Facility Rental

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Within walking distance from Nanaimo's beautiful waterfront, Art Lab offers a unique and cost effective environment for a meeting, seminar, presentation, or cocktail reception. Located near hotels, cafés, restaurants and shops, your group can convene in the centre of the arts and business district downtown.



Rental of Art Lab includes:

  • up to 35 stacking chairs, 2 lounge chairs, and 6 (6’) folding tables
  • the use of 2 sinks and access to a wheelchair accessible washroom
  • a vintage sound system: record player (with AM/FM radio and selection of old-school records), amplifier and two speakers.
  • a friendly staff members who will be available to help greet guests, set-up, and clean-up 
  • the option of booking an exhibition tour for your guests

Rates start at $100/hour for corporate and private rentals and $50/hour for non-profits. To check availability and make an appointment to visit call (250) 754-1750. 

Note the Following: 

  1. Art Lab/the Gallery does not promote rental events on behalf of the Renter.
  2. Registration and administration for rental events are the responsibility of the Renter.
  3. Use of the Gallery space itself it not included. However, exhibition tours for your guests are available upon request at an additional cost.
  4. The Renter acknowledges that Art Lab/the Gallery must approve all promotional materials related to the event.
  5. The Renter agrees that it will not use Art Lab/Gallery logos in its material, or articulate, describe, hold out, or advertise the rental event as an Art Lab/Gallery program. 


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Contact Us

150 Commercial Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia

+1 (250) 754-1750
Tue - Sat: 10 - 5 PM
Sun: 12 - 5 PM



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