Formally the John Sevier School, the Kingsport Renaissance Center was renovated in 1991 and serves as the primary community center in Kingsport. The Renaissance Center houses the Kingsport Theater Guild, the Kingsport Art Guild and the Kingsport Senior Center. The Kingsport Theater Guild located in the Renaissance Center is dedicated to bringing the art of theater to the Kingsport area and routinely holds performances in the Renaissance Center Theater. The theater holds about 350 people. The Kingsport Art Guild has utilized the facility for office space and has turned the second floor into an elaborate art gallery. The gallery showcases local artists and art of local interest. Located on the 1st floor of the Renaissance Center is the Kingsport Senior Center. The Senior Center holds classes and programs for the enjoyment of the entire Kingsport area. The center also contains gymnasium for basketball, volleyball and other sports teams of the area for both practice and games. The facility also contains a cafeteria and an atrium for large gatherings such as a wedding or business meetings. For more info on the Renaissance Center’s fees and hours of avaiability click here.