Unique Space with CompetitivE Rates Ready for Your Next Event

The National LGBTQ Center for the Arts, home of SFGMC, features multi-use facilities for your next meeting, seminar, class, reception or performance. Located at 170 Valencia Street at the crossroads of the Castro, Hayes Valley and Mission neighborhoods, the building is a registered historic site with a classic art deco façade showcasing scallops, scrolls, and floral motifs. Special nonprofit rates available to qualified organizations. Our flexible rental spaces are suited for groups from 10 to 320.

We look forward to welcoming you to San Francisco’s newest event venue.

Complete the form below to request a quote. If you have questions, please call 415.865.3650 or email [email protected]. Thank you.





This unique space works as a theater, reception, or seminar meeting space.

3,949 Sq. Ft./Capacity up to 320 people.

  • 1st Floor

  • Stage - 28’ Deep x 28’ Wide (620 Sq. Ft.)

  • Split Main Curtains

  • Stage Lighting

  • PA System - 4 Speakers, 12 Channels

  • Projector Screen - 20’ Width x 15’ Height

  • Podium - Acrylic

  • Fully carpeted

  • Grand piano, two upright pianos


Rehearsal Room

A multi-purpose perfect for seminars, rehearsals, and meetings.

1,957 Sq. Ft./Capacity up to 130 people

  • 3rd Floor

  • 75% Hardwood Floor, 25% Carpet

  • Small Platform Stage

  • Stage Lighting/Skylight

  • Upright Piano

  • Adjacent to Dining Room

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Dining Room

Ideal for meetings, receptions, dinners, and training classes.

1,385 Sq. Ft./Capacity up to 90 people.

  • 3rd Floor

  • Carpeted

  • Catering Prep Kitchen

  • No Amplified Sound

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Conference Room (currently unavailable)

Warm paneled room is fit for small conferences or board meetings.

382 Sq. Ft./Capacity up to 15 people

  • 1st Floor

  • Conference Table 8-12

  • Additional Chairs Available

  • Small Projector & Screen

  • Dry Erase Board & Markers

Ensemble Room (currently unavailable)

Window-lit room is ideal for small meetings, rehearsals, and photo shoots.

1,209 Sq. Ft./Capacity up to 50 people.

  • 3rd Floor

  • 75% Hardwood Floor, 25% Carpet

  • Small Platform Stage

  • Upright Piano



  • Portable Projector Screen

  • Chairs

  • Tables - 8’ Rectangle or 5’ Rounds

  • Microphones


  • There is limited street parking, but some paid parking lots are available in Hayes Valley.

  • Close to MUNI Mission Street & Haight Street bus lines, F Market Streetcar line, 3 blocks to Van Ness Station.

  • Nearest BART stations are Civic Center or 16th Street & Mission.


  • Deposit of half the full rental cost to secure the date.

  • Balance of contract payment due minimum one day prior to the rental date.

  • Additional rental or equipment charges will be billed following event.


Certificate of Insurance due 5 days prior to the rental date.

Cancellation Policy: 

  • With 30 days or more notice: no cancellation charge

  • Between 7 and 30 days: 50% of room reservation cost 

  • Less than one week: full charge 

  • No Show: full charge

A comprehensive information sheet with rates, equipment list and rates, amenities, policies and procedures can be provided upon submitting a rental request.