Arts @ Large is located in the historic Walker’s Point Neighborhood of Milwaukee. With multiple spaces for rent, the Arts @ Large Community Center is the perfect location for your corporate creative session, theater or music performance, staff or board retreat, wedding, fundraiser, baby shower, or celebration of any kind!

Our newly renovated 1890s Patrick Cudahy building will make any event hard to forget!

we offer:
  • In-house Catering, or Select Your Own Caterer
  • High-Tech Sound and Lighting
  • Baby Grand Piano
  • Stage, Gallery, Art Studio, Conference Center
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Room Size + Capacity
Facility SpacesTotal SQ. FT. Capacity:TablesTheatreCocktail
First Floor
Heart Space Art Studio33815-20
Second Floor
Training Center762356575
Art Studio27430-20

Activities & Workshops

Arts @ Large works with a variety of visual, literary, performing and multimedia artists. We can customize your event with a performance or art activity. With a bit of guidance, we’ll create an experience you’ll remember for a lifetime!

The Arts @ Large Community Center has two beautiful art studios where participants can experience a variety of art-making activities including mosaics, watercolors, felt-making, jewelry-making, collage, soap-making, paper crafts and more. We work with local artists to customize your event with an interactive experience. Our gallery and performance stage is fully equipped with lighting and sound.

  • We can provide spoken word, theatre, dance or music performances, or live background music for any event.

  • Art-Making Workshops | 12-15 participants

  • 1 1/2 hour activity $195 | 2 hour activity $260

  • Add $10 per person for supplies

Performance Fees are negotiated based on the number of artists participating and the length of time. Contact us for details and estimates.

Features + Amenities

  • Multiple spaces available for rent

  • Baby grand piano

  • Stage (approx. 12’x6’)

  • Full stage lighting with independent lighting controllers and sound system with in-house sound engineering capabilities.

  • Tables and chairs

  • Easy load-in and elevator to upper floors

  • Audiovisual equipment and internet access

  • House caterers

We can help you host a wide variety of events!
  • Music and theater performances

  • Team building retreats

  • Corporate outings

  • Fundraisers

  • Meetings

  • Breakfasts

  • Weddings and ceremonies

  • Parties and celebrations

  • Baby showers and many more!