Contemporary Art Center

305 Water Street, Peoria, IL
Capacity: 180 people

About Contemporary Art Center

The Contemporary Arts Center is a great choice for your next event from birthday parties to wedding receptions. The beautiful facility offers a meeting space of nearly 3,000 square feet, tables, chairs, a bar area with special lighting and two insulated ice bins, a full kitchen with a large refrigerator and freezer, a stage with lighting and sound system, restroom facilities, plenty of parking space and lots more. The wheelchair accessible facility is located on Peoria’s River Front on the 2nd floor of the building in an old warehouse with original exposed red brick and wood floors. Your guests can enjoy the art exhibit during your event as well. You may use any caterer you wish or cater the event yourself.

Event Pricing

Event Pricing Starting At
$1,200 - $1,300 /event
Pricing for all event types

Event Spaces

Preston Jackson Gallery
Preston Jackson Gallery
Venue Types
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Waterfront
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 180
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 1
  • Special Features: Our facility include: a small stage with stage lighting/sound system, a large wood banquet table, a bar area tucked behind a curving glass wall and a full kitchen. We are an art gallery so your guests can enjoy the art on display during your event.
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 3,000