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Katzen and AU Museum Rentals

Katzen Rotunda and Fountain

The Katzen Art Center's graceful facilities offer a unique Washington locale for conventions, training, weddings, film, and live performance. Beyond a gorgeous setting, the Katzen offers:

Multiple Event Spaces, from performance and meeting spaces to computerized classrooms—take a Photo Tour below.

Convenient location with abundant downstairs parking.

Flexible capabilities, including state-of-the-art AV technology and online ticketing, plus our nearby sister facility, the Greenberg Theatre.

Standard Services

All Katzen facilities rentals include the following:

  • Building access from 8:00 am to midnight
  • Access to corridors, dressing rooms, lobby, stage, audience area
  • HVAC, basic custodial, open/close of facilities
  • House audio system with basic announce and playback(1 microphone, plus CD, MD, and cassette playback)
  • House ticketing system
  • Consultation with production staff
  • Standard orchestra chairs, music stands, stand lights, conductor's podium

 Please note:

  • For alcohol to be served at events a formal request process must be followed as specified in the AU Alcohol Policy form.
  • Rentals also require insurance—please see the Rental Agreement, Section 10, for details.

Additional services can be arranged through consultation with our staff. Please contact us at 202-885-3884 or for more information. 

To confer immediately with our staff or to arrange a visit or tour, please contact:

Lisa Ager,
Katzen Facilities Manager

Katzen Photo Tour

Please see Katzen Interior Photos down the page in addition to exteriors immediately below.


Parking from Massachussetts Avenue

Rotunda Evening

Katzen Lit Blue for Autism Awareness

Plaza toward Museum

Museum from Ward Circle

Museum Portico Evening

Portico toward Main Campus

Parking & Plaza

Rotunda Entrance & Waterfall

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Katzen Interior Photos

Rotunda Wedding Set-Up

Rotunda Wedding Alternate View

Buffet-Style Reception

Rotunda Plated Dinner

Rotunda Plated Dinner continued in Academic Hallway

Plated Reception in Rotunda

Rotunda Plated Dinner Alternate View

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