A Center for Global Change Through Music & the Arts

Frequently Asked Questions


Do you provide catering?

No

Can we bring in catering?

Yes

Are there any restrictions on what caterers we can use?

No

Do you offer bar services?

Yes, we have a beer and wine bar for hire which also has non-alcoholic beverages and light snacks. A bartender is included.

Can we bring in our own alcohol?

Yes, as long as you are not selling it, not serving minors, and have Host Liquor Liability insurance.

Do you have a kitchen on site?

No

Do you have tables & chairs?

Yes, we have up to 200 chairs, three 8' rectangular tables and three 6' rectangular tables which are all available for use with your rental fee. Set up and break down is not included BUT CAN BE PURCHASED AS A SERVICE.

Do you have house tech - Audio? Lighting? Video Projection?

Yes, we have state-of-the-art sound and lighting system as well as a projector and large screen for videos or power points. We also offer professional audio and video recording services - please contact the renter coordinator for rates and more details.

Is there a curfew on how late an event can go?

No, but there is an additional $100/hr fee for hours past midnight.

What is the parking situation at the venue?

There is city street parking which is metered during the day and free in the evenings and on weekends.

There is also a large parking lot right next to the venue that is a privately owned pay lot. The fees are:

  • $3.00 for 2 hours
  • $5.00 for 6 hours
  • $7.00 for 12 hours

What are the dimensions & capacity of the Main Event Hall?

37' x 52'

1,500 sq. feet

1,220 square feet of usable floor space.

Capacity = 280 standing, 200 seated

What are the dimensions of the Stage?

23' 2" wide (at widest point) x 15' 2" deep

280 sq. ft.

What are the dimensions of the CosmoArt Studio?

22' x 20'

440 square foot space.

What are the dimensions of the Courtyard?

Approx. 615 sq. ft.

What are the dimensions of the Upper Patio?

Approx. 435 sq. ft.

What is your payment policy?

We require a non-refundable payment of half down at the time of signing the contract.

The non-refundable balance payment is due 2 weeks prior to the event date, along with a refundable damage deposit. (The cost of the refundable damage deposit depends on what venue[s] you rent.)

Do you offer a nonprofit discount?

Yes - 12% off.

Do you offer ticketing services to events?

Yes, for a 10% fee.

Do you offer any promotion for public events?

Yes, we will post your event on our website calendar.

Do you require a certificate of liability insurance for rentals?

Yes - We require that you have Comprehensive General Liability Insurance in the amount of at least $1,000,000 combined single limit (bodily injury and property damage).

Can you give me a referral for an insurance company to acquire the required certificate of liability insurance?

Yes - Here is a link to a company that specializes in Event Insurance or you can use your own insurance company, whichever gives you the best rate - https://www.markelinsurance.com/event

Do you have a piano?

Yes, a Hyundai Spinnet upright that is available for rent for $150.