Space Rental

Interested in renting SSSA for an exhibition, event or performance? Contact us HERE for more information!

GENERAL INFO

Our 1st Floor GALLERY is perfect for small group gatherings and can house approximately 70 guests.

Side Street Studio Arts is a one-of-a-kind venue in downtown Elgin, home to Side Street’s arts education programs, and serves the community as a gallery, performance, and event space.  

Available for photo shoots, event rentals, and more.

We build rental packages for each individual renter's needs.​

SSSA Theater may house up to 90 guests.  It includes a full kitchen, lobby, and a Green Room. It is not wheelchair accessible.  SSSA Gallery may accommodate up to approximately 70 guests. All set up, event management, and clean up are the responsibility of the renter. 

Weekend Rates: Friday-Sunday

1st Floor Gallery:

  • $45.00 per hour w/minimum two hour rental.

  • $35 per hour for registered 501(c)3 organizations or SSSA Members. 

2nd Floor Theater:

  • $55.00 per hour w/minimum two hour rental.

  • $45 per hour for registered 501(c)3 organizations or SSSA Members.  

Weekday Rates: Monday - Thursday

1st Floor Gallery:

  • $35.00 per hour w/minimum two hour rental.

  • $25 per hour for registered 501(c)3 organizations or SSSA Members.  

2nd Floor Theater:

  • $45.00 per hour w/minimum two hour rental.  

  • $35 per hour for registered 501(c)3 organizations or SSSA Members. 

Contact us for more info!

Our 2nd Floor THEATER is perfect for gatherings and can house approximately 90 guests. 

Please note: the THEATER is not wheelchair accessible. 

HOW ABOUT A PARTY?

Event Packages (for various parties):

 

Kids Dance Party:

  • $250.00 (for a 12 child maximum)

  • A dance teacher will lead a basic dance class culminating in a short performance (60 minutes).  The class will be tailored to the ages of the children. 

  • Pizza and drinks provided.

  • Presents and cake to be provided by the family.

  • 2 hour maximum time allotment.

 

ELGIN PAINTS Art Party: KIDS!

  • $275.00 (for a 10 child maximum) Ages 7-17

  • A professional art teacher will lead the group in a visual art activity.  The activity will be tailored to the ages of the children.  The children will take their creations home with them. 

  • Pizza and drinks provided.

  • Presents and cake to be provided by the family, if applicable.

  • 2½ hour maximum time allotment.

 

ELGIN PAINTS Art Party: ADULTS! Ages 17 and up

  • $325.00 (for a 10 adult maximum) Additional adults can be added for $20.00 per person. 

  • A professional art instructor will lead a basic art or craft class culminating in a project that can be taken with you that day. 

  • The class will be tailored to the ages and interests of the renter. 

  • Light snacks and drinks will be provided.

  • 2 ½ hour maximum time allotment.

 

Al A Carte Options:

  • Party Compilation DVD- SSSA will record the party and prepare a video for the renter.  The DVD will be sent within a week after the party, and includes a downloadable link.  Cost of this is $45.00 for the event.  Additional copies of the DVD can be ordered for $5.00 each. 

  • Piano usage- $100.00 flat rate with includes a tuning.  If you would like to opt out of the tuning, you may do so and the rate reduces to $65.00 for the event for members, and $85.00 for non-members. 

  • Contact us about other audio/video rental information.

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GALLERY 15 Ziegler Ct.
THEATER 15 1/2 Ziegler Ct.
 
LAB 11 & 13 S. Spring St.
Elgin, IL 60120
MAILING ADDRESS
PO Box 1264
Elgin, IL
60121

OPEN HOURS

Gallery 
Thurs/Fri 12pm-6pm
Sat 10am-6pm
Sun 11am-3pm
LAB
Saturdays 11-1pm,
First Fridays, or
by appointment

© 2019 Side Street Studio Arts is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.