Waldorf University, the city of Forest City and the Forest City Community School District is hosting the event.
The Hanson Family Fine Arts Center is the result of a partnership between Waldorf, the city and the school district.
The groundbreaking is on the site for the center, 305 John K. Hanson Drive. The public is invited.
In case of inclement weather, the event will be held at the Hanson Fieldhouse.
The $10 million Hanson Family Fine Arts Center will be a two-story, 29,743 square foot building. When completed in the fall of 2018, it will be used for university, school and local theater group performances, as well as regional and national touring groups.
The groundbreaking is a kickoff for Fine Arts Weekend at Waldorf.
Parking for the groundbreaking will be available at the Hanson Fieldhouse.