Whitaker Center
Serving our Community through
Education + Entertainment + Art

About Whitaker Center

A Premier Center for the Arts

Located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts is the mid-state’s premier center for arts, education, entertainment and cultural enrichment. Whitaker Center is composed of three main venues — Sunoco Performance Theater, Select Medical Digital Cinema, and Harsco Science Center.

Our mission — To serve as the center for scientific, artistic, cultural and educational activities to enhance the region’s quality of life and economic vitality.

We accomplish the mission by staying on the cutting edge of exciting new public experiences, offering intriguing world-class exhibitions, presenting the latest in giant-screen films, hosting the finest in live performances and spectacular events, and doing all we can to make Central Pennsylvania a better place to live, work and play.

Since opening in 1999, Whitaker Center has hosted more than 4 million visitors. More than 450,000 students have enriched their knowledge of the sciences at the Harsco Science Center, and the entire facility has generated more than $300,000,000 in economic impact for the region.

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