The Art Center is Corpus Christi is the perfect venue for your special event. Whether it's a party of 2 or 2000, we have the perfect space to accommodate your needs. Our location is easy to get to and has beautiful views. You can create your dream event in any of our spaces; the romantic courtyard with it’s sweeping staircase, the dramatic Bay View Room with expansive views of the marina, or one our elegant galleries.
We understand every detail necessary to plan the perfect occasion. We host over 100 events every year - each one is unique and special. Our professional and friendly staff loves to see your vision come to life. They will be by your side from the beginning, ensuring your event is a success. Call today and make an appointment!
The Art Center of Corpus Christi is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. By choosing us for your special event, you are directly supporting your community!
TOURS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY! Please call or email to schedule an appointment.
Sarah Norris, Rental Coordinator
Devary’s Courtyard is of a classical Mediterranean style with a grand staircase that leads to a protected second story veranda encircling the entire space. The veranda offers a magnificent view of the bay and marina area. The elegant staircase is the focus of many ceremonies, photo shoots, and dramatic entrances. String lights hang elegantly across the Courtyard to offer a soft glow for dining and dancing under the stars. The 6,000 square foot lighted courtyard can accommodate any event up to 500 guests.
Capacity up to 500 guests
Mediterranean string lighting
Upstairs veranda with a view
Weather contingency plan:
The Meadows Gallery has hosted many elegant events within an ever-changing array of original artwork that is displayed in the Art Center galleries. This spacious gallery boats 5,000 square feet, including our Kucera & Lockett galleries, and has an 18-foot open ceiling. It is a blank canvas with endless possibilities to make your event the work of art you want it to be. The galleries can accommodate up to 300 guests.
The East wall of the Meadows Gallery opens into Devary’s Courtyard through three sets of French doors. The two spaces combine to make a uniquely customizable even for up to 800 guests!
Capacity up to 300 guests
Local art on the walls
Includes 2 side galleries
Bay View Room
The Bay View Room, with its dramatic open ceiling and grand views of the bay and downtown Corpus Christi, is truly an event space to remember. With 1,400 square feet of space, it can accommodate a formal dinner for 88 guests or 120 guests in a cocktail setting. This is our only event space that is available during the week-daytime. It is a wonderful location for smaller weddings, showers, business meetings, luncheons or any other special event.
Capacity up to 120 guests
Available during the day!
Dramatic open ceiling
View of the bay & marina
Other small galleries are available for events requiring more intimate settings.