The Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center (CAC) is a hub for the arts in Tuscaloosa, managed and maintained by The Arts Council. The CAC houses the Alabama Power Grand Hall, perfect for weddings and private event rentals, and The Rotary Club of Tuscaloosa Black Box Theatre, which provides a location for performances including family programming and educational opportunities in an intimate setting.
Two galleries featuring rotating exhibits include The Arts Council Gallery and a second space rented by The University of Alabama. Offices in the building are occupied by the Alabama Blues Project, Tuscaloosa Symphony, and The Arts Council.
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST
620 Greensboro Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Get to know the space
Built in 1903, the four-story, 50,000 square-foot red brick building has a special place in the hearts of Tuscaloosa residents.
The Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center is a multi-use facility with The Rotary Club of Tuscaloosa Black Box Theatre, Alabama Power Grand Hall and catering kitchen for rent. The facility also houses two gallery spaces and offices that are not included in rentals.
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The venue is ideal for wedding ceremonies and receptions, corporate meetings, lectures, poetry readings, parties, recitals, workshops, performances, fundraisers- any special event! The Black Box Theatre space is the same size as the Bama Theatre stage making it perfect rehearsal space for theatre performances or room for a band and dance floor.
The venue is a hub of cultural activity and provides Downtown Tuscaloosa with valuable gathering space where artists, educators and community members can come together to work, meet, rehearse, create, and experience art together.