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Host your next meeting, event, or party at The Anderson. The beautifully restored 1905 Carnegie Building is an unforgettable setting for weddings and receptions and with three separate areas on the main floor, we can easily accommodate groups of 40 to 200. Surround yourself with a beautiful and unique atmosphere including galleries filled with original works of art, a stained glass dome and rotunda, marble floor, and gold leafing. Celebrate


Exhibits & Events


Facility Rental

The Anderson Center for the Arts is available to host day and evening events, weddings, business meetings, and parties seven days a week.View this video to help plan your next event.

The Anderson Floor Plan


Facility Rental Rates
  Friday evening, Saturday, Sunday Mon-Thurs
Grande Room and Rotunda (2,640 sq. ft.) $650 $350 $300
Redbud Gallery or West Gallery
(1,200 sq. ft. each) If renting GR and RT
$150 $100 $100
Redbud Gallery Only (1,200 sq. ft.) --- $200 $150
West Gallery Only (1,200 sq. ft.) --- $200 $150

Additional charges for Wedding and Reception plus Rehearsal and Holiday Weekends --- Call for Rates.

Security deposit of $300 required and will be returned within 30 days if there are no damages. Rates are subject to change; check current rates before signing contract.


Equipment Rental and Dining Service Facility Rental
Round tables (5 ft.) seating 8 $5.00/each
Rectangular tables (6 ft.) $4.00/each
Telescoping Cocktail Tables $3.00/each
Card tables, seating 4  $1.00/each
Chairs $0.75/each
Tablecloths/color $6.50/each
Tablecloths/white  $5.00/each
Napkins $0.75/each
Podium and microphone $10.00
LCD projector $40.00
Mirrors $20.00
Easels $2.00/each
Flip chart  $20.00
Screen No charge
Hurricane lamps* $25.00
Rose bowls $20.00
Candelabra* $25.00/each
* Candles not supplied. Candelabra require a table covering.


PASSPORT! Hands-on Children’s Exhibit

For events: Rent PASSPORT! for children coming to your event. $50*

For birthday parties: Have a PASSPORT! birthday party with guided group art activities. $80

Bring your own decorations, food, and create your own themed birthday party. Themed party ideas include colors, shapes, and textures. Parties can be based on a trip around the world theme or focus on a specific country! In December & January, plan a Princess Party. Step into the home of the Winter Princess full of ice crystals, snow, and winter wonderment. See the Princess’s throne and crown, hold her scepter, or through special arrangement, have the Winter Princess visit you and your guests. For more information or to book your party, contact Cheryl Mitchell, Administrative Assistant,, or Deborah Stapleton, Director, or call 765.649.1248.

* Adult supervision must be provided.

Catering Companies

Food and beverage service at events hosted at The Anderson must be supplied by an approved vendor:

Chartwells/Anderson University
Rebecca Wawersik

Judy Baker

Classic Elegance Catering
Brenda Craig

Sandra Fanning

Happiness is Homemade
Tammy Pyles

Pete's Duck Inn
Phil Peterson

Blu Falls
Clark Costerison

m & n Catering
Nell Campbell 765.621.8947
Margo Royer 765.621.5499

Marcia Johnson

Peck’s Catering and Floral Design
Larry Peck

Sahm's Catering
Larry Bystry


Alcohol service providers:

Midwest Bartender’s School
Richard Devlan
Bridgette Duncan

Shout’s Pub and Eatery

The Edge


If neither of the above alcohol providers is available, other vendors with a liquor license, insurance coverage, and a permit to sell liquor may be used. Contact Deborah Stapleton for approval.


For more information or to book your party or event, contact Cheryl Mitchell, Administrative Assistant,, or Deborah Stapleton, Director, or call 765.649.1248.

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