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Westerville Parks and Recreation is committed to the arts, introducing murals, sculptures, photography exhibits, concerts, theater, and even art-inspired playgrounds to bring people together and initiate community conversations.

YOUTH MUSICAL UPDATE: JUNIE B. JONES

Due to the impact of COVID-19, the Westerville Parks and Recreation Civic Theatre production of Junie B. Jones Jr. has been postponed until summer 2021.

 
SUMMER MUSICAL: JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
 
"Sha la la Joseph, you’re doing fine! You and your dreamcoat ahead of your time!" One of the most enduring shows of all time, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and the coat of many colors. This show is appropriate for all audiences and age groups.
 
Auditions originally scheduled for Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3 are postponed until further notice.
 
Youth participants must be eight year-old to audition. Performances will be held July 30 - August 2.
 
Joseph


WESTERVILLE PARKS AND RECREATION CIVIC THEATRE

Our Civic Theatre program attracts 10,000+ annually to performances and classes. In 2018, the Department Theater swept all BroadwayWorld.com awards - and was recognized as ‘Theater of the Year’.

 

ART COMES ALIVE
Public Art in Westerville

Throughout the City, you will find a variety of public art installations from a monarch mural in Uptown to sculptures at the Westerville Sports Complex. With so much art to see, consider taking a self-guided sculpture tour to soak it all in: Public Art in Westerville Spaces Map [pdf] 

"A Celebration of Life" - The Cobert C. Collins Collection 
Cobert C. Collins sculptures span four continents, a dozen countries, more than 3,000 private and public facilities and are on display in Westerville. A large portion of Collins' work was given to the Westerville Parks Foundation in partnership with the Cobert C. Collins Memorial Sculpture Fund, LLC. For additional information this collection, visit www.cobertccollinssculptures.com.