Host your next group meeting, cocktail reception, rehearsal dinner, or performance showcase at ArtsKC! Located in the heart of the Crossroads Art District, our rental space offers great access to restaurants, galleries, world-class performance venues, and local shopping.
Our staff will start with your walk-through tour and initial planning meeting.
Click HERE to take a virtual tour of our space.
Fill in the Rental Inquiry Form below or contact Anna Joy Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org to request your customized event proposal today.
Evenings | Weekends
Standard Rental Fee: $1,350 for 4 hours. The price is subject to change based on event specifics and availability, please fill out the rental inquiry to get a personalized quote for your event. A 50% deposit is required to hold the space.
Please inquire directly about our Non-Profit Organization rental discount.
Rates include an on-site ArtsKC Staff Member and Janitorial fees, use of kitchen, tables, linens, Audio/Visual and chairs.
Event time includes setup and cleanup time, please plan appropriately.
Please fill out the Rental Inquiry form to get a price quote on your event and schedule a tour.
How many people can the space hold?
200 for a cocktail reception, up to 100 seated theater style, and between 70 and 90 for seated round tables depending on your setup.
How many chairs/tables do you offer?
We have 50 white chairs and 30 black chairs, 11 (60” x 30” wide and 30” high) white rectangular tables, 5 (4’ high x 30” across) cocktail tables, a projector and a screen available for use.
What is the fee for renting the space?
Please reference our rental rates tab.
Do you do all set up and tear down of items you provide?
We will set up and tear down any items we provide, however if you rent items, those will need to be set up and taken down by you or your rental company – so that we bear no liability for damage.
When can I begin set up for my event?
You may begin set-up whenever you like, and will only be charged for paying an event staff person to be onsite with you (we require this to help you locate any rooms, items, unlock doors, and answer any questions about the facilities.)
What exactly does this fee include?
You rental includes access to our full kitchen (oven, stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, sink) as well as use of our sound system, microphone and speaker unit, projector and screen, and use of chairs and tables. Additional fees are charged for staff and janitors, please reference the rental rate sheet.
What is excluded from the rental fee?
We do not provide security, we have no on-site caterer (however, we do not require a catering minimum, or a specific caterer. In fact, you could bring in all of your own food and drinks if you should wish to do so!)
How many hours does the rental rate include?
The flat fee covers four hours, with an additional fee per hour after that.
How much is the deposit?
A 50% deposit is due no later than 30 days before your event.
What forms of payment do you take?
We accept check, cash and all major credit cards (please include a 3% processing fee for credit cards).
Do you have list of preferred vendors?
ArtsKC does not have a list of preferred vendors. You may use whichever vendor you wish.
How many parking spots are available for guests?
There is ample street parking in the blocks surrounding our space, as well as garage parking just north of us. Parking is dependent on the time of day and other events in the area.
May we serve alcohol?
You may serve alcohol as long as you are not charging for it. If you are charging for alcohol you must get a valid liquor license for the event from the City of Kansas City.
What is your cancellation policy?
Deposit is fully refundable if cancelled two (2) weeks prior to event. ArtsKC will keep the deposit if the event is cancelled less than two (2) weeks ahead of time. Should an unpredictable catastrophe (i.e. fire, flood, etc.) cancel the event, ArtsKC will reschedule at no extra charge. If you do not wish to reschedule, ArtsKC will keep the deposit. For refunds please contact OfficeManager@ArtsKC.org.
Are there any restrictions on use of the space?
You may not affix anything to the walls.
ArtsKC is not available for rent during the First Thursday and Friday of each month due to agency programming.
All renters must sign a rental agreement, provide a certificate of liability insurance, and a deposit check to reserve a date.
Click below to download a copy of our rentals guide. It includes our rental rates, timeline, ArtsKC Rental policies, venue specs, and a sample rental.