RyanArts Facility Rentals

The Ryan Arts & Culture 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. 310 or email Tcrisp@forstorox.org to make a rental request today!


Baverso Theater

  • Retractable theater seating for up to 130 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

Monday - Thursday     $275.00

Friday - Saturday     $475.00

Sunday $325.00

Performance Event Rates

Monday - Thursday     $350.00

Friday - Sunday     $450.00

  • If lighting and sound services are needed, RyanArts will provide House Technician at a rate of $35/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, RyanArts 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
  • Opening night reception included in long-term gallery rental
  • Portable projector and screen available upon request
  • Comfortably seats up to 30 for meetings*

Art exhibitions



(Gallery or Digital Labs)


Lunch area will be provided for an additional $50.

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.