Setzer Foundation Auditorium


  • Designed to showcase lectures, films, concerts, and small theatrical performances (performances must be approved by the Museum)
  • All-inclusive, state-of-the-art theater system including lighting and adjustable wing walls
  • Podium and wired podium microphone included (an A/V technician is required for the entire event plus one additional hour for setup)
  • Assistive listening system for the hearing impaired
  • Windows provide ample natural light, or may be partially or fully shaded
  • 260 velour-cushioned seats

Note: Rehearsal needs, including green room use, must be discussed with the Manager of Facility Use.

Minimum event rental period: 1 hour (plus one additional hour for setup and breakdown)
Standing capacity: N/A
Theatre capacity: 260
Banquet capacity: N/A


The Setzer Foundation Auditorium is available for booking during and after public hours. Public hours are as follows:

Tuesday – Sunday: 10 AM – 5 PM
Thursday: 10 AM – 9 PM


For more information Facility Use at 916.808.0177.


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216 O Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
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216 O Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

General Information: 916.808.7000
Admission Desk: 916.808.1184


Tue – Sun: 10 AM – 5 PM
Thu: 10 AM – 9 PM
Closed Mondays*, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day
*Open select Mondays
10 AM – 5 PM:
Presidents Day
Labor Day