The Emerson Center for the Arts and Culture offers public rental spaces for community use. We've hosted conferences, film festivals, school plays, wine tasting events, training programs and business meetings. The Emerson's Crawford Theater seats up to 711 people; our Ballroom is a neighborhood favorite for concerts, weddings and fundraisers. We at the Emerson wish to make your event a positive experience. We find it best to inform our clientele of the rules and regulations as they pertain to facilities use at the Emerson Center. Past experience, Board of Directors' policy, safety, and public law have established these rules for your benefit. We request that you follow these regulations to enhance your enjoyment of the Emerson Center.