11 10, 2019

Norton Center to host Architecture Festival on Oct. 26

By |2019-10-16T09:08:27-04:00October 11th, 2019|Press|

DANVILLE, Ky. (October 11, 2019) – A unique architecture learning experience is coming to Danville, Kentucky. As part of Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts, THE WRIGHT ANGLE exhibition,  a Bluegrass Architecture Festival will be held on Saturday, October 26, providing a glimpse into the building’s storied past and other Frank Lloyd Wright-related architecture in [...]

25 09, 2019

Norton Center Salutes: G&J Pepsi

By |2019-09-25T12:01:34-04:00September 25th, 2019|Norton Center Salutes|

The name “Pepsi” first originated in 1898 when Caleb Bradham, a North  Carolina pharmacist, renamed “Brad’sDrink”, a carbonated soft-drink he created to serve his drugstore’s fountain customers. From these humble beginnings, the Pepsi name survived bankruptcy, the Great Depression, two World Wars, and several ownership changes to become the multi-billion dollar corporation that exists [...]

25 09, 2019

Norton Center Salutes: Farmers National Bank

By |2019-09-25T11:51:14-04:00September 25th, 2019|Norton Center Salutes|

Norton Center Salutes: Farmers National Bank Farmers National Bank has been in a celebratory mood recently as 2019 marks its 140th year of service to Central Kentucky. As the 9th oldest bank in Kentucky, and the oldest operating business on Main Street in Danville, the history of Farmers National Bank runs deep.  Started by [...]

17 09, 2019

Norton Center Salutes: Stuart Powell Ford Lincoln Mazda

By |2019-09-16T16:02:31-04:00September 17th, 2019|Norton Center Salutes|

In October of 1949, Stuart Powell opened a used car lot and service garage in his hometown of Perryville, Kentucky, and began selling and servicing automobiles.  In 1952, he began working at the Mattingly and Rapier Chevrolet dealership in Danville.  That pair also owned a Chevy dealership in Lancaster at this time, and in 1953 they [...]

19 08, 2019

Ticket sales for 2019/2020 Season begin at the Norton Center

By |2019-09-11T15:12:19-04:00August 19th, 2019|Press|

Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts opened public ticket sales for its 2019/2020 performing arts season on Monday, August 19. Tickets, starting at just $15 for all performances, may be purchased online at, by phone at 1-877-HIT-SHOW, or in person at the Norton Center Box Office. “The Norton Center has always been [...]

5 06, 2019

Norton Center for the Arts announces 2019/20 Season

By |2019-06-05T14:22:17-04:00June 5th, 2019|Press|

Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts announces its 2019/2020 Season of live performances today. Along with a boldly diverse lineup of internationally-acclaimed artists, patrons can expect new adventurous events and series subscription options with deeper discounts and more flexibility. “The Norton Center has always been a community gathering place,” said Steve Hoffman, Norton [...]

8 05, 2019

It’s not too late to support the 2019 ACTS Fund Challenge

By |2019-06-04T10:36:47-04:00May 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Center College’s Norton Center for the Arts is hosting its second annual Arts for the Classroom Ticket Subsidy (ACTS) Fund Challenge through May 10, 2019. Donations to the fund subsidize free or deeply discounted student matinee tickets, helping to ensure that all area children have access to life-changing arts experiences regardless of their financial circumstances. ACTS student [...]

8 04, 2019

Norton Center Salutes: Sodexo

By |2019-04-08T12:19:31-04:00April 8th, 2019|Norton Center Salutes|

Pictured above: Miguel Rivas-Executive Chef Sodexo-Centre Dining Service; Kendrick Durham, Asst. Dean of Students at Centre College; Mike Nagorka, General Manager Sodexo-Centre College Dining Service; James Young, Community Friends FoodBank; Julie Cox, Backpack Program-Indian Hills Christian Church; and Betty Jean Burton, Community Friends Food Bank. Sodexo-Centre Dining Services continues to help end hunger in [...]

8 04, 2019

Norton Center Salutes: Applied Behavioral Advancements, LLC

By |2019-04-08T12:18:19-04:00April 8th, 2019|Norton Center Salutes|

Applied Behavioral Advancements, LLC provides behavior analytic and therapy services to individuals of all ages who have been diagnosed with developmental or intellectual disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, or psychiatric disorders. Established in 2007, ABA, LLC currently serves over 1,200 clients throughout Kentucky. The ABA motto “Innovative Strategies for Unique Individuals” captures their mission of [...]

8 04, 2019

Mesozoic Aquarium: Paleontology Beyond Dinosaurs

By |2019-04-08T12:16:41-04:00April 8th, 2019|Centre News, Notes from the Faculty|

Dr. Falk Everybody loves dinosaurs. That’s just a fact. Dinosaurs are huge, awe-inspiring, amazing animals. They’ve been extinct for 66 million years. They inspire our imaginations and stimulate our curiosity. We always want to know more. I had (who am I kidding, I still have) a box of plastic dinosaurs when I was a [...]