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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 necessary equipment and a variety of setups to make your event a success. Equipment available includes a PA system, microphones, a podium, laptops, a Christie digital projector with a 10’x7’ screen and a grand piano.

  • Ernst Center Forum
  • Ernst Center Forum
  • Forum
  • Ernst Center Forum

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


Forum 45' x 61'
Total Square Feet 2919


Non-Profit Organization
Forum $90 per hour
Kitchen $25 per hour
For-Profit Organization
Forum $120 per hour
Kitchen $33 per hour

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.