WELCOME TO THE SUMTER OPERA HOUSE
INTIMATE. ICONIC. INSPIRING.
The Sumter Opera House celebrates 125 years of cultural forethought and shared experiences. It is an iconic venue with a rich past imploring visitors to discover old memories and new music. Today it is home to City Hall, City Council chambers and a 550 seat theatre. The Sumter Opera House is promoting the arts as a catalyst for community vibrancy, quality of life, education and economic development. It serves to enrich the cultural lives of our community, neighbors and visitors by promoting diverse creative experiences.
The Mission of the Sumter Opera House is to enrich the cultural lives of our community, neighbors, and visitors by providing diverse creative experiences.
The Vision of the Sumter Opera House is to be an indispensable cultural asset to our community through collaboration with educational systems, civic organizations, corporate sponsors, and individuals.
Promoting arts as a catalyst for community vibrancy, quality of life, education and economic development.
Preserving and archiving the heritage of Sumter’s iconic landmark for future generations.
Presenting diverse concert experiences.
Partnering with public schools, private schools, and homeschool groups to provide arts education opportunities.