The Waterloo Center for the Arts offers a scenic river setting with easy access for your guests. Conveniently located just off Highways 63 and 218, the Art Center features spaces designed for cozy meetings of a half dozen to gatherings for 250. Your guests will enjoy the changing displays of art throughout the Art Center and pleasant outdoor spaces overlooking the Cedar River.

Unlike many event venues, we offer you the option to provide your own food for your event or to work with our staff to secure catering services. Full service Kitchen facilities are available should you need them.

Beverage Service
The Waterloo Center for the Arts now offers alcoholic beverage service for events. Our staff will work with you to determine how best to serve your guests.

You are welcome to bring your own AV equipment for your event or utilize the wide range of options available at the center. Light, sound and projection equipment is available, as well as two baby grand pianos. Risers, tables, chairs and other amenities will be arranged according to your needs.

Special Services
We believe in going the extra mile to help you bring your vision to life. Need help finding a musician or other entertainment? Maybe you'd like to offer a trolley ride or boat excursion? Would you like someone to make arrangements for flowers and table linens? We have the resources to provide what you need and can offer you some unique ideas if you're feeling stumped.

Art-based Programming
If you need a unique team-building experience, ice breaker, kids' activity or educational program as part of your event, our staff will gladly develop an activity to fit your schedule.

Affordable Pricing
Our rental fees are some of the most reasonable in the area, while still providing quality service and facilities. Special pricing for community organizations and yearly contract pricing are also available.