The McKinney Performing Arts Center at the Historic Collin County Courthouse is a unique venue for any event. Its majestic history and original materials including maple floors, marble wainscoting and decorative trim create a warm and inviting environment. The abundance of windows throughout the building gives each room natural light and enhances the character and ambiance of the intimate spaces.
The ground-level, handicap-accessible entry is located on the east side of the building and serves as the main public entrance. The spacious vestibule area provides direct access to the public restrooms, ATM and elevator. Original limestone walls line the Gallery adjoined by the Artist Studio. The Market Street Catering area is conveniently located with easy access to the first floor reception hall. View map.
The first floor offers entrances from four sides. This floor features several rooms ranging from 740 to 1,500 square feet. Ruschhaupt Hall seats approximately 120 guests banquet style. The Encore Conference Room offers seating for up to 20 guests. Noble Hall accommodates 50 banquet-style and 75 guests in a theater layout. View map.
The 427-seat Courtroom Theater is equipped with a one-of-a-kind vintage Mighty Wurlitzer theatre pipe organ, Variable Room Acoustic System (VRAS), green room, dressing rooms and two multipurpose rehearsal rooms. The stage in the Courtroom Theater may be removed to reveal the original judge's bench and jury box. The seats on the main floor are the original wooden courtroom seats. View map.
The third floor offers balcony seating for the Courtroom Theater. In addition, the third floor houses executive suites for non-profit organizations to lease. View map.