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Cultural Arts Center

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.

CAC Hours:
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST

CAC Address:
620 Greensboro Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

(205) 345-9801

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.

Rental information

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.

Are you interested in booking with the CAC? Click here and the venue manager will be in touch!

Are you interested in joining our catering list? Click here to fill out an application.

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.

Become a Member

CAC grand opening

Original donor list

About us

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.

Keep In Touch

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To be informed of upcoming events at the Cultural Arts Center, please join our mailing list.

Your privacy is important to us. We will never rent, sell or share our list to third-parties. Your email will only be used to contact you about upcoming events or announcements related to The Bama Theatre.