Rentals & Event Planning

Make every moment historic.

We're here to make your event a memorable and momentous occasion at the International Civil Rights Center & Museum! Whether a company event, business retreat, conference, birthday or family celebration, or even a wedding, we invite you to join us in this historic space to mark the moments in your life that count the most. 

Please contact [email protected] or 336-274-9199 ext. 230 for more information, or click below.

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Catering Options

Preferred caterer information is available upon request. The Museum does not have an eatery on-site.

Event Services

Event planning and décor services are also available. Please inquire for rates. 

Museum Venues & Spaces

The variety of spaces offered in the Civil Rights Museum can be catered to match any type of event or occasion. 


$600 (3-hr min.)
$400 (Non-profit)

Fully equipped with light, sound and AV systems, the Auditorium offers a turn-key set-up, ideal for any event ranging from corporate meetings to intimate concerts and theatrical presentations. (Seats 180)

Changing Gallery

$300 (3-hr min.)
$200 (Non-profit)

Aptly named, the Changing Gallery is a generous space that lends itself to any event set-up. Whether a corporate luncheon, formal dinner, wedding and reception or a small intimate gathering, this space has the flexibility to accommodate various arrangements. (Standing Capacity: 125)

Executive Boardroom

$350 (3-hr min.)
$275 (Non-profit)

Dressed with comfortable plush seating, large conference table, and outfitted with AV systems, our Executive Boardroom offers a large space with a luxurious view of the downtown cityscape. (Seats 20-35) 

Joint Center

$250 (3-hr min.)
$150 (Non-profit)

A smaller boardroom, the Joint Center provides a large space flooded with natural light from its wall of large windows. Versatility makes this space perfect for small meetings or gatherings. 

Main Lobby

$750 (3-hr min.)
$500 (Non-profit)

Located on our street-level entrance, the Main Lobby is a prime location offering a spacious, brightly-lit venue with a panoramic view of downtown Elm Street. (Standing Capacity: 225)


$125 (3-hr min.)
$75 (Non-profit)

Lecture hall style seating affords comfort and unobstructed view. Our two Classrooms are equipped with AV systems and are perfect for meetings, lectures, and workshops. (Seats 35/ea.)

Related Services & Fees

a la carte

Tables (Long/Round)

$10 ea.

Bistro Tables

$15 ea.


$3 ea.

Linens (Black/White)

$12 ea.

Podium & Microphone


A/V Projector/Screen


Additional Hour


After Hours





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