As one of the leading performing arts facilities in Mississippi, the Gertrude C. Ford Center attracts thousands of visitors each year who want to catch the latest theatrical production or performance. The 1,200 seat theater is located just a short drive from the Downtown Oxford Inn, making it easy for you to see the latest musical or theatrical performance during your visit to Oxford.
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The Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts is located at the Oxford campus of the University of Mississippi. The Center is six stories tall and spans 88,000 square feet to accommodate two performance spaces and a production facility. The main hall fills up each month with hundreds of visitors – arts enthusiasts, dancers and theatre fans come here regularly for the latest production – and offers some of the most exciting and award-winning performances in the country. Construction of the Ford Center for the Performing Arts was funded by private and public support, including a $20 million gift from the Jackson-based Gertrude C. Ford Foundation and a donation of $10 million from the Mississippi Legislature.
When you want to see the latest theatrical production or musical masterpiece during your stay in Oxford, you can reserve a seat at the beautiful theater of the Gertrude C. Ford Center. Click on the link below to learn more about the Gertrude C. Ford Center’s upcoming events, shows and production schedules.
After your busy day of taking in a performance and visiting area sites and attractions in Oxford, you can look forward to a comfortable and relaxing evening at the Downtown Oxford Inn Suites. We are proud to offer a number of complimentary services for all of our guests including high-speed wireless Internet access in the lobby and meeting rooms; a copy of the USA Today Monday thru Friday in the lobby; and in-room coffeemakers. All of our guests are also treated to a Deluxe Continental Breakfast each morning, and can settle in for dinner at our on-site restaurant, Prime: A Steakhouse.
Whether you’re visiting Oxford for business or leisure, you can look forward to a comfortable stay at the Downtown Oxford Inn. Book your stay through this website to get the best rates available on our well-appointed guest rooms and suites.