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Designed for Inspiring, Engaging and
Informative Presentations

The Barbara Thalhimer Theater was recently renovated from top-to-bottom with modern amenities to help enhance any lecture or event. Comfortable theater-style seating with a professional audio setup makes for a perfect presentation every time. This venue is ideal for any multimedia setup. You can even use it as a stage. This space is sure to be the talk of your next event!

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Venue Details


  • Seated 119


  • Starting at $1,500+
  • Our Special Events Team is ready and waiting to answer your questions. Connect with us today to inquire about availability, pricing, and how we can help enhance your event.

Live science presentation in the Barbara Thalhimer Theater
A woman wearing a crown and pink googles watching blue and red chemical reactions.
Rat basketball presentation in the Barbara Thalhimer Theater
View from the seats in the Barbara Thalhimer Theater
Lecture presentation in the Barbara Thalhimer Theater

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