About Franklin Center

The Arts, Community, Partnerships, Gathering Spaces, Athletics: The building was originally built as a public school and commissioned to service in 1951.  Over the years it has served several purposes.  Today it is a vibrant gathering space and event venue hosting a diverse number of cultural events and entertainment. Franklin Center has two theaters, other attractive large spaces and a number of former classrooms. From private gathers to large concerts Franklin Center is unique in central Iowa  Please reach out to us regarding your needs:  Contact Us



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Click Here for a list of Organizations at Franklin and our Community Partnerships