Northeast Georgia Mountains / Gainesville

Brenau Downtown Center

301 Main St. SW
Gainesville, GA 30501

770-534-8420
  • Burd Center for Performing Arts

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  • Theater on the Square

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  • Downtown Center Aerial View

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  • Pearce Auditorium

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  • Manhattan Gallery in Downtown Center

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  • Theater

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  • Whalen Auditorium

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  • Table Set up

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  • Thurmond McRae Lecture Hall

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  • Thomas Atrium

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  • Pearce Front Lawn

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Brenau University offers unique venue options in the heart of historic Gainesville for social and business events of all sizes. Our staff and catering team is committed to ensuring a smooth and memorable conference, concert, production, party or summer camp experience.

Nestled near Lake Lanier and the North Georgia mountains, the Brenau University historic campus offers a wide range of meeting spaces including dance studios, theater venues and dining rooms. Concerts may be held in one of our theaters or outside at the amphitheater. Air-conditioned dormitories and house-style lodging is available for summer programs. 

Only a few blocks from the historic campus and perched on the edge of Gainesville's bustling downtown square, the Brenau Downtown Center features nearly 4,500 square feet of meeting and ballroom space. The 300-seat Theatre on the Square completes the facility with its intimate setting for performances and lectures. all within walking distance to fine hotels and restaurants

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Maps & Brochures Available, Meeting Facilities

    General Information

    Handicapped Accessible

    Near Interstate Highway

    985

    Payment Options

    American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Meeting Rooms

  • Name Dimensions Ceiling Ht Sq. Feet Banquet Cap. Theater Cap. Classroom Cap. U-Shaped Cap. Exhibit Cap. Conference Cap. Reception Cap.
    Downtown Center Theater - - - - 300 - - - - -
    Meeting Rooms ABC - Can be divided - - - 250 - - - - - -
    Boardroom - - - - - 12 - - - -
    Pearce Auditorium - - - - 730 - - - - -
    Hosch Theater - - - - 350 - - - - -