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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 AUarts@american.edu for more information.

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

Lisa Ager,
Katzen Facilities Manager
202-885-3884
AUarts@american.edu

Katzen Photos


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

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