The Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio is the premier facility for you to host your next business meeting, training session, banquet or reception. It offers professional and comfortable meeting spaces equipped with state-of-the-art technology capabilities. The First Federal Lecture Hall seats 175 while the Van Wert County Foundation Saltzgaber Music Hall can handle large meetings of up to 1200 people. The Van Wert Federal Grand Lobby is a beautiful and inspiring space which can be set for smaller groups while the Upper Lobby is perfect for even smaller, more intimate meetings and gatherings.
The Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio containes three usable venues.
The Van Wert County Foundation/Saltzgaber Music Hall is the largest space with a seating copacity of 1200. The Orchestra level seats 500 including handicap seating. Mezzanine level seats 300 and balcony level seats 400 including handicap seating.
The 1st Federal Lecture Hall and Theater is a 175 seat lecture venue with full technology access at every seating location.
The Van Wert Federal Savings Grand Lobby may be used for a variety of activities including receptions and corporate events. Seating capacity will be approximately 200.
The Keltner/Good Upper Lobby may also be used for a variety of activities including receptions, meetings, rehearsal dinners and more. Seating capacity is approximately 60.
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Niswonger Rental request form
The Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio is happy to rent its facilities for business meetings, social gatherings, receptions, recitals and other such private and public events and gatherings. We offer the 175 seat Van Wert Federal Savings & Loan Lecture Hall, the Van Wert Federal Grand Lobby and the 1200 seat Van Wert County Foundation Saltzgaber Music Hall.
Since we operate the facility and program our own events, we rarely rent to outside concert promoters. If you have a specific request, please fill out the following request form and we will be happy to get back to you very soon. We feel it is an honor to host your special event and look forward to providing our space and services to help make it successful.