Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center of Arts & Education

1600 Government Street

Ocean Springs, MS 39564

Phone: (228) 818-2878

The Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center offers space throughout the historic building for special events, meetings, reunions and more. The Trent Lott Performing Arts Theater offers 383 seats and can accommodate concerts, plays, musicals, recitals, and meetings. The Scharr-Ello Studio provides professional audio/video recording, mastering/editing services, and is available for individuals, groups, choirs, school groups, bands and chamber ensembles by the hour or session. The Duckett Gallery, HOSA Room, Paper Mache Room, Performing Arts Room, Pottery Studio, Visual Arts Room, Woodcarving Room, IP Culinary Arts Café, and the grounds of the Mary C offer space for meetings, workshops, special events, and more.

Facility Info
  • Description The Trent Lott Performing Arts Theatre is available for performances and meetings. With 393 seats, the Theatre accommodates concerts, plays, musicals, recitals and town meetings. The Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center also offers seven other rooms throughout the center for workshops or gatherings! The Duckett Gallery, Paper Mache Room, HOSA Room, Performing Arts Room, VA Room, Pottery Studio, and Woodcarving Room are available for your meeting needs. Call for details & rental fees!
  • Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center of Arts & Education

  • Sep 1, 2017

Cajun Date Night

Shrimp and Grits originated in Charleston but over time it has become an iconic dish of the whole South.

To make the best Shrimp and Grits, you need quality grits, preferably stoned ground and fresh shrimp right off the boat.

Chef Cheri will be using Grit Girl Stoned Ground Grits from Oxford, MS and fresh Gulf Shrimp that will make for an unforgettable evening.


Honey Lime Cajun Wings

Grilled Cajun Tomato Salad

Shrimp & Grits

Beignets w/ Blackberry Dipping Sauce