Artspace offers a unique facility for small and large events and meetings. The building houses 30 artist studios, three exhibition galleries, one education room, and a three-story lobby with a winding staircase. For your privacy and pleasure, Artspace allows only one event in the building at a time.
Parties and receptions must begin after 6:00pm, Tuesdays-Saturdays (set up allowed in the afternoon), or may begin anytime Sundays or Mondays. Meetings, conferences, and corporate receptions may be held any day during regular business hours or evenings.
We will gladly work with the caterer, musicians, and event planner of your choice. Alcoholic beverages may be served. (A state ABC permit may be required.) Bands and DJ’s are permitted. Smoking is prohibited in the Artspace building.
Artspace is accessible to people with disabilities.
Artspace reserves the right to refuse rental to any group or individual.
For more information contact: Devin Thomas, Director of Operations, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm at 919.821.2787 or email@example.com.
“Many of our guests told me Artspace was the best location they had ever seen for a wedding reception. Everything was beautiful, and I will gladly recommend Artspace as a location for people seeing a unique site for their receptions or other events.”
Gallery 2 is our largest space, and is perfect for wedding receptions, parties, and corporate events. During most of the year an art exhibition will be displayed on the walls of Gallery 2. The room is 33′ x 37′ but your event can be expanded by utilizing the lovely, expansive hallway outside of the Gallery. Gallery 2 can accommodate 100 guests seated at tables, or up to 300 guests for a buffet-style event. The Artspace Lobby can be added to your rental of Gallery 2 for the evening if your event is amenable to guests being on two separate floors. Wedding ceremonies are often held in the Lobby before the reception in Gallery 2.
The three-story high lobby is a unique space for fundraisers, smaller receptions, and small wedding ceremonies. It accommodates up to 100 guests (50 seated). In our Lobby space, you and your guests are surrounded by colorful and interesting artwork.
The Education Room is 40′ x 25′ and can accommodate up to 75 guests (50 seated at tables). This is a utilitarian space, perfect for meetings and informal gatherings. The Education Room is not available mid-June through late August.
Entire Artspace Building
The entire Artspace building is available (excluding artist studios) for large events. It can accommodate up to 500 guests. Such events must be amenable to the guests being on two separate floors.
“Artspace was a unique location for our business conference. Being situated around the different artists gave me the opportunity to view their works and talk to them. You would never have a chance to experience this if you had a conference at a traditional conference center. I would definitely recommend this venue to other businesses.”
Friday/Saturday Evening Rates
Rates are subject to change without notice, but will not be changed after receipt of event deposit.
Gallery Two: $1000/Evening (Mid June through Mid August – $1100/Evening)
Lobby alone: $1000/Evening (If Gallery Two also rented – $400/Evening)
>2 mos. in advance $200/per event hour (3 hour minimum)
<2 mos. in advance $100/per event hour (3 hour minimum)
Entire Artspace Building: $1700/Evening
*Additional fee for having the art exhibitions in the adjacent Gallery 1 and/or the Upfront Gallery open.
Event Deposit: $500 deposit refunded after the event. Amount subject to change at discretion of Business Manager.
Staff Fee: $25/hour – Fee begins at 6pm through post event break-down. On Saturdays and Sundays, fee begins at first arrival.
Artspace Membership Donation: $100 – A current Artspace membership at the $100 level is required in order for individuals and companies to host events at Artspace.
• Non-Profit rates available upon request
• Discounted rates are available evenings and daytime Sundays through Thursdays, and Fridays daytime hours.
• Discounted rates are available for events less than two months away.