Rent space at the Arts Centre

Please refer to our Covid-19 updates before inquiring about rental space.

We have two fantastic and flexible rental spaces available for public or private use at the Arts Centre. Accessibility details of the Arts Centre are available here. To inquire about availability, make a booking, or for more information contact Executive Director, Leah Selk:

info@centralcaribooarts.com


Open Studio

The Open Studio is located on the main floor of the Arts Centre, and is perfect for your art studio and meeting purposes. It comfortably seats 16 and includes tables and chairs, as well as an industrial wash sink. (download floor plan)

The current Covid capacity is 8.


Graham Kelsey Room

The Graham Kelsey Room is located on upper floor of the Arts Centre. Rental includes use of the kitchen, attached via serving window. The Graham Kelsey Room is equipped with three banks of variable track lighting, which can easily be tailored your desired atmosphere. Note that the kitchen is not certified for industrial food preparation, but is perfect for serving food prepared by a caterer, or for use as a bar for licensed events. Capacity of the Graham Kelsey Room depends on how tables and chairs are arranged. Bookings with over 40 participants require capacity approval. We have several pre-approved room layouts available. Contact the Arts Centre Administrator for more information. (download floor plan)

The current Covid capacity is 45.


Rates

Advance booking of at least one week is required for all general use spaces and equipment. GST (5%) applies to all room and equipment rental fees (excluding deposits for equipment rentals). All bookings require a deposit of 50% be made in order to secure the booking, payable in cash, cheque, or via PayPal.

Arts event definition = an event focused on creative artistic activity, the goods and services produced by it, or the planning required to allow it to come to fruition.

Booking times include set-up and clean-up.

This fee schedule comes into effect as of January 1, 2021:


BECOME A FRIEND OF THE ARTS CENTRE

A Friend of the Arts Centre applies to arts-based rentals, not charging admission or generating sales by your, or a nominated, Non-Profit group.

Graham: Unlimited Graham Kelsey Room use (for recognized non-profit groups holding arts events which do not charge admission or generate sales) for one calendar year = $120/yr plus 5% GST.

Leah: Unlimited Open Studio use (for Recognized non-profit groups holding arts events which do not charge admission or generate sales) for one calendar year = $70/yr plus 5% GST.

Harry: Unlimited use of either the Open Studio or the Graham Kelsey Room (for recognized non-profit groups holding arts events which do not charge admission or generate sales) for one calendar year = $150/yr plus 5% GST.

Friends of the Arts Centre are not transferrable and apply to a calendar year (January 1 – December 31). Friends of the Arts Centre, as with all rentals, must abide by Arts Centre Rental requirements, expectations, and booking procedures. Friends of the Arts Centre rates are not applicable to Arts Centre tenants.

Any queries on these friendship levels or rental requirements can be addressed to the Arts Centre administrator at artscentre@centralcaribooarts.com.

Audio/video equipment

We can provide audio video equipment for in-house use along with room rentals at the Arts Centre. Cash or cheque deposit of $200 is required for A/V rentals one week prior to rental date. Deposits are returned upon safe delivery of all components.