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The O’Shaughnessy has been an important gathering place in the community for more than 40 years. Your support makes it possible for us to bring innovative women artists and leaders, and cutting edge performances to the Twin Cities. In recent years, generous support from people like you have enabled us to present Ann Bancroft and her Access Water Team, Patti Griffin, Ananya Dance Theater, Maureen Fleming, Rosanne Cash and so much more. Please consider making a sustaining monthly donation to help make our programs vibrant and accessible to all!
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About The O'Shaughnessy

For a list of staff, please visit our O'Shaughnessy Staff page.

Located on the scenic main campus of St. Catherine University in St. Paul, The O'Shaughnessy has held a unique place in the cultural landscape of the Twin Cities as both an arts presenter and rental hall since 1970. The O'Shaughnessy is conveniently located between the downtowns of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

The O'Shaughnessy is one of the Twin Cities' premier venues for showcasing the arts. The O'Shaughnessy has established itself as a venue for regional and local dance community organizations such as TU Dance, Ananya Dance Theater, James Sewell Ballet, Ballet Minnesota, and many others. The O'Shaughnessy is an exceptional concert venue as well. It has recently featured such diverse acts as Lizzo, Dessa, Rosanne Cash, and the world-renowned classical guitarist Sharon Isbin. 

The O'Shaughnessy holds a unique place in the cultural landscape of the Twin Cities as both an arts presenter and rental hall. The venue also has a strong focus on education, and hosts thousands of students and teachers each year from schools and institutions throughout Minnesota. The O'Shaughnessy is conveniently located between the downtowns of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

The O'Shaughnessy is also the home of Women of Substance. You can read more about Women of  Substance here.