School Matinees

All School Matinee Performances are $5 for students and adults (Teachers are FREE to School Matinees.)
Accompanying educational materials are available by request.
TO RESERVE SPACE FOR YOUR CLASS: Call 912-212-ARTS, or e-mail JD Lane at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Ol’ Scarecrow Statesboro Whaddaya Know Medicine Show

October 9 & 10, 2014 • 9:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

The Ol’ Scarecrow Statesboro Medicine Show is an original puppet show about Statesboro’s rich history. Learn along with local farm boy, Billy, as wise ol’ Russell Scarecrow and his crow pal, Jim, use song to travel through time to learn about the great people and events that shaped Statesboro. Written and produced exclusively for the Averitt Center for the Arts and the Statesboro Historical Society,


To Kill a Mockingbird
February 2, 2015  |  10:00 a.m.

Recommended for grades 9 – 12

A sleepy, southern town confronts racism and injustice through the eyes of six-year old Scout. In the heroics of her father, the struggles of her friends and neighbors, and the threat of a boogeyman, Scout lives through the joys of childhood innocence and the pains of growing up.


March 27, 2015  |  10:00 a.m.
Recommended for grades K – 5

Coppélia is a comic ballet to the music of Léo Delibes. Coppélia concerns an inventor, Dr Coppelius, who has made a life-size dancing doll. The doll is so lifelike that Franz, a village swain, becomes infatuated with it and sets aside his true heart’s desire, Swanhilde. Read more...

Treasure Island
May 14, 2015  |  10:00 a.m.
Recommended for grades 2 – 8
Based on the classic novel by Robert Louis Stevenson

Set sail with young Jim Hawkins aboard the Hispaniola for the mysterious Treasure Island, a tiny spot in the ocean believed to conceal the greatest of fortunes. On his swashbuckling adventures, Jim encounters the most legendary buccaneers in all of children’s literature: the salty Billy Bones, the blind rogue Pew,


Art Exhibition Tours

Educational tours are available for school children for all of the Averitt's Main Gallery Exhibitions.

Tickets: $5 per student -or- $4 per student if booking with a matinee

Averitt Center for the Arts
33 East Main Street
Statesboro, Ga. 30458
(912) 212-2787 (ARTS)

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Box Office Hours:
Tuesday – Friday: 12 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.