Built in 1925, the USF Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center was once the grand and historic Scottish Rite Center. Constructed with lush Moorish details, its many recent renovations make its ballroom, accommodating up to 400 guests, and auditorium with seating for 1,937 highly desirable locations for performances and elegant special events. Rental is based on a daily rate with discounts applied for nonprofit organizations.
Our beautifully updated ballroom will set the tone of elegance for your next special celebration while seating up to 400 guests for wedding receptions and other banquet style events. Colored lights tint the room’s columns and curtains for that special touch as desired.
Our beautiful and historic auditorium can host events large and small. Touring musical, dance or theatrical productions, graduations, children's programs, conferences with guest speakers, corporate seminars and much more! Our facilities are open to the public and the auditorium has been praised by both patrons and performers alike for excellent acoustics and sight lines. Guest seating capacity is 1,937 with wheelchair access on the main floor in front of the stage.
This elegant Moorish-inspired u-shaped lobby is perfect for luncheons, small parties, rehearsal dinners and wedding receptions for up to 200 guests depending on setup requirements.