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Truman Forum Auditorium

A stunning fixed seat auditorium with natural lighting and an incredible view of Brush Creek. The Truman Forum Auditorium is state-of-the-art meeting venue yet inviting and comfortable as well.


Plaza Branch: Lower Level
4801 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64112


  • Fixed Seating: 222
  • Overflow Seating: 453


  • Plush fixed seating with adjustable backs, above normal width, and above normal legroom.
  • Built-in audio-visual system includes a large presentation screen, data/video projector, podium control, lapel and handheld microphones, and scene selectable lighting.
  • Natural lighting supplied by large windows that also have black-out shades.

Rental rates

Group Type Event Type Full Day Rate (8 hours) Half Day Rate (4 hours or less)
Standard Basic $2000 $1000
Standard Special $3000 $1500
Nonprofit Basic $2000 $1000
Nonprofit Special $3000 $1500

Special notes

  • Overflow seating is accomplished by setting moveable chairs on perimeter areas of auditorium.
  • AV tech support is required for all events at a $75.00/hour additional cost to group.
  • Adjacent Barton Cohen Conference Center may be added to any function for additional $500 charge.
  • Pre-function activities can be accommodated in foyer area immediately outside the auditorium.