THEARC East has room rental space in the Community Meeting Room (Ground Level) and Recital Hall( 2nd Floor) of THEARC to accommodate gathering space for meetings, trainings, workshops, and more.

Community Meeting Room Rates

Beautifully situated on well-manicured grounds in Southeast Washington, DC, THEARC East and West offers cultural arts groups, businesses, schools and civic and community organizations the perfect location for performances, special events, conferences and other gatherings.

Please submit request via the link below:


Rental at THEARC is not available on the following federal holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
  • President’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veteran’s Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Sorry, THEARC no longer leases for Private parties such as Bridal Showers, Repast, Anniversaries, Baby Showers, or Birthday Parties.


Community Meeting Room (Non-Theater)

Recital Hall (Non-Theater)

THEARC Theater (Theater Space)

THEARC Black Box (Theater Space)

Please reach out to Lynnita Jones-Morton;, regarding all non-theater rentals.

Please reach out to Kimberly Douglas;, regarding venue theater rentals. Also, visit THEARC Theater and Black Box page for leasing instructions.

Due to a high demand of request NO PHONE CALLS at this time.  Please send all request via e-mail.  Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.