City of Jacksonville

Ritz Theatre and Museum

Ritz Theatre and LaVilla MuseumRitz Theatre and Museum celebrates the rich legacy of the African American community that thrived in LaVilla for more than 100 years. The theatre and museum are revered as the premiere cultural institution in Jacksonville showcasing art, music, drama, poetry and African American history. The stories and legends of LaVilla, known as the 'Harlem of the South,' live on within the walls of the refurbished museum and theatre. Ritz Theatre and Museum is reclaiming the past, celebrating the present and embracing the future.

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Stacy Aubrey, Director
300 Water Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 633-6191