Our Space is Your Space

Welcome to the Academy Center of the Arts! We’re located in Lynchburg, Virginia, south of Charlottesville and east of Roanoke. When you rent with us, you don’t just get a space—you get a full-service experience. From our top-notch facilities to our state-of-the-art gear and hands-on team, the Academy Center of the Arts has everything you need to deliver a smooth and seamless event (without any headaches).

If you’re ready to get started, contact our rentals team using the information below.

All rental inquiries – corporate rentals, weddings, birthday parties, performance rentals, and non-profit groups – will be responded to within 48 hours of initial correspondence. Please note only rental dates that exceed a 90 day lead time from the date of inquiry will be considered.

Rent our spaces for:
  • Private Events
  • Birthday Parties
  • Corporate Events and Rentals
  • Social Events and Private Rentals
  • Weddings
  • Ticketed Performance Rentals
  • Performance Partner Program

Host Your Private Event With Us

Contact us to learn more about our available venues.
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Our Available Venues

Historic Academy Theatre, Academy Historic Theatre, Lynchburg

Historic Academy Theatre

835 capacity


Acclaimed Acoustics

Restored Historic Theatre

Academy Center of the Arts Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre

Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse

Theatre 72 – 600 capacity

Intimate Atmosphere

Adaptable for Every Type of Event

Patricia Harrington Gallery Building

Patricia Harrington Gallery Building

75 – 100 capacity


Small Gatherings

Adaptable Event Space

The Academy Center of the Arts Hall of Legends

The Hall Of Legends

Up to 50 capacity

Unique venue inside of the Historic Academy Theatre