The Ritz Theatre and Museum

The Ritz is truly a special place where history’s missing chapters are being restored, where talent is nurtured, and creativity is celebrated. Whether visiting the museum, attending a concert, viewing a film or listening to a lecture, the Ritz has a unique energy that leaves you with a special feeling.

The Ritz will remain open while undergoing upgrades, including upgrades to building systems & security improvements.

Booking Information:

The Ritz Theatre and Museum features an intimate 400-seat theatre with a state-of-the-art sound system, lighting and a performance stage (30’ x 40’). The lobby of the Ritz Theatre is a favorite location for many Jacksonville private events, such as weddings, anniversaries and business meetings. It can comfortably host up to 150 people for a banquet-style event or up to 500 for a cocktail hour. New dance floors for the ultimate dance party! Many community events are hosted at this popular downtown Jacksonville venue throughout the year.

Capacity:
Theatre – 400 seated
Lobby – 150 seated, 500 standing

JU Film School at WJCT Studios

JU’s film school is scheduled to move to WJCT’s downtown studios. The film school’s move follows the university’s recent addition of a downtown satellite campus for its healthcare sciences and business schools, at the SunTrust Tower.

Horner said the school would be the largest film school between Miami and Atlanta, Georgia.

Jacksonville Main Library

The Jacksonville Public Library is a large library system, consisting of a 300,000 sq. ft. Main Library and twenty regional, community and neighborhood branch libraries. We also serve the needs of the community with a Special Needs Library for Disabled Customers and an active adult literacy program.

The library will remain open while under construction.