Performing Arts in Amarillo

Here on the Texas plains, our tradition of storytelling dates back to the trail driving days when cowboys gathered around campfires for entertainment, an escape from a hard day’s work. The vibrant performing arts scene in Amarillo continues to tell the modernized lore of the land through theater, music and dance. On your next trip to Amarillo, check out these places that deliver arts and culture.

For a full dose of visual, culinary and performing arts in Amarillo, check out the Amarillo Cultural Arts District. It includes a list of popular places to go for Amarillo concerts, theater and live music.

You’ll find an impressive lineup at the Amarillo Civic Center Complex, which includes the Amarillo Civic Center and the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts. Throughout the year, this venue has a host of events including various theater performances and concerts.  

Globe News Center for the Performing Arts Interior

Watch a production at Amarillo Little Theatre, one of America’s oldest continuously operating community theatres. They’ve produced popular titles like The Birds, Little Women, Sister Act and August: Osage County.

Amarillo Little Theatre - Into the Woods 1

Explore the rotating exhibitions ranging from 18th century European art to contemporary American masters at the Amarillo Museum of Art, which regularly hosts workshops, lectures and special events.

Amarillo Museum of Art Exterior

Treat yourself to an elegant evening with music by the Amarillo Symphony, where local talent delights alongside world-renowned guest artists. The Amarillo Opera, Lonestar Ballet and Chamber Music Amarillo provide further opportunity to witness powerful performances while you’re here.

Amarillo Symphony Action Shot

If you’re visiting in the summer, you simply can’t miss the famous TEXAS Outdoor Musical in nearby Palo Duro Canyon.

When it comes to storytelling and the arts, visit Amarillo to go “Deep in the Art of Texas.”

TEXAS! Musical Drama - Finale

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