The Batte Center at Wingate University

In keeping with the belief that diversity of experience is essential to a well-rounded education, Wingate University is home to a variety of cultural facilities which are managed by The Batte Center. Built in 1999, the George A. Batte, Jr. Fine Arts Center is the cultural jewel of the campus that houses the Hanah Covington McGee Theatre (capacity 554), the Plyer- Griffin Recital Hall (174), Helms Art Gallery and, situated across the street, is Austin Auditorium (capacity 999).  Serving over 100,000 people annually, these inviting and accessible spaces host 500+ events each year ranging from concerts to art openings to plays and speakers for Wingate and the surrounding community.

Past performances have included:
Ailey II
Baltimore Consort
Blind Boys of Alabama
Canadian Brass
Chicago City Limits
Christine Lavin
Del McCrory Band
Garison Keillor
Hubbard Sreet Dance
Infamous Stringdusters
Joan Baez
Janis Ian
Jim Brickman
Kathy Mattea
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
LA Theatre Works
Leon Bates
Loonis McGlohon Trio
Mark O'Connor
Moscow Boy Choir
NC Dance Theatre
NC Symphony
Preservation Hall Jazz
Roger McGuinn
Sam Bush
Susan Graham
The Ahn Trio
The 5 Browns
Tim O'Brien
Turtle Island String Quartet

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The Batte Center at Wingate University

403 N. Camden Road
Wingate, NC 28174
704-233-8300 phone
704-233-8309 tty

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