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The Palace of Fine Arts - 120,000 sq. ft
Originally built for the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, the Palace of Fine Arts features a Greco-Roman style Rotunda and Colonnades. These recognizable features make this landmark a truly emblematic piece of San Francisco history. The Palace is located near a large lagoon and is the former home of the Exploratorium and the current home of the Palace Theater and the Venue at the Palace of Fine Arts. In addition, the Palace is located in, perhaps, what is the most iconic area of San Francisco, right near Crissy Field and the Golden Gate Bridge.
In 1915, the Presidio’s Bayfront, and what is currently known as the Marina District served as the location of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. The Palace of Fine Arts was constructed as one of the many exposition halls used to showcase new technology and innovations.
During the 1915 Exposition, San Francisco welcomed over 18 Million guests from all around the world. The exposition lasted from February to December and covered 600 acres of land. This World’s Fair was a grand celebration. What was being celebrated? The completion of the Panama Canal. It was also a celebration of San Francisco, and the city’s ability to overcome hardship. Nine years earlier, the city endured the 1906 earthquake; a 7.9 magnitude quake that shook California along the San Andreas Fault.
By hosting this event, the San Francisco community was able to come together and build (or rebuild) buildings all around the city so that they could be used during the World’s Fair. This is how the Palace, and much of the Marina District, came to be. With hard work and determination, San Francisco proved itself to be the resilient and motivated city you see today. The Palace of Fine Arts serves as a reminder of the challenges that the city had to overcome, and the triumph the community felt when those challenges were conquered.
OPTIMAL USE OF SPACE
- Exclusive Private Parties
- Premium Corporate Events
- Film Shoots
- Photo Shoots
- Music Videos
- Themed Events
- Product launches
- Immersive Experiences
- Intimate Receptions
- Holiday Parties
INCLUDED IN BOOKING RATE (please message host for specifics)
Space Provided Empty
Access / Use of Space: 6AM-2AM
Use of full 2,998 sqft
Rooms: 8 Rooms (size variety)
Distro: Dedicated 400 amp circuit + 100 and 60 amp circuits
WiFi: Up to 1 Gbps
Dedicated Venue Specialist
Please refer to the floor plan for square footage
Guest must use a Third Party for all catered food.
All alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages must be purchased through our venue. Please message Host.
ADDITIONAL FULL SERVICES
All furnishings, equipment, decor, etc. will be an additional cost to the guest and are not included within the booking. Host will work with guests on these elements and to make even their most outrageous requests a reality. Want white elephants and fire-breathing acrobats? Host will leverage their extensive contacts to make it happen and provide proposal.
Sunny, Serene Dogpatch Photo Studio
Airy, quiet, natural light studio in Dogpatch, perfect for photo and film shoots and other production-oriented uses. Use of basic grip, covered parking for up to 3 vehicles, and many additional niceties included. Load-in is a snap with our loading dock and freight elevator.
For larger productions needing additional space, you can add one or both of our adjacent studios at a discounted rate:
Presentation Theater at The Place of Fine Arts
This unique space is located inside a historic building just minutes away from Crissy Field and the Golden Gate Bridge. Influence, engage and motivate audiences through the screen. Lighting goes low, the big screen shines, and soon your audience is immersed in the story your telling.
Professional screening room ideal for:
- Corporate Events
- Product and Brand Launches
- Road Shows
We offer free parking in our adjacent lot, and public transit is nearby.
This space can be paired with our "Broadway" entertaining section for an exhibit and/or dining experience upon request for an additional fee. Please contact host for custom pricing.
- Stadium seating up to 140 people
- Sound proof
- 2,700 Square Feet
- Large white wall for projection
- Projector included
- HDMI connection capabilities
- Surround sound
- Box office/check in desk
- Permanent stage and projector wall
- Use of our A/V equipment
- Presentation tables (variety of sizes)
- Rolling white table (2.5x2.5)
- Metal sign holders
- (6) Stanchions
- Cafe catered services (please contact host for pricing)
- Coat Check: $25/hr
- Receptionist: $25/hr
Please contact the host for custom booking requests.
Bright Daylight Photo Studio
Natural light studio with white walls and open space for shooting. Sunny, private, quiet space for your next photo or film shoot. Use of basic grip, covered parking for up to 3 vehicles, and many additional niceties included. Load-in is a snap with our loading dock and freight elevator.
Can also be conjoined with our larger studio at a discounted rate for larger productions! Check out our main studio's listing:
English Style Co-Living with custom interiors
Located in the middle of downtown at Post and Hyde, behind a gate. NO FILMING IN OUR ALLEY, ONLY INTERIORS. We have sensitive neighbors, please respect that.
- 4 floors with a lot of stairs
- sun deck
- custom bunk beds
- shower with windows that open and a bathtub
- long L shaped table, leather couch
- stained glass, custom wood panel walls and floors
- office with 6 white desks
- large open kitchen with checkered floors
Flexible Art Space in Historic Building
Built as a union meeting hall in 1914, The Lab's 3,000 square foot space was recently restored to reveal its original hardwood floors, a wall of windows, and industrial steel beams. 125 feet of static wall space, four moveable walls, an acoustic ceiling, flexible track and theater lighting, blackout blinds, and a state of the art Meyer Sound system give the historic space its modern edge. Located 1/2 block from the 16th and Mission BART station, The Lab's wheelchair accessible space is perfect for your next project.
Rental fees directly support the programmatic mission and operational maintenance of The Lab, and most importantly, the artists we work with.
Daylight Photo Studios in SF
Airy, sunny private space in the Dogpatch with a panoramic view of Pier 70 & the Bay, perfect for photo and film shoots and other production-oriented uses. Use of basic grip, covered parking for up to 3 vehicles, and many additional niceties included. Load-in is a snap with our loading dock and freight elevator.
World Famous Mission Art Gallery Warehouse Loft!!!
World Famous Mission Art Gallery Warehouse Loft. Giant Windows & Natural Light! Versatile!
Our art gallery warehouse loft is a creative community space that has been featured in The Washington Post, The New Yorker, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal for its uniquely creative versatile setup and cross-functional design perfect for events, workshops, off-sites, and production.
Check out the video of our most recent art show featured in The Washington Post:
Check out our venue brochure for floor plan and more:
Huge windows give off plenty of light, and blackout curtains are perfect for photo shoots, video shoots, interviews and more. Our latest music video shoot was most recently featured in Paste Magazine: https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/05/cathedrals-dont-act-like-a-stranger-video.html
• Blackout curtains
• Huge windows with natural light
• Industrial art gallery vibes
• Plenty of plants and greenery
Located around the corner from 16th and Mission BART, our art gallery warehouse loft is centrally located and at most about a 20 minute commute from anywhere in San Francisco. There is metered street parking outside. The vibe is that of an industrial loft on the second floor of a former motorcycle shop turned architecture firm.
Other features include:
• Fully functional kitchen
• Dimmable lighting
• Super high ceilings
• 2 long slab live edge wooden tables
• 3 configurable bar tables
There is 1 1/2 restrooms, one on each floor. The space is located on the second floor and requires walking up a flight of stairs. There is no elevator.. There will always be an on-site manager present in case you need any assistance throughout your booking.
The space is a converted motorcycle shop originally built in the late 2000's and has many original qualities still intact. It served as an event space and art gallery for the past 10 years.
Modern Designer Condo with Skyline View (in Noe)
Retreat to an urban oasis while soaking in city views from the main level of our modern and clean home. This space has been outfitted with designer furnishings that look great in photos. The flexible indoor space can also be adjusted according to your event or production needs - intimate dinner, offsite, social gathering, photo shoot, movie screening, etc. Main area can support a formal meeting or dining space that seats comfortably for 6, with additional spaces for breakout or lounging. Easily display your content onto the 70" TV display (Chromecast / AppleTV enabled) with 5-channel Dolby Atmos speakers. Take advantage of the bright modern white kitchen and a private bath for all your personal needs. Plenty of parking, and if you feel like venturing out, downtown Noe Valley and Philz Coffee is a 2 min drive or 7 min walk away.
THE MEETING LOFT SF: Full-service & versatile
The Producer's Loft Studio is located in the heart of San Francisco's culture-rich Mission District. A short 4-min. walk from the 24th Street / Mission BART Station and steps from numerous restaurants and eateries. This TURN-KEY studio comes with a full grip equipment and studio support package, camera-ready chef's kitchen w/pantry, white cyclorama, black limbo, green screen and location style shooting options. A beautiful garden patio and art gallery entrance greet visitors. We regularly host the top technology and medical companies along with national and international production companies for meetings, video and television productions and photography. The studio is a fast, organized and clean facility with many options and turn-key solutions.