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Leasing Information

Beautifully situated on well-manicured grounds in Southeast Washington, DC, THEARC offers cultural arts groups, businesses, schools and civic and community organizations the perfect location for performances, special events, conferences and other gatherings. With free parking on well-lit grounds, THEARC is readily accessible from the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland via car or public transportation.

Rental at THEARC is not available on the following federal holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • President's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

In addition to the above dates, THEARC Theater is also not available for rental on:

  • Palm Sunday
  • Good Friday
  • Easter
  • Mother's Day
  • Father's Day

View our detailed Leasing Brochure:  THEARC Lease Brochure

Sorry, THEARC no longer leases for Bridal Showers, Baby Showers, or Birthday Parties.


THEARC Community Meeting Room or Recital Hall 

Please reach out to Charlene Jones, cjones(at), regarding renting space in the Community Meeting Room or Recital Hall.

THEARC Theater

Please reach out to Kimberly Douglas, kdouglas(at), regarding rental of THEARC Theater.

Please direct any other inquiries regarding rentals to 202-889-5901 during BBAR’s office hours of Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30 pm.