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Gallery Rental


The Orange County Center for Contemporary Art is one of the longest
existing all-volunteer, artist-run galleries in the United States and, compatible with Gallery scheduling, is available for your special private or business event.

Located in the heart of the Santa Ana Artists Village, your guests will be surrounded by unique architecture reminiscent of a past era. Accessed through an all-glass entry area, the building and spacious Grand Gallery feature a 14- foot-high open wood-bean ceiling with track lighting.


  • Weddings

  • Corporate

  • Forums,

  • Conferences

  • Luncheons,

  • Birthdays,

  • Dinners

  • Workshops

  • Film Shoots,

  • Photo Shoots


Our gallery space offers a versatile and accommodating venue for various events and exhibitions. As the renter, you'll have access to the entire gallery (excluding storage areas), with a maximum occupancy of 175 people, including our staff. You are responsible for event setup, including tables, chairs, and services. Smoking is not allowed within 20 feet of the doors, and artwork can be provided or displayed from our membership. Alcohol and catering are allowed, and a sound system is available for an additional fee. Please note that there is no stage or stage lighting. After the event, you'll be responsible for gallery cleanup. Restrooms, supplies, and audio/video equipment are also available.

  1. Renter may use entire gallery space depending on exhibition at time of rental, The two non-public storage areas are not included in rental.

  2. Maximum occupancy is 175 people including OCCCA supervisory staff.

  3. No pets or animals are allowed. Certified service animals are welcome.

  4. The Grand Gallery holds up to 10 standard round event tables with 10 guests per table.

  5. Renter is responsible, within contracted rental timeframe, for ALL event set-up and take-down, including rental of tables and chairs and services.

  6. The building is a smoke-free venue. No smoking of any sort is permitted indoors or outdoors.

  7. With minimum 60-day advance notice, artwork by Gallery artists is available for event display. Alternatively, renter may provide wall art if desired. Professional installation and de-installation are required with any renter provided art.

  8. Alcohol from a licensed and bonded service is allowed. Insurance proof required.

  9. Catering from a licensed and bonded service is allowed. Insurance proof required.

  10. A sound system consisting of mixer, speakers, microphones and cables is available for an additional fee,

  11. The Gallery does not have a stage platform or stage lighting.

  12. Renter is responsible for complete Gallery clean up after the event.

  13. Two supervisory Gallery staff members shall be present during event.

  14. All event trash shall be completely removed from Gallery building at the end of the event. No trash shall be left overnight in the Gallery building. Gallery trash bins are not available.

  15. For weddings, the Gallery will be open to renter for four (4) hours the day before the event for delivery and set-up and from Noon on the day of the event. The Gallery will be open two (2) hours from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. the following day for all pick-ups.

  16. No open flames, food-warming or related equipment or devices are allowed inside the building but may be setup on the sidewalk at least 10 feet from, beside and not blocking any portion of the Grand Gallery roll-up door.

  17. One small non-commercial microwave oven is permitted in back gallery space.

  18. Restrooms and restroom supplies are provided.

  19. Gallery clean-up, including trash removal, is required for return of security deposit. Gallery shall be returned to original state prior to the event for return of security deposit.



25% of revenue generated from event
5% of door admission fees
25% Reduced rental fee for non-profit fundraisers considered on a case-by-case basis.

Three hour rental

For meetings only

Rate subject to change without notice

Full day rate (Weddings)

Event Ending at 11pm
Includes time prior to event day for setup,
includes time day after event for clean up take down

Rate subject to change without notice

$500 non-refundable deposit to secure event date and rate


  1. Liability Insurance is required. A rider needed can be added to your existing policy or see or other sources to obtain insurance

  2. The non-refundable deposit guarantees date and rental fee of event

  3. Audio/video equipment is available for an additional fee and security deposit

  4. See additional use fees on Contract page 3 of 8

Please read fill out and sign contract document



Floor plan

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