As Southern Indiana's center for the performing and visual arts, located on the campus of Indiana University Southeast in New Albany, the Ogle Center presents a variety of professional, nationally touring artists on its signature, The Ogle Center Presents series. The Ogle Center also presents a free Children & Family series, and the Louisville Orchestra performs several times each year.

In addition to professional performances, the Ogle Center is also home to Indiana University Southeast's Music and Theatre Departments, presenting many student and faculty concerts, recitals, musicals, and plays each year. The center is comprised of four different performance spaces: the Richard K. Stem Concert Hall, the Robinson Theater, the Stiefler Recital Hall, and the outdoor Horseshoe Amphitheater as well as the Ronald L. Barr art gallery. The James L. Russell Wonderland Way Art Collection is on permanent display in the Ogle lobby.