History, elegance and charm come together at The Bank – the Mississippi Delta’s premier venues for unforgettable events. The former Bank of Clarksdale was built in 1930 and features a neoclassical design. In addition, the main room features a towering interior ceiling with skylights, marble columns and sculptural accents. The Bank covers 12,000 square feet. Therefore, the venue easily accommodates groups large and small. It’s open floor plan allows for customizing any type and size event; whether it be a wedding, party, dance, fundraiser, concert, business meeting, conference, gala, or anything in between. The venue is located in the heart of downtown Clarksdale, making it within walking distance of many local guest accommodations.
Besides its former life as the Bank of Clarksdale, the building was also home to the Clarksdale Press Register for many years, and was more recently featured in the film adaptation of Kathryn Stockett’s best-selling novel The Help. The Bank was the setting for the offices of the local newspaper The Jackson Journal in the Academy Award nominated film (the name plate used on set can still be seen on the front doors today).