The Powerhouse Community Arts Center
- 413 S 14th St, Oxford, MS 38655
- Art Galleries, Performing Arts
The Powerhouse, built in 1928 as the home of the Oxford Electric Department, opened in April 2006 as a community arts center featuring a 140 seat performing arts room, exhibit and classroom space, and Yoknapatawpha Arts Council office. The Powerhouse features eight rotating art exhibits throughout the year which are free to the public. Art exhibits feature Mississippi artists, as well as artists inspired by the South. The Theatre is home to Laff Co, Theatre Oxford, Writers in the Round, and a variety of other events from open mic nights to poetry nights to independent film screenings. The Powerhouse is managed by the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council. For more information please visit the website or contact Wayne Andrews at 662-236-6429.