Space Rentals

Thank you for your interest in the Cheltenham Center for the Arts as a location for your special event. We invite you to visit the Center and will be happy to work with you to make your special event a success.

Gallery Rental Hours:

Monday – Saturday, 9am—11pm and Sunday 1pm—6pm

*Please note: The Cheltenham Center for the Arts is unavailable for rentals from June through August. During these months we have Summer Art Camp and the large and small galleries do not have air conditioning. The theater does have air conditioning and may be rented in the summer months.

Pricing and Room Capacities:

Rates include: use of limited kitchen facilities (note we do not have any cooking appliances), three restrooms, coat rack, parking and one hour pre and post event clean up time. Extra time is available at an additional charge.

  • Small Gallery (27’ X 23)   40-50 people        $300 for up to 3 hrs.     Addtl. hours $50 per hr.
  • Large Gallery (28’ X 52’)  100-150 people     $425 for up to 3 hrs.     Addtl. hours $65 per hr.
  • Both Galleries                 140-200 people     $575 for up to 3 hrs.     Addtl. hours $85 per hr.

NOTES: Rental rates include one hour pre and post event for set up and clean up. Please keep in mind we may not know what art will be on the walls at time of booking. 

Event Set-Up:

Please advise number and types of tables you will need no later than one week prior to your event. We have ten 60” round tables that seat 8-10, five 30” X 6’ rectangular tables and two 30” X 5’ to be used for food and drink. If you set-up and break-down tables and chairs yourself, there is no set-up charge. If you need assistance, the cost is $50 for the small gallery or $100 for the large gallery or both galleries. We have 80 chairs in-house. Any additional chairs must be ordered either by the renter or by the Center (for an additional fee). Facilities should be left in same condition as they were prior to event.

To Confirm Your Date:

Call to confirm that your date and time are available. If so, we will put it on a 10 day hold. A 50% deposit, along with your signature on the last page of this Rental Contract and signed Rental Agreement is due within the 10 day hold period. After the 10 day hold period, if we have not received your paperwork and 50% deposit, your date will be opened up to further inquiries. (Check or cash preferred).   

Final payment

Due by cash, check or credit card 10 days prior to event. (Check or cash preferred).

Cancellation/Change Policy:

  • Cancellation more than 60 days prior to your event         Deposit Refunded
  • Cancellation within 31-60 days of your event                  Penalty of 20% of Deposit
  • Cancellation within 30 days of your event                       Deposit is Non-Refundable
  • If Center is made uninhabitable due to weather or other acts of God, all attempts will be made to find an acceptable alternative time for your event.  If one cannot be agreed upon, deposit will be refunded in full.

Theater Rental

Our 100-seat theater is also available for rental. Please call the Center for further details on renting the theater.

Please contact the Center at 215-379-4660 or email at to request a rental packet and schedule your event.