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About the Foundation Performing Arts Center

The Foundation, a 61,000-sq. ft. facility, houses a Performing Arts and Conference Center and the college's Continuing Education Center. The Frank and Mabel West Auditorium is a 1,367 fixed seat proscenium, 879 on the floor level and 488 on the balcony level. Box seats are on both levels.

The Conference Center contains over 7000-sq. ft. of meeting, banquet, and trade show space with technical support and catering services available. To learn more or purchase show tickets, call 828-286-9990. For rental information call 828-395-1680.


The Foundation PAC is happy to support our veterans, as a token of our appreciation for your service, veterans receive 10% off all Foundation series shows* with the use of the code VET10 at checkout. 


*The Foundation Series Season only includes performances that the Foundation sponsors. All shows put on by outside renters are not included in this offer unless they agree.