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The Kentucky Center - Venue Rental

Kentucky Center at night front steps

The Kentucky Center offers the perfect backdrop for any occasion.  Whether it's a production in one of our theaters, a meeting, birthday party, or large-scale event, our experienced event staff will work closely with you to plan, prepare, and execute your event.

Located in the heart of downtown Louisville, The Kentucky Center is a beautiful building accented by a breathtaking collection of public art, ample parking and accessible facilities.

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Whether you need box lunches for ten or an elegant sit-down dinner for three hundred, our list of approved caterers contains some of the area's leading food service and hospitality professionals to meet your needs, including SCENE at the Center.

Whitney Hall

A 2,377-seat, multipurpose concert facility, Whitney Hall can accommodate everything from the most elaborate touring Broadway extravaganzas to the more modest requirements of a chamber music ensemble.

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Bomhard Theater

With 619 seats, the Bomhard is an ideal facility for musical performances and smaller-scale dance and theater. It also serves as the home for Stage One, Louisville’s family theater. Steeply raked aisles provide a clear view of the stage from any seat.

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MeX Theater

A space as unique and versatile as the imaginative artists who perform upon its stage, the MeX is a simple "black box" with a maximum seating capacity of 139. Named in honor of long-time theatre and film critic of the Courier-Journal Boyd Martin, the theater was dedicated in 1988.

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Main Lobby

The Main Lobby is our largest non-theatrical venue available for event rentals. This wide open space features priceless works of art, a front terrace, access to the Belvedere, and optional coat check.

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Tom Clark-Todd Hall

Tom Clark-Todd Hall is a beautiful space on the 4th floor of The Kentucky Center. This space features hardwood floors, high ceilings, optional projector and screen, multiple ambient lighting options, an optional wall of mirrors, an optional acoustic wall, and long flowing curtains.

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Mary Anderson & Conference Rooms

The Mary Anderson Room and Conference Room are two adjoining spaces on the 2nd floor of The Kentucky Center. The Mary Anderson Room features a built-in bar, multiple lighting options, optional projector and screen, multiple works of art, and windows overlooking Main Street.

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North Lobby

The North Lobby has large floor-to-ceiling windows that provide a view of the Belvedere, with automatic shades if you prefer privacy.

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