i.d.e.a. Museum Rental Fee Schedule

Rentals of museum spaces for events have been suspended until the end of the 2021 calendar year.

They are currently anticipated to resume in January 2022.

Atrium (outdoors)Standing Reception: 250
Seated Event: 200
Private Events: $750
Atrium ClassroomStanding Reception: 150
Seated Event: 100
Private Events: $750
Art Studio RoomStanding Reception: 30
Seated Event: 25
Private Events: $375
ArtVilleStanding Capacity: 50Non-For-Profits:$450
Private Events: $525
Conference RoomSeated Event: 18Non-For-Profits:$100
Private Events: $125
*Rates are for a 2-hour rental period
HUB ClassroomStanding Reception: 40
Seated Event: 30
Private Events: $375
SnackeryStanding Reception: 20Non-For-Profits:$185
Private Events: $225
MuseumTotal Capacity: 500Mesa Non-For-Profits:$750
Other Non-For-Profits:$ 1,500
Private Events: $2,250


Catering services (excluding alcoholic beverages) may be provided by any licensed and insured caterer.

Caterers are subject to fees and regulations.

Alcoholic beverages can only be provided by Atlasta Catering for all facilities due to licensing.


Staff will be charged back to Licensee at $15.00-$25.00/hour.

Deliveries of any kind must be coordinated through the Mesa Arts Center Services Supervisor.

Free Wi-Fi in all rental spaces (1MB that can be increased upon request)

Tables, Etc.
6′ or8′ Table$ 10
6′ Round Table$ 10
Cabaret Table$ 7.5
White Folding chair$ 1
White Padded Folding Chair$ 2
Easel$ 5
Pipe & Drape (per foot)$ 3
Presenting Equipment
Lectern w/mic kit$ 60
Christie 4500 Lumen Projector$ 225
Anchor Portable Sound System$ 150
11′ x 17′ Projection Screen$ 100


Portable JBL PA System – $250 plus labor setup/strike
12 Channel Analog Mixer, 4
2 Shure wireless units
2 DBX 2231 31-band EQ
4x 12″ monitor wedges
2x 15″ fronts (L+R)
2x 18″ subs

All prices are for a six-hour rental except as noted. Rental Fees do not include staff and equipment.”

All rates and services subject to change without notice.”

Visit the Mesa Arts Center rental page to coordinate your event!


i.d.e.a. Museum
150 W. Pepper Place
Mesa, AZ 85201


Admission: $9/person

Free for members and those under age 1

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480-644-idea (4332) (recorded)

480-644-2468 (live)

480-644-2466 (fax)

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