The Walter J. Manninen Center for the Arts

Visual Arts
Performing Arts
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Front view of the Center for the Arts with flowers in bloom in the springtime
Center for the Arts

     The Walter J. Manninen Center for the Arts at Endicott College is a major cultural arts center hosting tens of thousands of visitors annually from the North Shore and metropolitan Boston.  Students and visitors alike have delighted in the joys and benefits of outstanding galleries, theaters, and art studios all under one roof.  

     The state of the art facility includes a 250 seat performance hall with professional-quality acoustics, a 100 seat black box theater for drama, dance, technical theater workshops and performances, a digital recording studio, two museum quality art galleries, an atrium gallery, and a student gallery.  This facility serves as a cultural resource for the North shore and members of the community are encouraged to attend the exhibits, performances, and programs offered.

     Located in Beverly, Massachusetts on the oceanfront campus of Endicott College, the Walter J. Manninen Center for the Arts is housed in the School of Visual and Performing Arts.  Students at the School of Visual and Performing Arts can earn Bachelor Degrees in Art Therapy, Graphic Design, photography, Studio Art, and Interior Design.  The School also offers minors in Art History, Arts Administration, Creative Arts Therapy, Dance, Graphic Design, Music, Photography, Studio Art, and Theater.

     For more information, please contact 978-232-2250 or find us online at

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