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Home > Campuses & Centers > Annandale > Facilities > Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center > Annandale Campus Rental Space > Forum


The Cultural Center’s Forum provides an elegant setting for public meetings, trade shows, job fairs, lectures, art auctions, conferences, yearbook ceremonies, luncheons, gala receptions, holiday parties and other cultural events and gatherings. It is an open space with carpeted flooring, an attractive fireplace and a removable 8’ x 16’ stage.

The Ernst Community Cultural Center can provide you with the necessary equipment and a variety of setups to make your event a success. Equipment offered in the forum includes a PA system, microphones, a podium, laptops, a Christie digital projector with a 10’x7’ screen and a grand piano. 

Rent the Forum

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Dimensions and Pricing

Capacity and Style
Theater Style 200 people
Banquet Style 200 people
Job Fair Style 30 tables for vendors
Conference Style 100 people
Art Auction 150 people

In order to serve food and/or beverages in the Forum, the room must be set up with round tables and chairs.

Forum 45' x 61'
Total Square Feet 2,919
Non-Profit Organization
Forum $130 per hour
Kitchen $60 per event
For-Profit Organization
Forum $185 per hour
Kitchen $90 per event

* The Ernst Community Cultural Center requires a minimum three-hour booking. Additional charges apply for use of equipment, an administrative fee, parking and labor. A separate cleaning charge of $180 applies if the kitchen is rented.