The Arts of the Pamlico/Historic Turnage Theatre offers

affordable spaces for private events

(weddings, receptions, bridal or baby showers, birthdays and more),

community & group events, business meetings and performances.

Please see below for rates.

Call us at 252-946-2504 or email Thad Aley at

for questions or to make reservations.

Art Cafe'

Our art cafe’ can host small receptions for 25 -35 seated persons at our cafe tables with high padded & wooden chairs or 30 – 35 standing participants. The cafe space comes with a separate entrance, bathroom and bar.

Art Exhibit Spaces

Artists interested in exhibiting their work are asked to contact AOP for additional details and options including the art cafe, art-way main entrance, Lane Gallery, & Turnage Gallery.

Catering Kitchen

AOP’s serving kitchen with open countertops, coolers, dishwasher, regular sized refrigerator, sink, food warmer and ice maker.

Creation Station Backstage

Creation Station in the backstage area of the theatre offers artists a community work space with workshop areas, utility sink, bathroom, a Pottery Studio, Print Shoppe, Sewing Shoppe and two large dressing rooms with full bathrooms, work counters and exceptional lighting.

Turnage Gallery

Our 1200 square foot Gallery provides a flex space for large art exhibits, meetings, performances, receptions, before wedding parties, dinners, reunions, corporate meeting and networking groups.

Palace Theatre

The Turnage Theatre, with a seating capacity of 432, is available for everything from a group movie to a music performance or stage production, ceremonies, recitals, weddings, services and more.

Virtual Tours

Take virtual 360ยบ tours of the theatre. Click here.