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Spaces to Rent

Merchant Hall

Merchant Hall

Elegant European style opera house with contemporary accents

  • Seats 1123; 500+ in orchestra and the remainder in 27 boxes of various sizes
  • Stage measures 100ft x 45ft, including wing space, with a section on a hydraulic lift for flexible space use
  • Professional sound and light booth; 29ft rear projection cinema screen
  • State of the Art rigging system for creative stage designs
  • Perfect for large meetings, announcements, or awards ceremonies

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Merchant Hall Specification Sheets

Gregory Family Theater

Gregory Family Theater

Black Box theater space with usable balcony

  • 4,400 square feet of open space
  • Standard theater set-up allows 242 (maximum; with an additional 50 seated in the balcony)
  • Seats 300 for dinner or holds 425 for standing reception
  • 1,800 square feet of additional space on balcony level which overlooks main floor
  • Unmatched acoustics and infinite lighting combinations
  • Expo set-up: 25 (6’ tables)
  • Perfect for meetings, training sessions, trade shows, receptions, and banquets

Gregory Family Theater Specification Sheets

Didlake Grand Foyer

Didlake Grand Foyer

Beautifully appointed, technically equipped and unlimited uses

  • 7,300 square feet of flexible space
  • 2 Story Foyer with second floor art gallery
  • Acoustically sound, built-in accent lighting and a two-story glass front for plenty of natural light
  • Expo set-up: 25 (6’ tables)
  • Seats 100 for catered seated and accommodates up to 500 for standing receptions

Didlake Grand Foyer Specification Sheet

Buchanan Partners Art Gallery

Buchanan Partners Art Gallery

The Buchanan Partners Art Gallery on the second floor of the lobby serves as a focal point to showcase works by local and regional visual artists on a rotational basis and add yet another artistic element to the Didlake Grand Foyer. The Gallery space is available to rent for events and hold 150 for a cocktail hour or 100 for a sit down meal. The space also works as a training or meeting area for 80.

Buchanan Partners Art Gallery Specification Sheet

Lovey Hammel Lounge

This intimate space offers comfortable seating in a relaxed and quiet setting making it ideal for luncheons, meetings and presentations.

The Lovey Hammel Lounge is equipped with a built-in projector screen, bar area with sink and refrigerator and a private bathroom.

  • Maximum Capacity: 50
  • Dining Setup/Seated Banquet (Maximum): 20
  • Standing Reception (Maximum): 50

Lovey Hammel Lounge Specification Sheets

Novant|UVA Health Systems Rehearsal Room

The Novant|UVA Health Systems Health Rehearsal Room offers an excellent space for your group's rehearsals.

  • Room Dimensions: 37' x 30'
  • Orchestra rehearsal (Maximum): 65
  • Seated Banquet (Maximum): 80
  • Standing Reception: 125
  • Classroom: 32 (6’ tables)

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