Norfolk Arts Center Rental Guidelines
If you’re looking for the perfect spot for your next event, look no further than Norfolk Arts Center! With a variety of spaces available, you’re sure to find a space to fit your needs. Not only do we provide affordable, beautiful spaces but we provide the staff to assist you with every detail!
With our revolving visual art exhibits, the gallery is a beautiful and unique place to host a wedding ceremony or reception!
Are you a music instructor looking for the perfect recital spot? If so, our gallery is perfect for you!
Have a big meeting, birthday party, graduation party, or bridal shower coming up? Our spacious boardroom is a great spot for you with its beautiful natural light!
Our unique sculpture garden is the best spot for an intimate summer party!
Enjoy our beautiful atrium gallery with its perfect natural lighting for your next reception!
NAC is open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Events taking place outside of regular business hours must end at midnight, require staffing by a coordinator of the NAC, and are subject to an additional after hours fee.
Spaces Available for Rent
Gallery (within business hours)*
Rates: 1-4 hours – $550, non-refundable deposit due upon contract signing: $275
Additional hours: $100/hour
Includes use of the kitchen. The gallery can hold 120 people seated at 12 tables. Actual capacity depends on table selection and configuration.
Sculpture Garden (within business hours)*
Rates: 1-4 hours – $175, non-refundable deposit due upon contract signing: $87.50
Additional hours: $75/hour
Includes use of the kitchen. The Garden can hold 50-75 seated or more with standing/cocktail table set-up. Actual capacity depends on the table selection and configuration.
Boardroom & Classroom (within business hours)*
Rates: 1-4 hours – $100, non-refundable deposit due upon contract signing: $50
Additional hours: $75/hour
Includes use of the kitchen. The boardroom/classroom can hold 50 people. Actual capacity depends on table selection and configuration.
Wedding pricing may vary, contact our Program Coordinator for more details!
Renter shall waive all claims for injury or damage to person or property resulting from or during the event.
NAC’s event coordinator will be available to assist on a limited basis. Any clean-up or damage that remains will be billed to the renter.
NAC is a smoke-free facility inside and out.
*If you are scheduling an event outside of business hours we charge a staffing fee of $25 per hour.
Food and Beverage
Renter must provide their own caterer and alcohol service. NAC must approve the caterer and be given their contact information at least 60 days before the event.
NAC does not provide service staff for catered events. It is the responsibility of the renter to coordinate food and beverage service with their caterer: including delivery, set-up, and cleanup.
Use of the kitchen is included with your rental. Meals may not be prepared in the NAC kitchen, but there is a refrigerator, freezer, microwave, and sink available for your caterer.
NAC has some equipment available for rental; including Tables (Round), High Top Tables, Linens, Stage, Bar, Piano, and Kitchenware.
No posters, charts, signs, decorations or other items may be attached to walls, doors, or pillars or hung from the ceiling or lighting fixtures. The safety of the artwork is of paramount importance and must be attended to at all times.
Candles must be in a votive-type container with at least a 2” chimney. No glitter or confetti is allowed in the building.
To speak with us about renting our facility email today! firstname.lastname@example.org