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,


photoFlow like Poe
October 2, 2015  |  10:00 a.m.

Recommended for grades 6 – 12

California native hip-hop artist, MC Lars, is recognized for creating his own style of rap using the words of famous poet, Edgar Allan Poe. Read more...

photoKid Power: Operation Lunch Line
October 19, 2015  |  10:00 a.m.

Recommended for grades K – 5

This 60 minute show is a highly interactive, musical production, designed to help children learn the value of good nutrition and exercise. Read more...

Nutcracker Sweets
November 20, 2015  |  10:00 a.m.

Recommended for grades K – 5

Join Clara and her Prince as they visit exotic lands and meet delightful sweets that dance and perform like you’ve never seen before. Read more...


Midsummer Night's Dream
February 12, 2016  |  10:00 a.m.

Recommended for grades 6 – 12

Shakespeare's most mischievous comedy throws unrequited lovers, warring fairies, and amateur thespians into a mysterious forest and sets trickster Puck loose on them all. Read more...

photoThe Miracle Worker
May 13, 2016  |  10:00 a.m.

Recommended for grades 5 – 12

Young Helen Keller is in danger of being institutionalized. Blind, deaf, and mute since infancy, her inability to communicate has left her frustrated and at times, violent. Read more...

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.