Rental Information

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, view the Center's Rental Information and Rates and Usage Policy or submit a Rental Request.


The UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO ART GALLERY exhibits contemporary international art on two floors and may be scheduled for special event rentals. For more information, 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.