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Farrand Auditorium

Location: Museum

Description: Moderate-sized auditorium for meetings, lectures, and presentations.

Ambiance: Dark gray carpet and wood panelled walls.


  • Theatre Style: 81
  • Additional space available with rental combination

Facilities: Permanent fixed seating.

Audio-Visual Capabilities:

  • Projector
  • Screen
  • Podium
  • Arrangements for audio visual need to be made with event manager

Internet Access: Yes


  • Up to 150 cars on site.

Limitations: No smoking, balloons, confetti, or open flames.

Other Services:

  • Catering counseling
  • On-site coordinator & security

Our Event Manager, Meridith Moore, is available to answer any questions and schedule on-site visit and consultation. Contact her at 805-682-4711 ext 112, or email at