McVinney Auditorium

43 Dave Gavitt Way
Providence RI 

Phone: (401) 278-4575

McVinney Auditorium

In 2015, the Diocese of Providence reopened and rededicated the newly renovated McVinney Auditorium. Following an eighteen month long renovation project, this state-of-the-art venue now boasts new audio visual equipment (sound and projection), new furnishings and sparkling new lobby. Handicapped accessible, this 750 seat auditorium is centrally located in Downtown Providence and is a wonderful location for ceremonies, lectures, performances, screenings and more.

Host Your Next Event!
•Acoustically engineered for sound enhancement
•The latest LED Lighting Technology
•JBL Digital Sound
•Large Automated Drop Down Screen
•10k Projector
•Concession Counter/Ticket Booth
•Climate Controlled
•Handicapped Accessible
•Adaptive Hearing Devices available
•Comfortable Green Rooms
•Easy to get to, right off Route 95
•Plenty of free, supervised parking
•Easy Load In right to the stage

Perfect for church and community events, McVinney Auditorium has once again become a regular gathering place. McVinney Auditorium is available to host important occasions like graduations and similar ceremonies, as well as host lectures and more.

Located between Downtown Providence and the Broad Street neighborhoods, the McVinney Auditorium is an ideal addition to the canvas of Rhode Island’s capital city.

McVinney Auditorium is a newly renovated 750 seat venue in the heart of Providence. It is ideal for ceremonies, lectures, performances and screenings.

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Past Events

Vienna Boys Choirs Holiday Celebration

Vienna Boys Choirs Holiday Celebration
07:30 pm - 12/03/2018

At McVinney Auditorium

The angelic-voiced musicians of the Vienna Boys Choir celebrate the magic of the holiday season with a delightful program of Austrian folk songs, classical masterpieces,...

The Parker String Quartet

The Parker String Quartet
07:30 pm - 04/11/2018

At McVinney Auditorium

Inspiring performances, luminous sound, and exceptional musicianship are the hallmarks of the Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet. Renowned for its dynamic interpretations...

Take the Lead Conference 17

Take the Lead Conference 17
07:00 pm - 11/10/2017

At McVinney Auditorium

There is a generation that rises for a divine collision towards an unstoppable momentum! Lets pack the Mcvinney for a weekend filled with worship, preaching, healing,...

NABSC Orchestra

NABSC Orchestra
03:00 pm - 10/29/2017

At McVinney Auditorium

Season premier of the Narragansett Bay 2017-18 season! Kevin Owen, Principal Horn of the Boston Pops and Rhode Island Philharmonic joins us to perform Strauss’...

SVET the ElectroHip-Hop Violinist frm NBC's America's Got Talent

SVET the ElectroHip-Hop Violinist frm NBC's America's Got Talent
07:30 pm - 10/20/2017

At McVinney Auditorium

SVET, the Electro Hip Hop Violinist from America's Got Talent, performs for one night only in Providence at McVinney Auditorium, 43 Dave Gavitt Way, on Friday, October...

SVET The Violinist! - has been cancelled

SVET The Violinist! - has been cancelled
07:30 pm - 06/16/2017

At McVinney Auditorium

06.02.17 UPDATE The SVET concert is CANCELLED For information about refunds, please contact the McVinney Box Office at 401-278-4588. We apologize for any inconvenience!...

Locally Grown 2017

Locally Grown 2017
03:00 pm - 04/02/2017

At McVinney Auditorium

Locally Grown is Fusionworks’ exciting outreach concert series that celebrates and nurtures the wealth of creativity in Rhode Island. Fusionworks professional...

Peter Pan Jr. presented by SPV Drama Club

Peter Pan Jr. presented by SPV Drama Club
02:00 pm - 03/12/2017

At McVinney Auditorium

Tickets: 5.00/pp – available by presale or at door Ticket Information: spvdramatix@gmail.com Children of ​All Ages Welcome! Based on the Disney film and J.M....

Peter Pan Jr. presented by SPV Drama Club

Peter Pan Jr. presented by SPV Drama Club
07:00 pm - 03/11/2017

At McVinney Auditorium

Tickets: 5.00/pp – available by presale or at door Ticket Information: spvdramatix@gmail.com Children of ​All Ages Welcome! Based on the Disney film and J.M....

Peter Pan Jr. presented by SPV Drama Club

Peter Pan Jr. presented by SPV Drama Club
07:00 pm - 03/10/2017

At McVinney Auditorium

Tickets: 5.00/pp – available by presale or at door Ticket Information: spvdramatix@gmail.com Children of ​All Ages Welcome! Based on the Disney film and J.M....

Celebrations: An African Odyssey

Celebrations: An African Odyssey
07:00 pm - 12/17/2016

At McVinney Auditorium

A Holiday Classic by Ricardo Pitts-Wiley Returns to Rhode Island - a musical production of Mixed Magic Theatre Playwright/composer wrote Celebrations: An African...

Providence Ballet Theatre's ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

Providence Ballet Theatre's ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas
07:00 pm - 12/16/2016

At McVinney Auditorium

Providence Ballet Theatre presents their original production of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (also known as: “A Visit from St. Nicholas”) by Clement Clarke...

NECF 2016 Performance

NECF 2016 Performance
08:00 pm - 11/05/2016

At McVinney Auditorium

Fusionworks Dance Company presents the inaugural Northeast Choreographers Festival (NECF), highlighting the original works of some of the country's most innovative...

Season Opener!

Season Opener!
03:00 pm - 10/30/2016

At McVinney Auditorium

Phenomenal music at the beautiful McVinney Auditorium. Symphonie Fantastique, Berlioz Night on Bald Mountain, Mussorgsky Toccata and Fugue, Bach/Stokowski Funeral...

Showtimes: 2pm and 7pm

Showtimes: 2pm and 7pm
02:00 pm - 06/04/2016

At McVinney Auditorium

Maximilian: Saint of Auschwitz

Maximilian: Saint of Auschwitz
07:00 pm - 04/09/2016

At McVinney Auditorium

This drama poignantly illustrates the life of Polish Catholic priest Maximilian Kolbe, whose courage in the face of attacks against his faith led to his imprisonment...

The Passion of the Christ - Free Screening

The Passion of the Christ - Free Screening
07:00 pm - 03/25/2016

At McVinney Auditorium

You are invited to a FREE SCREENING of Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ. Do not miss this opportunity to experience the modern retelling Christ's greatest...

The Lion King Jr

The Lion King Jr
12:00 pm - 03/04/2016

At McVinney Auditorium

Paint, Pour and Pray

Paint, Pour and Pray
11:30 pm - 02/27/2016

At McVinney Auditorium

Order tickets via Square: squareup.com/store/mcvinney-auditorium Paint, Pour and Pray A Lenten Meditation through Art Be seated on the stage at McVinney Auditorium....

Lessons from Laudato Si': Climate and the Common Good

Lessons from Laudato Si': Climate and the Common Good
07:00 pm - 11/12/2015

At McVinney Auditorium

Doors will open at 6:30 PM. 7:00 - 9:00 PM Welcome by The Most Rev. Thomas J. Tobin Join the conversation! Speaker Presentations will be followed by Q&A. For...

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