Houston Center for Photography Facility Rental

Host your event in a gallery setting amidst contemporary photography!


HCP rents the gallery space for private special events. Gallery rental must be reserved at least four weeks in advance.

A non-refundable 50% deposit is required to hold the space.

Rates for events up to 4 hours:
Individuals and businesses: $1,500

If you are a non-profit and would like additional information, please contact us.


Rental Details:

  • Space for 200 people in a cocktail setting or 60 for a seated dinner in the Main Gallery (Capacity 225)
  • Full use of the HCP galleries (HCP provides all artwork – no additional artwork may be hung)
  • Use of kitchenette and prep area (including microwave, sink, refrigerator)
  • Renters are expected to transport any refuse to HCP’s trash bins
  • HCP staff person on site during set up, event, and breakdown
  • Use of the HCP electrical outlets
  • Onsite parking (valet service recommended)
  • Events must commence after HCP closes. (Gallery hours are: Wednesday-Thursday 11am-7pm, Friday 11am-5pm, Saturday-Sunday 11am-7pm)

Total Square footage available – 2,500’
Main Gallery – 28’ x 40’
Galleries X & Y – 28’ x 18’
Learning Center Gallery – 14’ x 40’
Library – 18’ x 18’

HCP’s facilities are handicap accessible.

For details on availability and booking, please contact:

Theresa Marshall

Director of Operations
Houston Center for Photography
1441 W. Alabama St.
Houston, TX  77006
713-529-4755, ext. 10

Contact Theresa