Special Events

Art Exhibits

Special Events
Art Exhibits

The Reception Gallery showcases a variety of art from local and regional artists. Admission is FREE and exhibits change on a regular basis—see below for information on our latest exhibit. Selected pieces will be available for purchase.

The Reception Gallery is located on the 2nd floor of the Hilt Building within the Frauenthal Center and is open Monday – Friday, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM with extended hours on show nights.


For more information contact Eric Messing at 231.332.4135.


2022-2023 Series Schedule

August & September 2022 - Valentina Gregorieva

A Kazakhstan/American artist who creates watercolor landscapes and still

October & November 2022 - Wayne Pierce

Colorful and textured surfaces in photography.

December 2022 & January 2023 - Mary Jane Pories

Semi-abstracted and abstracted people, landscapes in oil.

February 2023 - Franciscan Artists

The Franciscan Artists will bring a variety of artworks in different mediums and styles.

March 2023 - Muskegon Showcase

The Muskegon Showcase brings students' work in the Muskegon area to the Reception Gallery.

April & May 2023 - Janine Zomermaad

Abstract paintings in acrylic.

June & July 2023 - Henry Droski

Black and white photography of landscapes.

Current Exhibit



Student Showcase


Showcase 2023 - 200x144 Calendar Img



The West Michigan Student Showcase brings the work of area high school students to the Reception Gallery.

This exhibit runs from

February 28 - March 29.


Presenting Series, Movies, Music, and More...

Presenting Series

Frauenthal Presenting Series

The Presenting Series at the Frauenthal delivers an exceptional performance experience with shows among the best in live music, dance, comedy, and theater. The Frauenthal's 2022 - 2023 Presenting Series features productions that reflect our mission to engage the region through a diverse range of arts and entertainment. We will see you at the theater!

Free Family Movie Days

Free Family Movie Days

Join us for a family-friendly entertainment series featuring 9 FREE family movies inside the Frauenthal Theater, once a month from September 2022 through May 2023.

No tickets are required.


All movies begin at 3:00 PM with the doors opening at 2:15 PM.

Alley Door Club

Alley Door Club Music Series

Join us for another season of live music, dancing, and a full cash bar! Doors open at 6:00 PM. Bands play 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Get $1 off drinks during Happy Hour from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM.

Tickets: $13 Single Ticket / $77 Reserved Table of 4 / $154 Reserved Table of 8.


Box Office

Daytime Box Office hours are Tuesday through Friday, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. On performance days, the box office opens two hours prior to show time and remains open 30 minutes after curtain. You may also purchase tickets online at etix.com.

Frauenthal Box Office: