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The Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center includes the breathtaking 981-seat Mary Collier Baker Theater, beautiful glass-enclosed Wachovia Forum, the intimate Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery and Internet-ready seminar rooms. The variety of spaces can be configured to host any event, from board meetings, product launches and keynote speeches to corporate dinners, and fundraising galas. Spacious, tastefully appointed lobby areas on the first and second floors of the Center provide the perfect spot for pre-function receptions, meeting breaks, dessert buffets and much more. We are very proud of this Center and believe once you see it, you'll share in our excitement.
The Schlesinger Center has 5-foot rounds that will seat 8 people, with oversize banquet chairs, 6' x 36" and 6' x 18" rectangular tables all included in the rental fees.

"The Center is a wonderful, unique, intimate setting for a reception because it kept everyone together and everything is right there. The Forum didn't need a lot of dressing because it was so beautiful! Our guests were very impressed."
Ann Clinger Jennings
Meeting Planner


First Floor

Entry Foyer - 612 square feet
Side Lobby - 648 square feet
Wachovia Forum* - 1260 square feet (inside pillars only)
               Reception - 200 people standing (entire space)
               Banquet Rounds - 80 people in Forum only
                   Entry Foyer and Side Lobby may be used for pre-function space only.
               Theatre style seating - 140 people in Forum only
Mary Collier Baker Theater Stage** - 2420 square feet
               Reception - 250 people
               Banquet Rounds - 184 people


Second Floor

Fisher Art Gallery - 417 square feet
              Receptions - 60 people
              Banquet Rounds - 40 people
              Theatre style seating - 32 people


Internet-ready Seminar Rooms
Room 204 - 425 square feet
              Receptions - 45 people
              Banquet Rounds - 16 people
              Classroom - 18 people
              Theatre - 32 people

Room 206 - 272 square feet
             Reception - 25 people
             Banquet Rounds - 16 people
             Classroom - 12 people
             Theatre - 20 people

Room 208 - 272 square feet
             Receptions - 25 people
             Banquet Rounds - 16 people
             Classroom - 12 people
             Theatre - 20 people

Room 210 - 391 square feet
             Receptions - 40 people
             Banquet Rounds - 16 people
            Classroom - 15 people
            Theatre - 30 people

Rooms 204, 206, 208, 210 Combined - 1360 square feet
           Receptions - 145 people
           Banquet Rounds - 96 people
          Classroom - 60 people
          Theatre - 140 people


The Schlesinger Center has the following available for rent:
Chairs - 250 upholstered, stackable
Banquet Tables - 15 (6' x 18")
                           15 (6' x 3')
                           10 (5') Rounds

*A warming kitchen is located adjacent to the Wachovia Forum and contains an industrial-sized refrigerator, and microwave.

**The Schlesinger Center has fully-equipped lighting and sound systems.

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