Venue Rental

Event & Rental Information

Whether you are planning an intimate ceremony or elegant reception, the Shemer Art Center is the ideal location for every occasion. We encourage you to review the information below and online, and then call to arrange a tour of the Shemer Art Center to discover the many areas available on our grounds for a ceremony, cocktail hour, reception, rehearsal dinner, anniversary party, birthday party, Bar Mitzvah, memorial service, corporate and non-profit meeting, retreat, luncheon, or holiday party.

CLICK HERE to see past Shemer Art Center event rental photographs to get more ideas about our site.

For more information about renting the Shemer Art Center download the printable copy of the SHEMER VENUE RENTAL INFORMATION.


The following rates for 2021 correspond to up to 10 hours of rental time to be determined by the Renter:

Area Guest #  (min 100, max 300)
100 200 300
Full Facility (all weddings) $2,500 $3,000 $3,500
Lawn & Garden Area $1,500 $2,000 $2,500
Studio Courtyard $1,000 $1,500 N/A
Ficus Patio & Lobby $750 $1,000 N/A

(* Rental rates for 2022 are currently being determined.)

Shemer Art Center Sculpture Garden

The Shemer Art Center & Museum has a wonderful Sculpture Garden featuring the works of several Arizona artists. This art is showcased for sale and is here to enhance the beauty of the Shemer.  It cannot be removed or relocated for any event.

Rental Agreement, Policy and Procedures

Below is the link to our Rental Agreement.  Please download and fill it out if you are interested in renting the Shemer Art Center for your event. Make sure to read through and initial all terms, policies, and procedures included before signing.


To begin the rental process, please call to check your date(s) and schedule a tour.

To hold a date we require a signed agreement with a 50% deposit (plus the cleaning fee) delivered or mailed to:

Shemer Art Center
5005 East Camelback Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85018

Questions? Call us at 602.262.4727.

Cancellation Policy

In the event that renter enters into and then seeks to cancel a rental agreement with the Shemer Art Center for any reason, the renter shall notify the Shemer Art Center in writing. If such cancellation occurs 180 days prior to the event, the 50% deposit shall not forfeit. If Renter cancellation notice is given to the Shemer Art Center between 179 and 61 days prior to the event date, renter shall forfeit the deposit and reimburse the Shemer Art Center for any and all expenses incurred as a result of its good faith preparation of renter’s event; 60 days or less prior to the event, renter shall forfeit the deposit and pay the remaining portion of the rental fee and any expenses incurred by the Shemer Art Center.