St. Bonaventure University

Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

The Quick Center offers a wide range of resources — spacious art galleries, the 321-seat Rigas Family Theater, instructional spaces for the visual and performing arts, vocal and instrumental labs and rehearsal rooms, study and storage spaces — making it an education and entertainment hub for not only the campus but the community at large.

The Quick Center includes the F. Donald Kenney Museum and Art Study Wing, named after the late F. Donald Kenney, a university trustee and arts patron. The Kenney wing added galleries, a prints and drawings room, study and support spaces, further enhancing the Quick Center's reputation as a center for regional collaboration and thought.

Quick Center galleries are open to the public year round at no charge.

Group tours are also available. To request a tour, please complete and submit our Gallery Tour Request Form.


Quick Center Exhibitions

Students looking at art in a Quick Center galleryThe university's encyclopedic art collection, which includes Asian, European & American, Modern & Contemporary art, as well as pieces from the John Rogers Statuary Groups, is installed on an ongoing basis in Quick Center galleries.

In addition, featured installations are in place on a rotating basis throughout the year. Our galleries are open to the public at no charge.



Performing Arts Series

The Invoke String Band The Quick Center hosts an annual performing arts series in conjunction with the Olean nonprofit organization Friends of Good Music.

The series features live performances of classical and international music, theater and dance. Season subscriptions are available, with discounted single-performance tickets available to students.




Arts Education Programs

Two Quick Center educators holding giant paint brushes by the traveling Artmobile.We're all about encouraging the next generation of art lovers at the Quick Center.

Our programs include annual juried art exhibitions for schoolchildren, special performances for young audiences in our Rigas Family Theater, visits to schools across the region by our Quick Center Artmobile, professional development days for art teachers, and much more.




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