The Lahore Arts Council was established to act as an arts council to foster and promote the study and enjoyment of the arts and the production of works in art. It encourages artists to come forward, present and produce more art. Lahore Arts Council supports arts and cultural activities in all communities. From professional dance companies, to art galleries, local museums and music festivals – the Council works to enrich the lives of Pakistani people. The Lahore Arts Council at the moment boasts of three arts councils which are serving the purpose of promoting artists from all parts of Punjab. The Campuses are as follows:
The Mall Campus
The mall campus provides the facilities of organizing different functions of Government and Non-Government organizations. It has a total of 3 halls and one other hall in the shape of Adabi Baithak for writers, intellectuals and poets. The halls of the Mall campus have the following specifications.
- Hall 1
Hall 1 has a total of 696 seats and a stage of 80 feet width and 50 feet depth.
- Hall 2
Hall 2 has a total of 372 seats and a stage of 80 feet width and 50 feet depth.
- Hall 3
Hall 3 has a total of 220 seats and a foyer area. It also has a coference room facility for 40 people.
Cultural Complex, Gaddafi Stadium
Cultural Complex is the second branch of Alhamra Arts Council, Lahore. It has a total of 2 halls and one Open Air Theatre for music concerts. The halls of cultural complex has the following specifications
- Hall 1
Hall 1 has a total seating capacity of 348.
- Hall 2
Hall 2 has a total seating capacity of 150.
- Open Air Theatre
Open Air Theatre has a seating capacity of around 6,000