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Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center


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).

Meeting Facilities
More Info
  • Length of Tour: 45 minutes
Facility Information
  • Meeting Rooms: 5
  • Max Breakout Rooms: 5
  • Largest Banquet Capacity: 250
  • Largest general Session: 540
  • Handicap Accessibility: Yes