Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center

300 East Third Street, Lexington, KY 40508

Originally opened in 1948, the Lyric Theatre was a thriving cultural centerpiece for Lexington's African American families hosting movies, fashion shows and big name acts like Count Basie and Ray Charles. Renovated and expanded, the facility hosts a robust schedule of performances, films and exhibits in its theater, museum, gallery and multi-purpose room.

The facility boasts a 540 seat proscenium theater, museum, gallery, courtyard and multi-purpose room, all available for rental. The multi-purpose room seats 325 (250 banquet style).

More Info
  • Length of Tour: 45 minutes
  • Price Range $-$$$$: Free
  • Accessibility Details: Wheelchair accessible seating available. Please call ahead to reserve.
  • Booking URL: Link
Facility Info
  • Theater Capacity 540
  • Banquet Capacity 250
  • Number of Rooms 5

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