Plan Your Event

The Center for the Arts is a unique and affordable Central New York event venue. Located on historic Main Street in Homer, New York, rentals are available on an hourly or block basis.

The Center includes banquet and meeting facilities, as well as a perfect ceremony sites, as well as small meeting and conference rooms.

Guided tours of the facility may be arranged by calling us at: (607) 749-4900 or email:

Catering services are available by Dasher’s Corner Pub.

Our facilities include:

The William and Ruth Whiting Theater

Whiting Theater

Located in a beautiful church building which served for over 110 years as the First Baptist Church of Homer, the theater seats 400 people and includes a stage, sound and lighting system, theater style seating, and original stained glass windows and wood trim. 





The Karen L. Sager Community Room

banquet hall

The “banquet hall” at the Center offers table seating for over 150 people, a dance floor, catering kitchen, and a bar. Break out rooms are also available. Tables and chairs are included in the cost of rental.

Dishware, silverware, and linens are available for an additional fee. 

Let us help you plan the perfect event! 





Green Room/Bridal Room 

wedding at the center for the arts of homerA perfectly private space to prepare for your special ceremony or event. Our green room includes a private bathroom, dressing room, and outdoor patio.









Meeting Rooms/Classrooms
We have various rooms that are perfect for meetings, training sessions, workshops and classes of all sizes.

Technical Information
Facilities include wireless internet access, HD projector, lighting and sound capabilities, and a commercial kitchen. We are also happy to help with any other needs that you require to make your event successful and memorable.

The Center for the Arts is your year-round facility for all your special event or meeting needs. Thank you for considering us!

For price quotes, a tour or more information, please contact us:

Phone: (607) 749-4900
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday – Friday 11a.m. – 4p.m.