Real Art Ways

56 Arbor St, Hartford, CT
Capacity: 500 people

About Real Art Ways

Located in the heart of Parkville, Real Art Ways is widely regarded as one of the country’s outstanding contemporary art spaces, one that has a special link with its own community. With films, concerts, performances, readings, exhibitions, and a space where people gather before and after events, Real Art Ways is a unique meeting place for people to come together around art, ideas, and conversation. Real Art Ways features an environment that is uniquely comfortable and distinctive for any special event. With a 155-seat theater, four galleries full of contemporary art, a comfortable lounge, and full bar capabilities, Real Art Ways is the ideal setting for intimate weddings, gatherings, professional meetings, exuberant holiday parties, receptions, and any celebration. Real Art Ways sets the standard for exceptional service, understated atmosphere and creating extraordinary memories for you and your guests. The Loading Dock Lounge and Real Room are adaptable for intimate social gatherings, conversations, and larger receptions. The Main Galleries feature a rotating schedule of innovative contemporary art. We offer specialized tours of our exhibitions that can be tailored to your group. Our theater seats 155 people and is wired for video and presentaitons. The theater has superb acoustics and theatrical lighting for lectures, forums, films, and discussions.

Package Pricing

Main Gallery
Attendees: 50-300 | $250 - $375 /hour
Pricing for all event types
Cinema
Attendees: 50-155 | $250 - $850 /hour
Pricing for all event types
Real Room
Attendees: 20-100 | $200 - $325 /hour
Pricing for all event types
Full Venue
Attendees: 150-500 | $600 - $1,400 /hour
Pricing for all event types

Event Spaces

Cinema
Cinema
Full Venue
Full Venue
Main Gallery
Main Gallery
Real Room
Real Room
Neighborhood
Venue Types
Amenities
  • Full Bar/Lounge
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 500