Rental Info

Theatres and Atrium

The Center for the Arts' professional facilities and services are available for rent to on-campus departments and groups, community organizations and commercial presenters. Reservations are taken up to one year in advance.

Nearly 200,000 people attend over 400 events held annually at the Center for the Arts. The Center's four theatres (ranging from 1,748 to 150 seats) and Atrium are capable of accommodating a wide array of special events such as performances, lectures, conferences, festivals, trade shows, receptions and sit-down dinners, at competitive market-based rental rates.

To facilitate planning, you can view the Center's Rental Information and Rates and Usage Policy or submit a Rental Request using the links below:

Rental Information Links


The UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO ART GALLERY exhibits contemporary international art on two floors and may be scheduled for special event rentals.  For more information, please visit the gallery's website:

The ART DEPARTMENT GALLERY on the lower level of the Center exhibits student, faculty, and alumni art work during the academic year and may be scheduled for small gatherings depending on exhibit schedules.
Call (716)645-6201 for information.

Support Services

  • A well-trained, highly experienced production and front-of-house staff
  • Seven dressing rooms with 63 dressing stations and showers
  • Program paging, intercom, and CATV from performance space to production areas
  • A luxurious Green Room with full kitchen
  • Ample guest parking
  • Refreshment concessions
  • Coat room
  • Wheelchair-accessible seating locations
  • Assistive listening devices
  • Convenient box office hours and services
  • 24-hour box office hotline: (716)645-ARTS
  • Center playbill

About The Center

The Center for the Arts presents a wide range of high quality performing arts and visual arts for the University, the State and the region, and enhances and augment the academic activities of the fine and performing arts departments at the University at Buffalo.

Upcoming Events

Recent News

  • There are no news articles available.
  • Questions? Contact Us

    Directions & Parking

    Parking is free after 3:00pm on weekdays and all day on weekends.  For events, we recommend parking in either the Slee or Baird lots located in front of the Center. 

    Get directions with Google Maps, Yahoo Maps, or Mapquest.

    More Information >