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Murphy Fine Arts Center facilities
James E. Lewis Museum of Art murphy fine arts center - james e lewis museum of art
In addition to our theatre venues, the Murphy Fine Arts Center also houses the beautiful James E. Lewis Museum of Art, named for the late Professor of Art. Founded as The Gallery of Art in 1950, the museum has grown into a museum with more than 4,000 pieces valued at more than $10 million. The JELMA makes a beautiful setting for intimate receptions and small events. 
Nathan Carter Atrium Murphy fine arts center - nathan carter atrium

The Murphy Fine Arts Center’s Nathan Carter Atrium—dedicated to, and named for, the late Dr. Nathan M. Carter, Jr.—is also a beautiful space for elegant receptions and special events. 

outdoor amphitheater murphy fine arts center - outdoor amphitheater
Our outdoor amphitheater provides a small space, surrounded by informal stadium seating for 120 people.
  Upcoming Events


Mr/Miss MSU Coronation


DPS Dance Festival

11/1 - 11/3
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