AVAILABLE SPACES   

The Clay Center has a wide variety of beautiful spaces available to rent.  We can accommodate the smallest gathering to groups of 1,800.  For rental rates please contact us at 304-561-3560 or email sales@theclaycenter.org.

MAIER FOUNDATION PERFORMANCE HALL

BESSIE & ROME H. WALKER MEMORIAL THEATER (WALKER THEATER)

FOUNDERS' LOUNGE

BENEDUM GRAND LOBBY

CLAY CENTER CLASSROOMS

JULIET MUSEUM OF ART

GREATER KANAWHA VALLEY FOUNDATION SCIENCE CENTER

INTERMEZZO CAFE

SCULPTURE GARDEN

 


Maier Foundation Performance Hall  
(MFPH) 


(Performance Hall Maximum Seating: 1883) Maier Foundation Performance Hall 

Rental Includes: 
    Benedum Grand Lobby
    MFPH Orchestra Level
    MFPH First Balcony
    MFPH Upper Balcony
    PAC Loading Dock
    Dressing Rooms (1-5 based on availability)
    Women’s Chorus Room
    Men’s Chorus Room
    Orchestra Assembly Room
    Performer’s Lounge 
    Front House Manager
    Ticket Setup

 

  • Fees are by the day, although in some circumstances multiple users per day will be allowed (at no discount) when the scheduling permits.
  • Fees do not include the use of WVSO piano or other WVSO equipment or piano tuning services.
  • Fees do not include catering services
  • Additional fees may apply for:
    • Rental of tables and chairs
    • Room setup and take down
    • House management and security services
    • House technical services
    • IATSE labor costs
    • Rental of equipment
    • Ticketing services
    • Ushers
    • Charleston Fire Department

           * Application of the above fees is on a per-rental basis   
       

 


Bessie & Rome H. Walker Memorial Theater
(Walker Theater)  
 Walker Theater

    
Flexible Seating (Maximum 200) 

 

  • Fees are based on a four-hour minimum. In some circumstances multiples users per day  will be  allowed (at no discount) when the scheduling permits. 
  • Fees do not include use of the WVSO piano, piano tuning services or other WVSO equipment.
  • Rentals may be subject to the following additional fees:
    • Rental of tables and chairs
    • Room set up and take down
    • House management and security service
    • House technical services
    • IATSE labor costs
    • Rental of equipment
    • Ticketing services

Founders’ Lounge     Founders Lounge
 

  • A four-hour minimum is required. The cost of additional hours over the minimum is based on a per-hour rate.
  • Fees do not include catering services or the rental of tables and chairs.










Benedum Grand Lobby  Benedum Grand Lobby

 

  •  A four-hour minimum is required. The cost of additional hours over the minimum is based on a per-hour rate.
  •  Additional fees may apply:
    • House management
    • Technical services
    • Catering
    • Rental of Equipment, additional tables/chairs
    • Setup of equipment, tables and chairs
    • Box office

NOTE: The lobby may not be rented when the Maier Foundation Performance Hall is rented for a separate performance function.











Clay Center Classrooms

Standard Rate:    $100 (per two-hour minimum)

  • A two-hour minimum is required. Rates are based per classroom

 


Juliet Museum of Art    Juliet Museum of Art 

  • Museum rentals are for non-public hours only. 
  • Some limitations on food and drink may apply dependent on museum exhibit.
  • Additional security is required. (additional fee will apply)

 


 


 

Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Science Center
GKVF Science Center 

  • Museum rental is for non-public hours only. 
  • No food or drink allowed in interactive exhibits in any of the areas.










Intermezzo Cafe  Intermezzo Cafe   

 

  • A four-hour minimum is required.
  • Café rental is for non-public hours only.

 









Sculpture Garden  Sculpture Garden   

 

 
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