Venue Rentals

Book your next workshop, meeting, retreat or special event in our creative and inspiring space, featuring over a dozen art exhibitions throughout the year, access to tables and chairs, free Wi-Fi, a comfortable meeting room equipped for many uses, kitchen amenities, and large gallery spaces.

Rental Fees and Spaces

COVID UPDATE: Please note that current attendance numbers may have changed due to state

restrictions.  Please contact the Bower Center for updated information at 540-586-4235.


Sara Braaten Gallery ($300) Up to 100 guests


Terrace Gallery ($150) Up to 54 guests

Library/Conference Room ($50) 8-10 guests


Add kitchen amenities ($50)


Rental fees are per space, up to one full day of rental or a maximum of 12 hours. Rentals beyond 12 hours will incur additional fees. Recurring rental rates are determined on a case by case basis. Fees will be negotiated with Bower Center Executive staff.

Contact us for nonprofit rates.


The Sara Braaten Gallery can accommodate up to 100 people and is 1408 sq ft.

The Terrace Gallery can accommodate up to 54 and is 820 sq. ft.

These rates include the use of our table and chair inventory. Renter is responsible for set-up and tear-down, except where otherwise determined.

Linens are available with laundering fee which is based on the number of linens used.

  • Weddings

  • Meetings

  • Birthdays

  • Team-Building Programs

  • Baby & Bridal Showers

  • Recitals

  • & More!


305 N. Bridge St.

Bedford, VA 24523




Sun, Mon, Tues & Thurs .........................Closed
Wednesday & Friday...............11 am - 2 pm
Saturday................11 am - 3 pm

Gallery admission is always free.