Bringing People together
The Sturges-Young Center for the Arts is a large, multi-purpose facility designed to provide an exciting experience whether you’re taking in a performance on the main stage or hosting your special event in one of our many spacious rooms. Our flexible event space, convenient location, professional friendly staff, and affordable rates are just some of the reasons why the Sturges-Young is considered the area’s premier event venue.
Registered in the roster of Michigan Historical Places, the Sturges-Young stage has hosted a multitude of diverse talents in its storied 67-year history including the final 2 performances of the late, great Duke Ellington, a month before his passing in the Spring of 1974.Built in 1955, the Sturges-Young Center for the Arts (formerly the Sturges-Young Auditorium and Civic Center) features distinct Mid-Century Modern architectural details including limestone block, Roman brickwork, slate tile flooring, and raw cypress paneling. The Sturges-Young Center for the Arts is one of the premier event spaces in Southeast Michigan, offering something for everyone!