Event Venues

 

Parkway Room

The Parkway Room is the largest venue at the 1900 Building.  It can be configured for performances, banquets, conferences, lectures, receptions, exhibitions, dances, etc.  The room has high ceilings, full height glass and doors that open to the adjacent Courtyard.   With excellent acoustics, the room can be ‘tuned’ according to the performances or events.  Room lighting is zoned and dimmable.   The Parkway Room has a fully integrated audio/video system, including drop-down projector and screen, as well as cameras and microphones to record and broadcast performances and events.  Use of the 1900 Building's Fabbrini Hamburg Steinway concert grand piano is available upon special request.  Chairs and tables, round, rectangular and hi-top, are available on-site.

Seating Capacity: 300
Dining Capacity: 224

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Rose Hall

Rose Hall is designed especially for performance and film, but can accommodate a range of uses including lectures, ceremonies, exhibitions, etc.    Its acoustics are superb and can be ‘tuned’ according to the performances or events.   Rose Hall has an audiophile-quality sound system, including McIntosh stereo and surround-sound equipment and Sonus Faber speakers.  The space has a fully integrated audio/video system, including drop-down projector and screen, as well as cameras and microphones to record and broadcast performances and events.  Room lighting is zoned and dimmable.   Use of the 1900 Building's Fabbrini Hamburg Steinway concert grand piano is available upon special request.  Chairs and tables, round, rectangular and hi-top, are available on-site.

Seating Capacity: 150

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Fountain Room

The Fountain Room has full height glass for beautiful views of the Courtyard and fountain.  The room can be used for receptions, meetings, exhibitions, display or dining. With a direct acess to the Courtyard (and the Courtyard tent when in place), the room has a beautiful indoor/outdoor feel.  Large moveable walnut walls can transform the space into a separate venue or can be opened to the 1st floor lobby for a larger space.  Chairs and tables, round, rectangular and hi-top, are available on-site.

Seating Capacity: 100

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Roof Terrace

The Roof Terrace offers spectacular views of Sunset Hill, Mission Hills and the neighboring golf courses.  The Roof Terrace is excellent for small ‘VIP’ receptions, meet-the-artists or other special functions.  The Roof Terrace can be used in conjunction with the Parkway Room, Rose Hall and Fountain Room.   A sound system is in place that integrates with the other venues in the building.  Patio and café furniture is in place. 

Seating Capacity: 100

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Courtyard

The 1900 Building Courtyard is iconic.  Framed with gorgeous ‘tulip’ columns, the Courtyard has a two level patio with a beautiful fountain and lush landscaping.   A special 30’X 40’ tent is available for use in all seasons.  The tulip lighting can be both dimmed and is color changeable.  The Courtyard can be used in conjunction with the Parkway Room, Rose Hall and Fountain Room.  A sound system is in place that integrates with the other venues in the building.  Patio furniture is in place.

Seating Capacity: 100

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Lobby

The 1900 Building Lobby sets the mood for performances and events.  Italian travertine marble walls provide an elegance and richness to begin and complete a performance or event.   The Lobby can be used in conjunction with the Parkway Room, Rose Hall and Fountain Room

Seating Capacity: 70

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The Barney Building Space

The Barney Building (2000 Shawnee Mission Parkway) is a companion to The 1900 Building.  Located two doors west of 1900, The Barney has won multiple design/architectural awards.  The Barney Building has also become known for its beautiful, intimate performance, conference and art exhibition space.  The Barney Building Space opens onto a covered patio surrounded by bamboo.  Chairs, tables and patio furniture are available.    

Seating Capacity: 75

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