Samford Arts Wright Center
Since its debut on campus in 1976, Samford’s University’s Wright Center and multiple performance venues offer Birmingham patrons direct access to the arts, showcasing entertainment for all ages. Conveniently located on the beautiful campus, it is a true cornerstone of the arts community. Samford shares the spotlight with notable performing arts groups including the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Opera Birmingham, and Alabama Ballet. Celebrating its 40th year, the grand theatre is being enhanced with a new rigging system, safety features, fresh paint and stage floor in order to continue to provide an excellent setting for all productions.
Samford’s Wright Center supports the outreach mission of the university by partnering with community organizations to present over 70 events annually. From local high school graduations to Broadway performances, the Wright Center opens its doors to the community and provides a venue home for groups big and small.
World-class musical productions
Birmingham Opera, Alabama Symphony Orchestra and Alabama Ballet
Chamber music and singer-songwriter performances
Creative and educational resources
Mon-Fri 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
800 Lakeshore Drive Birmingham, AL 35229View Larger Map