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Fine Arts at Carthage

Fine Arts Facilities

Fine art facilities at Carthage include six naturally lit art studios; a state-of-the-art computer graphics and electronic music laboratory; the magnificent Fritsch Memorial Organ in A. F. Siebert Chapel; a flexible recital hall and art gallery; the Wartburg Theatre and Studio Theatre; and music teaching studios, ensemble rooms and practice rooms.

Wartburg theatre

Wartburg Theatre is the principal performance space for our main stage theatre productions and dance shows. The proscenium-style theatre accommodates 400 audience members and features a full 21-line fly system and newly updated light and soundboards. See more photos.


A. F. Siebert Chapel

This striking building is an outstanding concert hall. Located in the center of campus, it is the primary space in which the Carthage community assembles for worship, convocations, and other events. The Fritsch Memorial Casavant pipe organ is one of the finest tracker-action organs in the Midwest. See more photos.


H. F. Johnson Center of the Fine Arts

The H.F. Johnson Center of the Fine Arts (JAC) houses six naturally lit art studios; classrooms for art, graphic design, and music classes; and a state-of-the art computer graphics and electronic music library. See more photos.


H. F. Johnson Gallery of Art

The H. F. Johnson Gallery of Art displays work by established and emerging artists and gives Carthage students a chance to engage with current regional and national art trends. See more photos.


Dance Studio

The TARC Dance Studio is available for dance technique classes as well as rehearsal for music theatre and dance performances. The studio features a professional dance floor, mirrored walls, movable barres, and a sound system. See more photos.


H.F. Johnson Recital Hall

The H.F. Johnson Recital Hall is utilized for faculty and student recitals, chamber music events, and cabaret projects. The Recital Hall’s intimate setting accommodates 120 audience members, and features a Yamaha Grand Piano and a two manual, 11 rank Cassavant organ. See more photos.


Practice Spaces

Carthage has two large ensemble rehearsal rooms for the vocal and instrumental music programs as well as a plethora of individual practice spaces. See more photos.



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Carthage facilities are available for use by the public. Learn more about our conference services