Father Ryan Arts Center Rentals

The Father Ryan Arts Center offers affordable rental spaces for all of your meeting, celebration, and performance needs!  Our staff will work closely with you to prepare one of our versatile spaces in a way that accommodates the unique needs of your event.

Give us a call at (412) 331-1685 ext. 320 or stop in to make a rental request today!


Baverso Theater

  • Retractable theater seating for up to 115 guests

  • Theater Seating or Dinner Seating

  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Hanging projector and screen

  • Access to theater lighting and sound services*

  • Great for performance, family event, conference, lecture, recital, or film screening.

Non-Performance Rates

Weekdays                         $300.00

Weekends (Sat & Sun)     $475.00

Performance Event Rates

Weekdays                         $350.00

Weekends (Sat & Sun)     $450.00

  • If lighting and sound services are needed, Ryan Arts will provide House Technician at a rate of $45/hr.

    • House Technicians must be paid for a minimum 4 hours of service.

    • Any technical design elements must be submitted to House Technician at least 72 hours prior to event.

  • If alcohol will be present in any capacity, Father Ryan Arts Center will provide an insured, RAMP-certified bartender at a rate of $35/hr.

    • Bartenders must be paid for a minimum 4 hours of service.

    • Alcohol-related requests must be laid out at least 30 days prior to event.


*Technical Services offered at an additional fee

**No open flame permitted in theater

Art Gallery

  • Wall hangings and pedestals available for display of art exhibits

  • Portable projector and screen available upon request

  • Comfortably seats up to 30 for meetings*

  • Father Ryan Arts Center can provide black-fitted tablecloths for 6ft tables, rates available upon request

Art exhibitions



(Gallery or Digital Labs)


Hold an Opening Night Reception in Baverso Theater for an additional $100!

All other Art Gallery rentals will be suspended for the length of any exhibitions.

*No rentals are offered in the Art Gallery while exhibits are on display





We have several different studio spaces to serve a variety of different purposes:

  • 2 Dance Studios

    • Open space, perfect for rehearsals and lessons

  • Drawing Studio

    • Private space, ideal for classes and meetings

  • Digital Literacy Lab

    • Smart Board, computer tables & Laptops. Great for small business presentations or seminars.

  • Pottery/Sculpture Studio

Available Spaces:

BUsiness Hour Rates

$40.00/hr. per room

Off-Hour Rates

$50.00/hr. per room

*Please note that renters are responsible for providing their own materials and technology

Unless otherwise noted, prices listed reflect minimum fee for facility usage of any length under 5 hours.  Events extending beyond 5 hours will be subject to an additional $30/hr. charge to cover house management.

Set-up and clean-up times are included in 5-hr base rate.  If additional prep time is needed, house management costs my apply.