Arkansas Arts Center


Arkansas Arts Center Rental Information The museum’s first responsibility is to its collections and programs, and the rental may in no way interfere with public hours and/or public visitation. With the limits imposed by their functions and contents, the facility is available for appropriate uses by private and corporate lessees. All galleries and exhibits are subject to change without prior notice. All space charges are computed for a six-hour block of time, including setup and clean up. The lessee will be billed for additional time on a pro-rated $350.00 per hour basis. Rental rates are discounted at the Friend Membership Level of $150.00. These memberships are available to the general public at anytime and may be applied to receive a member discount. Space Membership Rate Non-Member Rate Approximate Capacity

  • Atrium (2 hour access to one available Gallery is included with the rental of the Atrium)

    • Membership Rate - $2,400.00

    • Non-Member Rate - $3,000.00

    • Capacity - 750 (standing), 250 (seated)

  • Courtyard & Lower Lobby (Indoor/outdoor) Must be rented with the Atrium from April - June and October

    • Membership Rate - $1,000.00

    • Non-Member Rate - $1,250.00

    • Capacity - 150 (theater seating/ standing)

  • Lecture Hall (2 hr. min. rental)

    • Membership Rate - $240.00 per hour

    • Non-Member Rate - $300.00 per hour

    • Capacity - 140 (theater/classroom seating)

  • Board Room (2 hr. min. rental)

    • Membership Rate - $240.00 per hour

    • Non-Member Rate - $300.00 per hour

    • Capacity - 40 (seated)

Atrium rentals include the use of (20) 72” round tables. This does not include cloths or chairs.

A 50% non-refundable deposit is required on all rentals. The deposit is applied to the rental fee. Space reservation will not be finalized until deposit is received. The balance of the rental fee is due 180 days before the date of the event. Lower Lobby rental fees are due in full, non-refundable, with the signed contract.

No burning candles are allowed in the museums.

Rental and Catering contracts must be drawn up prior to the event. The rental contract must be completed, signed and returned to the Arts Center within one week of the mailed date or space reservation will be forfeited.

Alcoholic beverages may be served for no more than a three-hour period. The Arts Center reserves the right to terminate the serving of alcoholic beverages at any time. The facilities coordinator must approve arrangements for deliveries. Bartenders must be provided by the catering company.