Greater Denton Arts Council

Delight your guests with tours of the galleries or entertain hundreds in historic Festival Hall.

Delight your guests with tours of the galleries or entertain hundreds in historic Festival Hall.

The Patterson-Appleton Arts Center was voted Best Event Venue & Vendor in Denton for 2016

The Patterson-Appleton Arts Center was voted Best Event Venue & Vendor in Denton for 2016

THE ART OF ENTERTAINING

 HOST YOUR NEXT EVENT AT THE PATTERSON-APPLETON ARTS CENTER
The Patterson-Appleton Arts Center is an ideal venue for any event. Built in 1929 and located between Denton’s Downtown Square and emerging innovation district, this registered historic building was originally the city’s first steam power plant. First renovated to serve as the Center for the Visual Arts in the 1980s, the Arts Center now offers two large galleries, an art studio, dance rehearsal hall, and sculpture garden. Remodeled in 2017, Festival Hall is the grand centerpiece of the venue: a 5,000 square foot event and exhibition space with soaring ceilings, ample natural light, original industrial hardware, customized lighting, stage, built-in sound and video, and flexible banquet or lecture-style seating for up to 250 people.

The Arts Center is a unique and creative location to host your wedding reception, business event, birthday party, anniversary, or organizational training or retreat, making it a popular choice for residents across North Texas.

To insure availability, make reservations early. Besides Festival Hall, there are other rooms available as well for a variety of functions. To find out more about renting one of our spaces or to make your reservation, please contact the Special Events and Rentals Coordinator at events@dentonarts.com, or call 940.382.2787.

Rates vary according to non-profit and private use; rental discounts are available for Arts Council members. Please refer to the links below for rental rates and more information.

To download a copy of our current non-profit rental packet click here.
To download a copy of our current private rental packet click here.
To download a floor plan of Festival Hall, click here.

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