A Historic Stage for Your Next Event

Listed on the National Register for Historic Places, McFarlin Memorial Auditorium is the premier event space for many SMU milestone events. It continues to be the choice venue for a wide range of high profile performances ranging from famous vocalists and comedians, nationally celebrated bands and even international dance companies.

Upcoming events

Lisa Ling

Date: Tuesday October 17, 2023

Time: 8:00 PM

Journalist and television personality

Jimmy Chin

Date: Tuesday December 05, 2023

Time: 8:00 PM

Filmmaker, photographer, mountain sport athlete

Built to defy time, scorn fire, and withstand rain and wind – what a lasting monument."

Charles Selecman, University President
March 24, 1926 at the Opening Dedication Ceremony