Special Events at the Walters

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Special Event Rate Sheet | Rental Application Rental Guidelines | Alcohol Policy  | Email our Rental Coordinator

Image of the Walters Theatre decorated for a special dinner event.

Photo of the Walters Theatre taken during an auction fundraising event.

Let the timeless beauty of the Walters Cultural Arts Center infuse your special gathering with the spirit of creativity and culture. Our theatre, gallery, classrooms and outdoor locations provide a variety of amenable and affordable options, whether you have 20 or 200 guests.

Special Events in the Walters Theatre
6 hour rental minimum; up to 200 guests

Our Theatre Event Package is suited for groups of up to 200 guests and includes 6 hours of rental time and use of the Walters Theatre, Kitchen, Lobby and Outdoor Terraces.

Other amenities include:
  • Tables & Seating for up to 200 guests. Note: Guest capacity will depend on the style of set-up that the renter chooses for this event. Our Rental Coordinator can help you determine the best set-up for your guests.
  • Basic Audiovisual Package: 2 handheld/wireless microphones, HD projector & screen for slideshows and video, podium with attached microphone, and audio support for recorded music and video. Note: Renter must provide own laptop for presentations and slideshows
  • VIP Room with private bathroom for performers and presenters
  • Lobby space adequate for food, beverage, and check-in tables
  • Complimentary consultation with our AV Technician about your event’s audiovisual needs
  • Facility Supervision during your event, including support for basic lighting, sound and set-up. Note: Does not include cleaning services (see our rental guidelines for more details)
  • Use caterer of your choice
  • Private parties and special events on weekend dates

Additional time and space rental will incur additional rental fees.

Theatre Event Package:  Standard Rate - $2,260  |  Hillsboro Resident - $1,960  |  Non-Profit - $1,810

Additional Rental Time: 

 Package rate discount included.

 Additional time may only be added by the hour.

 Standard Rate - $263 per hour
 Resident Rate - $233 per hour
 Non-Profit Rate - $210 per hour
Additional Rental Spaces: Flat rates per booking  East Lawn - $250
 Gallery - $300
 Classroom(s) - $150 per room
Specialty AV: Flat rates per booking  Live Music, Dance, or Theatre Performances - $300

 Outdoor Presentation, Ceremonies, or Performance - $300
Piano - $100

 Additional Fees  
 Reservation Fee:  10% of total rental fees. Required. Non-refundable, but applied toward total rental fees. Due at time of booking;
 Damage Deposit:  $250. Required. Refundable after event. Due 30 days out from rental date.
 Transfer Fee:  

 

Image of the Walters Gallery. Photo by Rick Paulson Photography

Special Events in the Walters Gallery
4 hour rental minimum; up to 50 guests

The Gallery Event Package is suited for groups of up to 50 people and includes 4 hours of rental time and use of the Walters Gallery and Kitchen.

Other amenities include:
  • Tables & Seating for up to 50 guests. Note: Guest capacity will depend on the style of set-up that the renter chooses for this event. Our Rental Coordinator can help you determine the best set-up for your guests
  • Basic Audiovisual Package: 1 handheld/wireless microphone, projector and screen for slideshows and videos, and audio support for recorded music and video. Note: Renter must provide own laptop for presentations and slideshows
  • Complimentary consultation with our AV Technician about your event’s audiovisual needs
  • Facility Supervision during your event, including support for basic sound and set-up. Note: Does not include cleaning services (see our rental guidelines for more details)
  • Use of the caterer of your choice
  • Private parties & special events on weekend dates

Additional time and space rental will incur additional rental fees.

Gallery Event Package:  Standard Rate - $680  |  Hillsboro Resident - $640  |  Non-Profit - $600
Additional Rental Time:

Additional time may only be added by the hour.

 Standard Rate - $170 per hour
 Resident Rate - $160 per hour
 Non-Profit Rate - $150 per hour
 Additional Rental Spaces: Flat rates per booking  Classroom(s) - $100 per room
  Specialty AV: Flat rates per booking  Live Music Performances - $220
 Additional Fees
 Reservation Fee:  10% of total rental fees. Required. Non-refundable, but applied toward total rental fees. Due at time of booking;
 Damage Deposit:  $250. Required. Refundable after event. Due 30 days out from rental date.
 Transfer Fee:  $50. Required to move event date after booking.

MEMORIAL SERVICES

The Walters Cultural Arts Center is a beautiful location to host a memorial service. Memorials are often unexpected, so we will work with you to quickly and efficiently make arrangements during this difficult time. Please Email our Rental Coordinator or call 503-615-3485 for information about accommodations and rates.

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