MSU Riley Center - Visit Meridian

MSU Riley Center for Education & Performing Arts

2200 5th Street
Meridian, MS 39301

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A performing-arts center, a conference center, an educational center, a major downtown restoration project – these are all accurate ways to describe the MSU Riley Center. More than just a stunning facility, the center is a special place to create social interaction, enjoy the arts, engage in lifelong learning and stimulate community growth and development.

Located in the heart of historic downtown, near restaurants and hotels, the MSU Riley Center opened its doors in September 2006 to offer cultural, artistic and educational experiences like no other in the region. The multifaceted center attracts 60,000+ visitors annually who travel to Meridian for conferences, meetings and performances.

The center includes a fully restored 1889 grand opera house theater that seats approximately 950, a 200-seat studio theater and 30,000 square feet of meeting space, including a large exhibit hall, breakout rooms and board rooms, all equipped with teleconferencing capabilities and built-in technical features to create the optimal meeting environment.