We believe in the power of LIVE entertainment.

We believe in the energy of sharing moments together.

We exist to make the area THRIVE with Live Entertainment.


Vision –

To make Van Wert an entertainment destination.

Mission –

To provide entertainment experiences that are SO GOOD they demand a return.

The Van Wert Area Performing Arts Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. It is a supporting organization of The Van Wert County Foundation. It has its own board of directors and Executive Director. 

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Van Wert Live events are made possible in part by state tax dollars allocated by the Ohio Legislature to the Ohio Arts Council (OAC). The OAC is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally, and economically. Contact the Communications Office at communications@oac.ohio.gov with questions about credit materials or to request a quote from the OAC.