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Seney-Stovall Chapel

Sitting at the edge of the University and community (near the Varsity), this unusual octagonal building with an exquisite Victorian interior has been restored in a way that allows for its use by a wide variety of University and community groups for plays, concerts, lectures, weddings, meetings, and other special events.

HERITAGE: The Seney-Stovall Chapel was built in 1882 as the chapel for the Lucy Cobb Institute, a boarding school for girls that opened in 1859, and for community cultural events. The chapel was abandoned shortly after World War II, was transferred to the University of Georgia in 1953, and deteriorated until 1961 when the slow process of restoration was begun. Restoration of the Chapel, which has been referred to as the "crown jewel" of the Lucy Cobb Complex, was completed in 1997.

Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and during scheduled performances. The chapel is shown by appointment only. Please call to arrange an appointment. All visitors to the Seney-Stoval Chapel must sign in with the receptionist at the Lucy Cobb Building (adjacent to the chapel). Use the Milledge Ave entrance to Lucy Cobb; all other doors are locked for security reasons.

The Spalding Theatre, which seats 240, and the Conference/Green Room, which seats 45, are rented to the public. No food or drink are allowed.

Victorian Carolers Performance

    From: December 05, 2014 - December 05, 2014
Rose of Athens Theatre presents its 3rd Annual Victorian Carolers Ensemble this holiday season! This will be a special performance on Dec. 5 at 7:00 ... View Details

UGA Theatre Presents: A Lesson Before Dying

    From: February 03, 2015 - February 08, 2015
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
The wrenching and inspiring story of an innocent man condemned to death by electric chair in 1948 Louisiana. His failed defense portrayed him as less... View Details