The Koger Center for the Arts is an arts center located in Columbia
, South Carolina
, on the University of South Carolina campus. It was built in 1988, and has 2,256 saleable seats. The center is the home of the South Carolina Philharmonic, and is also used for other functions such as The State of the State Address, The South Carolina Body Building Championships, The South Carolina Science Fair, Freshman Orientation, The Conductor's Institute, and the dance concerts for the Columbia City Ballet and Southern Strutt's year-end concert.The center is named for philanthropists Ira and Nancy Koger, who made a substantial donation for construction of the $15 million center.