305 N 5th Street, Norfolk NE 68701 info@norfolkartscenter.org 402.371.7199



  • 501(c)3 non-profit organization funded primarily through memberships and donations
  • Directed by a 15 member Board of Directors
  • An art gallery, performing arts host, and educational facility


Norfolk Arts Center was founded in 1978 with the purpose of enriching the lives of the people of northeast Nebraska through visual arts. Over the years the mission has grown to include education, performing arts, and community activities. Norfolk Arts Center exists to serve the community by bringing people and the arts together.


  • Two galleries separated by a removable wall totaling 2,138 sq. ft. and 161 hanging feet
  • Two classrooms 1007 square feet each
  • Gallery concourse with 28 feet of hanging space
  • Serving kitchen
  • Available for rent year-round, including (but not limited to): weddings, wedding receptions, bridal or baby showers, holiday parties, graduation parties, and birthday parties


  • All media
  • Historic to contemporary
  • Chosen by a 10-member Visual Arts Committee


  • Youth, adult, & family oriented entertainment
  • Small – Large Stage shows
  • Chosen by a 10-member Performing Arts Committee


  • Adult & youth classes
  • Special workshops and residency opportunities
  • Youth scholarships available


Tuesday – Friday: 10 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 2 pm
Closed on Sundays & Mondays