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Plan Your Event

The River Arts Center is available to rent for events large and small.  Whether you need space for a large performance, or a simple family get-together, the River Arts Center could be a great fit for you.  We are available for:

Main Hall

Perfect for large performances, lectures, and trainings, the Theater seats 492 and features our largest selection of options for technology. 

RAC Gallery

The Art Gallery is a beautiful space for a small meeting or banquet.  Surrounded by beautiful artwork, this room is intimate and versatile, including a built in sound and video system.

Leola Hall is a highly versatile space for performances or events.  With banquet seating for up to 200, or theater seating up to 240, the possibilities are endless!


The River Arts Center has multiple rooms suited for meetings of all sizes.  From small groups needing a single table to large presentations with multimedia and microphones, the River Arts Center has what you need to make your meeting a success.  We have many versatile rooms for breakout spaces as well.

Dance floor and lighting


If you're looking for a venue to host a dance performance or recital, you've found a theater with a specialty in dance!  Not only do we have a high quality Rosco rubber dance floor in house, but our lighting plot and many of our building designs are tailored to prioritize dance.  We can help you take your dance performance to the next level!  Leola Hall is a perfect venue for a smaller dance performance, while the Theater is perfect for dance studio's recitals.

Live Music

The River Arts Center is a perfect venue for a concert, from classical, to jazz, to Rock and Roll!  With a huge inventory of microphones, speakers, and other audio equipment, and professional audio technicians, we are here to make sure you and your event sound great!

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With our 50x20 proscenium and 35 foot deep stage, full fly loft with 38 linesets, orchestra pit, and large scenic shop, The Theater is a perfect venue for a large theatrical performance.  Meanwhile, Leola Hall features an 18' pipe grid and various configurations for smaller, more intimate performances.

Inquire On Scheduling

If you're just starting to plan an event, reach out to us by email at or phone at 608-643-5636.  Sometimes facility logistics are a little more complex than simply looking at our calendar.  If you want a quick look at availability, see our Facility Calendar.

If you've discussed an event and are ready to start working out the paperwork, please fill out the reservation form.

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