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Robins Family Forum

Venues for theatrical and educational events

One of the best acoustical spaces in Richmond, a large, fixed-seat theater or auditorium with wheelchair cut-outs, comfortable cushioned seats, soft lighting, and two access aisles. Features a stage approximately 10.5 feet deep x 36 feet wide, a large drop-down screen, unsecure WiFi, sound booth, and the capacity to record the program. Perfect for larger meetings, concerts, theatrical performances, and lectures.


  • Theater-style seating: 488

  • Podium

  • Christie 2K digital high-definition projector

  • 5.1 surround sound

  • 144 inch x 160 inch screen

  • 240 inch x 120 inch screen

  • Various microphones available

  • DVD player

  • Blu-Ray player

  • CD player

  • Laptop (additional fees apply)

  • Adjacent to the Gateway to History, the Cabell Gallery, and the Halsey Family Lecture Hall