Our Building

The Washington Pavilion Board of Trustees, staff and volunteers are proud to provide top quality cultural, educational and entertainment programs in this beautiful, historic building. Every effort has been made to incorporate the legacy and dignified quality of the old Washington High School into the new facility.

There is so much to do and so many places to visit when you come to the Washington Pavilion! Come experience all that we have to offer. 

Husby Performing Arts Center

Experience all kinds of fabulous performances in our Mary W. Sommervold Hall and our Belbas Theater. 

Wells Fargo CineDome

The Wells Fargo CineDome Theater has 164 seats on ten steeply rising tiers. The domed screen - 60 feet in diameter, four stories tall and weighing more than three tons - displays large format, digital 4k resolution, giving viewers a startlingly realistic “in the movie” experience.

Kirby Science Discovery Center

The Kirby Science Discovery Center is one of the region’s best hands-on science centers and occupies 21,300 square feet of the exhibition space on three floors of the Washington Pavilion’s south side.

Visual Arts Center

The Visual Arts Center includes eight galleries, painting and clay studios, a hands-on Raven Children's Studio and the Paladino Hohm Sculpture Garden.



You’ll find a broad range of engaging and educational arts and science programs for all ages with year-round camps and classes, our on-site Graham Academy Preschool, the Dakota Academy of Performing Arts and more.

Leonardo's Café

Leonardo's Café

Make a day of it at the Washington Pavilion by enjoying great-tasting and affordable meals at our on-site Leonardo’s Café. We also offer show dining before or after select performances and catering for your special events!