Frequently Asked Rental Questions
Q: What hours is Arch Street Meeting House (ASMH) open for rental events?
A: Operating hours are 9 to 4 Monday through Saturday with the exception of Wednesdays, where ASMH is open each week until 8pm. We regularly host evening rentals between 4pm and 10pm, upon request. No Sunday rentals.
Q: Who can rent space at ASMH?
A: ASMH is open to all people who wish to rent the site. We offer subsidized rates to non-profits, Quaker organizations, and social justice groups.
Q: How much does it cost to rent space at ASMH?
A: Rental fees are determined by the room used and the time frame in which the room is used.
Q: Is there any space available for free at ASMH?
A: Unfortunately, at this time, ASMH is unable to offer the use of any space free of cost. We do however offer a non-profit discount rate, and upon proof of non-profit status, are happy to apply that to the total rental fee.
Q: Is ASMH accessible to people with disabilities?
A: Yes. All rental spaces are accessible and restroom facilities are as well.
Q: Is alcohol allowed?
A: Wine and beer are permitted to be served by a licensed caterer or bartender. Hard liquor, and the sale of any alcohol is prohibited.
Q: Do you have a required caterer?
A: No! ASMH welcomes you to bring in a caterer of your choice, upon review of the caterer by ASMH staff. ASMH is also happy to provide a list of preferred caterer with whom ASMH has worked in the past and would recommend. All caterers used should be made aware of the strict no open flame/open heat (sternos) policy in effect for the entire ASMH property. With a signed contract, renters are also welcome to bring in their own food and beverages.
Q: Is there parking at Arch Street Meeting House?
A: Yes! Parking in our 80 car parking lot is included with every rental, for the duration of the rental period. Additional use/hours are available for an additional fee and ASMH staff permission.
Q: What is included in a rental at Arch Street Meeting House?
A: In addition to parking, rentals at ASMH can include the use of our available A/V equipment as needed by the renter. A/V equipment available includes projectors, screens, TV, laptop, speakers, microphones. The use, set up, and tear down of ASMH furniture is also including in every rental.