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Host and Rent

The UB Center for the Arts is Western New York's largest multidisciplinary arts center, and our welcoming atmosphere and versatile spaces makes us an ideal place to host events and performances. Located on the University at Buffalo's North Campus, we are centrally located and easily accessible from all areas in the region. 

The UBCFA houses three theaters, a screening room, a spectacular Atrium and three art galleries. Having been a part of the Buffalo cultural landscape for over 26 years, we have greeted nearly 4 million people through our doors, with 150,000 guests experiencing the arts with us each year. Reservations are available for university departments and groups, community organizations and commercial presenters. Our facilities are capable of accommodating a wide array of events and at competitive market-based rental rates.

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The UBCFA specializes in entertainment and touring productions with theatre spaces suitable for an array of public performances including concerts, comedians, speakers, family shows, dance, theatricals and musicals.

Special Events

The UBCFA is an extraordinary location to mark organizational or personal milestones with a one-of-a-kind celebration. Plan your next reception, dinner, gala, fundraiser, wedding, commitment ceremony or cocktail party with us.

Meetings and Conferences

Bring individuals together to inform, share and educate. The UBCFA’s venues can accommodate groups of all sizes for company meetings, conferences, seminars, screenings and presentations.