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Visiting The River Arts Center

The River Arts Center is attached to the southern end of Sauk Prairie High School, at 105 9th Street in Prairie du Sac, WI - on the corner of 9th Street and Oak Street.  Only a short 25 minute drive from Madison, the River Arts Center is a beautiful venue to see a performance or host an event!

When using a GPS navigation system, we recommend entering the address as opposed to searching "River Arts Center", as some systems will confuse "River Arts Center" with "River Arts Inc", which is a different location.

Parking outside of school hours is available in the south lot or staff high school lot.  You may disregard the "parking permit required" sign outside of school hours.  During school hours, street parking is recommended.

Attending Performances

For information on tickets, click here.

Lobby doors typically open an hour before a scheduled performance.  Doors into the theater typically open 30 minutes before a performance.

Flash photography is prohibited at all performances.  For many performances, photography and video recording of any kind is prohibited by copyright law.  Listen for a preshow announcement and check the program for production specifics.

RAC Main Hall Seating
Items blocking aisles

Ensure all aisles stay clear while attending shows.  This is a fire code requirement.

Listening assistance available

The Main Theater has listening assistance devices available.  Ask an usher or the House Manager for a free listening device.

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Many performances include flashing lights and non-toxic theatrical haze and fog. 

Host An Event

The River Arts Center's various spaces are available for rental for events of all sizes!  From a graduation or birthday party, to a meeting or corporate retreat, to a wedding or private concert, the River Arts Center is a beautiful space for your next big (or small) event!  Click here for more information!

The Arts nourish the human spirit and enrich our world.

The Arts strengthen and connect communities.

The Arts flourish with an active partnership between school and community.

The Arts are vital to lifelong learning.