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A fondly regarded school building for its first half-century of existence, the Mann Center of North Carolina now serves as the Arts and Community Center of Lee County.  Within its historic walls you’ll find a 300-seat auditorium, where various community theater events and and other productions are performed; as well as over 20 offices, a conference room, and a multi-use room for parties & .  All of our spaces, including our auditorium, are available to rent at affordable rates.Events

In addition to housing quality office and meeting spaces, the Mann Center serves as the home of various noteworthy Sanford/Lee County non-profit organizations.

As an engaged supporter of the community, the Mann Center is also a champion of the local art and artists of Lee County. In 2016, the Mann Center opened the Miller Art Gallery on our premises, where we are proud to feature the works of over 50 local artists, available for purchase. In 2018, the Mann Center became on-site host of the Arts & Vine Series of signature entertainment events,which are held throughout the year.

507 N Steele St