Etienne Auditorium

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Renting the Etienne Auditorium Event Space:

The Etienne Auditorium may be rented for 18+ age events, functions, and meetings between 9am and 11pm (subject to availability). Our all-inclusive rates include all the amenities associated to the space. We greatly appreciate our members’ support and offer a 20% discount to all members currently at the voting membership level or above.


  • 196 person occupancy
  • 350 square foot stage
  • 164 fixed general seating with availability of extended seating options (including tables)
  • A large screen with projector for presentation and movie viewings - use with our control booth computer or with your device (HDMI direct connect or Wi-Fi)
  • Lighting and sound system with wireless hand-held microphones
  • A control booth equipped with a lighting board, a sound board, and a Microsoft Windows 10 computer with Microsoft Office and direct Internet access
  • Free guest Wi-Fi access
  • Green Room

Also included:

  • General setup and basic cleanup
  • Basic control center technician
  • Coat check is provided for non-meeting events

Please inquire with LA&M about your event’s specific needs, and we’ll see if we can help!



Deposit and Final Rental Payment:

For cost-based rentals, we must receive a 25% non-refundable deposit within seven (7) days of your event’s space rental approval. The 75% remaining balance is due seven (7) days prior to your event. LA&M will not reserve the auditorium until we receive your deposit.

Certificate of Event Insurance:

All event occupants using the Etienne Auditorium Event Space must procure special event liability insurance for no less than $1,000,000 with the LA&M named as an insured party. The event’s Certificate of Insurance must be presented to the LA&M, failure to produce this certification first day of the event will result in cancellation of the event’s use of LA&M space. No event can begin at LA&M without the occupant providing LA&M staff physical proof of a valid certificate of event insurance.

Alcohol Service:

Alcoholic beverages may not be sold or require ticket. Alcoholic beverages may be served without charge by a licensed and insured caterer that has delivered proof of insurance and license to the LA&M no less than 14 days prior to the event.

Details for free usage:

The Etienne Auditorium is available for not-for-profit community groups holding meetings (e.g. general meetings, discussion groups, etc.) free of charge under the following guidelines:

  • Hosted during regular museum hours
  • Does not involve physical demonstrations
  • No more than 25 members/guests
  • No more than 4 hours per group per month
  • No admittance or other fees charged to your members/guests

Donations are greatly appreciated to help defer operating expenses and to continue to provide this space free of charge to community groups.


Please click here to fill out an Event Application