Venue Rental

Rental Information for the Alleghany Highlands Arts & Crafts Center

Alleghany Highlands Arts and Crafts Center’s (AHACC) regular hours are 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday through Saturday; 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Sunday from May 1 to December 30. Winter hours are from January 2 to April 30 with hours 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM Tuesday through Saturday. The center is closed on Sundays and Mondays during the winter hours.

Reservations for use of space outside of AHACC’s operating hours will incur an additional $25 fee as staff or an authorized volunteer must be present when someone else is in the building.

Gallery A: Rental for two hours is $50

Gallery A and B: Rental for two hours is $75.

The rental of Gallery A or both Gallery A and B allows up to fifty (50) people maximum.

Rental of Gallery includes the use of eight (8) folding tables and twenty-seven (27) chairs. Screens to restrict public access to the rented area are available. These screens are free-standing and not secured.

Front Classroom: Rental for two hours is $30

Middle Classroom: Rental for two hours is $30.

Use of both classrooms is $50.

Library Conference Room: Rental for two hours is $20. The rental price includes ten chairs for the table.

Each classroom may seat up to fifteen (15) students comfortably. Rental of Classroom(s) includes sixteen (16) chairs, six (6) nine-ft tables, ten (10) table easels, and nine (9) floor easels.

A $25 refundable agreement and damage deposit is required to reserve the space at the time of the rental agreement. This will be refunded upon successful return of the space to its original space. The AHACC will decide if these conditions have been met and the deposit is to be returned.

All rental fees must be paid at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the event. Cancellation of the event must be made at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to the event. If the event is canceled in the twenty-four (24) hours before the event, AHACC will keep the $25 deposit.

The rental fee is for two hours. This time frame includes the load in and set up for the event and load out and clean-up of the event. If the renter goes beyond the two-hour allotted time, a $10 fee will be charged for up to thirty (30) minutes and $25 will be charged if the renter exceeds thirty minutes.


Although there will be a representative from AHACC present during the rental time, the rental group is responsible for the set up and take down of the event. This includes food, plates, tableware, glasses, napkins, cleaning products, and trash bags. The rental group is also responsible for the care of the space, cleanup, and the removal of all trash.

Nothing is to be hung from the lighting grid, taped to the wall, or attached to any exhibit, artwork, or pedestals. The use of raw rice, confetti, or glitter is prohibited. No holes may be put in the wall. The Renter will be responsible for any damages to the AHACC building and or its contents.

All items brought into the Alleghany Highlands Arts & Crafts Center (e.g., personal items, decorations, props) must be removed immediately following the event. Items that are not removed will be disposed of by AHACC and the cost of removal will be deducted from the security deposit.

Children will be monitored and managed at all times. There should be at least one adult for every five children.