The Tivoli Theatre is owned and operated by Owen County Preservations, Inc. a not-
for-profit, 501(c)3 corporation governed by a seven member Board of Directors. OCP is
dedicated to preserving and increasing the awareness of Owen County’s rich architectural
and historical heritage. The organization’s motto, Linking the Past With the Future, refers
to our county’s history as seen in the architectural style, craftsmanship, and material used
in earlier times by those who settled the county.
Formed in 1991, OCP strives to save and maintain these important and often endangered
structures in Owen County by encouraging the preservation of our heritage while
planning for the future growth of the communities in Owen County. We value the older
buildings and items of historical significance throughout the county and have made it our
endeavor to promote their preservation and restoration. We also see the importance of
planning for the future through educating and involving the entire community.
The restoration of the Tivoli Theatre embodies the spirit of OCP and has become our
largest undertaking to date. Through the presentation of films, performing arts and
entertainment events, the Tivoli Theatre’s mission is to provide quality, affordable
programming and serve as a gathering place for residents of Spencer and the surrounding
area. As a celebrated historic landmark working toward a sustainable future, the Tivoli
aims to inspire downtown revitalization and enhance pride in the community.
Contact the OCP Board of Directors at firstname.lastname@example.org.