Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts (THELMA) is a premier venue with its mission to enrich the community through the arts.
Offering unparalleled access to music, film, classes, and art exhibits, THELMA offers a stunning backdrop for corporate meetings, weddings, and other social gatherings. The cornerstone of the Arts and Entertainment District in Downtown Fond du Lac, THELMA is a regional venue for high-profile concerts, art exhibits with prominent artists, and art classes. Impeccable interior design, expanded art classrooms, and professional service set THELMA apart in the region. THELMA is an impressive feature in the heart of the city’s Downtown with majestic pillars, a grand staircase, and the perfect blend of the historic and the modern. Whether it’s dancing to music on the spacious outdoor plaza or listening to an intimate concert in The Great Hall or viewing the art galleries, you will want to visit again and again. Visit thelmaarts.org to purchase tickets, donate, become a member, or check out what’s happening next. There will always be more to see, more to do at THELMA.
Named for a woman with a classic style and an affinity for her community, this vital amenity is the cornerstone of the Arts and Entertainment District in downtown Fond du Lac and a spark for economic development in the region. Known as Windhover Center for the Arts, owned by the Fond du Lac Arts Council for 13 years, the new brand, along with the expansion and renovation of the arts center was made possible through the support of the Sadoff Family Foundation. Lacey Sadoff, granddaughter of the late Thelma Sadoff, said the Sadoff family is proud to be part of the new arts center and hopes the community will take advantage of all the new and improved amenities. “The newly redesigned arts center will be distinctive yet comfortable,” Lacey Sadoff said. These are adjectives used to describe Thelma Sadoff too. “My grandmother had a smile that would light up a room and she took an interest in every person who entered her home, usually by offering them a slice of the best Bundt cake ever made.”