Gallery Rental


The Orange County Center for Contemporary Art is one of the longest existing co-op galleries in the United States, along with exhibiting cutting edge art exhibitions, the gallery is available for your special private or business event.


Including but not limited to:

Weddings, Corporate, Forums, Conferences, Luncheons, Birthdays, Dinners, Workshops, Film Shoots, Photo Shoots,

*dependent on exhibition schedule


photo: Toyota


Located in the historic downtown Santa Ana Artist Village, you will be surrounded by unique architecture, reminiscent of another time.


The large open space main gallery is fronted by an all-glass foyer space, with high 14 foot tall open beam wooden ceiling with track lighting.



Rental contract:
Floor Plan:
Past Weddings:


Wedding of Lindsay and Scott. photo: Jack Rodriguez



    1. Use of entire 6300 sq.ft. gallery space, based on current exhibit
    2. Maximum occupancy of 175
    3. The main gallery can hold 10 tables with 10 guests per table
    4. Rentee is responsible for ALL event set-up, including rental of tables and chairs etc.
    5. No smoking is allowed indoors
    6. Artwork is available for display from the membership / or provide your own wall art if needed.
    7. Alcohol from a licensed and bonded service is allowed
    8. Catering is allowed
    9. Sound system is available for an added fee (mixer, speakers, mics, cables)
    10. The gallery does not have a stage or stage lighting
    11. Rentee is responsible for gallery clean up after the event


    1. Two staff members present during event.
    2. Trash needs to be taken by rentee: suggest large bins lined with garbage bags.
    3. Gallery open 4 hrs the day before for delivery or setup for weddings. Noon on, for day of event, 2 hr window for pick up either same day or next day/
    4. No open flames other than at roll up door.
    5. Ovens are permitted in back gallery.
    6. Bathroom paper products provided.
    7. Gallery must be returned to its original state—All holes patched. Bathroom appropriate. Gallery floor swept with dry sweeper unless beverage spills are apparent.
    8. Rentee may use Audio Video equipment, for an added fee and it needs to be signed out and checked for damages after.


Wedding of Ricky and Joomie. photo: Chaz Cruz


    1. Liability Insurance rider needed, can be added to your existing policy or see or other source to obtain insurance

    2. non-refundable deposit needed to secure date of event

    3. Use of Audio Video equipment



Charity / Non-Profit events
25% of revenue generated from event
5% of door admission fees
Redused rental fee use for non-profit fundraisers considered on a case-by-case basis.

Three hour rental
For meetings only
$500 **

Half day rate: (6 hours)
6 hours start to finish on one day only,
including setup, event, and breakdown/clean up
$1,800 **
$500 non-refundable deposit to secure event date

Full day rate (Weddings)
Event Ending at 11pm*
Includes time prior to event day for setup,
includes time day after event for clean up take down
$3,800 **
$500 non-refundable deposit to secure event date

Receipt of deposit locks in price if any price changes occur

*Additional hours fee, see clause #18 of contract
** All rates subject to change without notice



Please contact the gallery for availability with subject line:

"Gallery Rental -[type of event,] [your name,] [date of event]"

i.e.. "Gallery Rental -wedding, J. Smith, July 12, 2020"



Rental agreement & contract

Please read fill out and sign both documents

Rental Agreement Form

Download PDF file of Contract



Floor plan



Past Weddings

Newlyweds Plan an Interesting Wedding Reception at OCCCA: An Art Show of Their Work, OC Weekly by Aimee Murillo, Aug. 30, 2013


Rachel & Manny Married

Wedding of Rachel and Manny. photo: Jenn King

Featured in Rock N' Roll Bride



A Modern Wedding in an Art Museum: Jomie + Ricky

Wedding of Ricky and Joomie. photo: Chaz Cruz



And Then We Wed

Wedding of Susan and Yama. photo:



Lindsay and Scott's wedding

Wedding of Lindsay and Scott. photo: Jack Rodriguez

  orange county center for contemporary artall images & content copyright © 2020