Facility Rental

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When it's time to plan your next reception, fund raiser, seminar or holiday party, consider the unique facilities at the Visual Arts Center, bursting with art-deco charm. First Federal Gallery (our main gallery) and Goff Gallery are available for up to 170 guests and offer the most unique rental space in Charlotte County. Our beautiful gallery space is complemented by plenty of natural lighting, climate control, clean lines and acoustic walls, plus an ever-changing exhibit of high quality original artwork. The roomy entrance hallway features a front desk area and stained glass windows. Our facility is also ADA handicap accessible. The Visual Arts Center is available for rent after hours and on weekends based upon availability and prior scheduling.

Rental Costs* (4 hours inclusive):


First Federal Gallery

Goff Gallery

Cleaning Fee

Each Additional Hour

Additional Setup and Tear Down

$600/$500 nonprofit (4 hours)

$500/$400 nonprofit (4 hours)




*A $250 refundable damage deposit is required.

NO CHARGE for tables (rectangle only), chairs, sound system, overhead and slide projector, screen, mirror, or large coffee urns. The Galleries are available for rent only during the Center's non-business hours.

The Visual Arts Center is operated by a non-profit, 501( c)(3) organization, the Charlotte County Art Guild. Rental fees charged are to reimburse the institution for staffing, cleaning, and after-hours operation and maintenance. To rent all or part of the Visual Arts Center contact the Executive Director, Mary Ann Tipton at (941) 639-8810 or email Mary Ann Tipton.