UICA offers modern, urban spaces for your next corporate, non-profit, or private event. 

Host your next event, meeting, or workshop in one of UICA's striking rental spaces. The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts is located in the heart of Grand Rapids and is the region’s signature contemporary art center year-round. The exquisite architecture at UICA provides a unique and inspiring backdrop for your event. 

UICA Rent Modern Urban Space

UICA works with a selection of vendors throughout the greater Grand Rapids area. We would like to recommend the following for your next event:

A Growing Frenzy
Fleurology Designs
Green NV

Event Theory
The Rental Company

Applause Catering
Gilmore Catering
San Chez Bistro


With multiple indoor and outdoor areas to choose from at a variety of price points, you’re sure to find the perfect spot for your next event.

  • Convenient hourly rates

  • A central downtown location

  • Beer and wine service available

  • Preferred providers for food, furniture, printing, flowers, and AV take the guesswork out of event planning

  • A variety of spaces will suit events from just a few people to a few hundred

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