Rentals

Hold your event at the Julia Morgan-designed Chinatown YWCA building. The Chinese Historical Society of America offers venues unlike any other with exquisite architectural details and a one-of-a-kind look and feel. Built in 1932, the CHSA facility is a historical landmark located at 965 Clay St., between Powell St. and Stockton St.

~ CHSA offers four rental options—the Main Floor of the museum, the Learning Center, the Gift Shop, and the exterior Parking Lot.

~ Onsite parking is available for up to two vehicles. All public spaces at CHSA are fully ADA accessible.

~ CHSA members receive an additional 10% discount for private event reservations.

Whether you are hosting a public event, such as an exhibition, performance, video shooting, wedding shower, private corporate retreat, birthday party, memorial, or product launch, CHSA will work with you to accommodate your needs and your event space rental requirements. Contact our sales staff to learn more. Email rentals@chsa.org or call (415) 391-1188 x101

Rental details

Location
Main Floor: We are Bruce Lee Gallery, Courtyard and Hallway
Capacity
150 standing, 25 seated
Corporate up to four hours
$3,500
Corporate full day
$2,500
Nonprofit up to four hours
$2,000
Nonprofit full day
$3,000
Location
Learning Center
Capacity
50 standing, 35 seated
Corporate up to four hours
$1000
Corporate full day
$1,500
Nonprofit up to four hours
$800
Nonprofit full day
$1,200
Location
Parking Lot
Capacity
200 standing, 100 seated
Corporate up to four hours
$3,500
Corporate full day
$4,200
Nonprofit up to four hours
$2,800
Nonprofit full day
$3,500
Location
Gift Shop
Capacity
40 standing, 15 seated
Corporate up to four hours
$800
Corporate full day
$1,200
Nonprofit up to four hours
$600
Nonprofit full day
$1,000
Services
For event under 50 people two CHSA staff are requird to be on site
Price
$50/hr
Services
For events 50 people more, up to two additional CHSA staff may be required
Price
$100/hr
Services
AV Technician
Price
$75/hr
Services
Bartender
Price
$75/hr
Services
Projector rental, Christie 10,000 lumen projector
Price
$250/hr
Services
Projector rental, Epson 3000 lumen projector (indoor use only)
Price
$50/hr
Services
Sound system and microphone rental
Price
$50/hr
Services
Outdoor Canopy 10' x 20' CHSA Branded
Price
$75/hr
Services
Outdoor Canopy 10' x 10' CHSA Branded
Price
$50/hr
Services
Outdoor Canopy 10' x 10' White unbranded
Price
$50/hr
Services
Solid waste disposal
Price
$376

*PAYMENTS: For events within 30 days from the date of the Agreement, payment in full is required with the return of this Agreement. A deposit of 50% $ is required for events with dates more than 30 days, with the balance of the total payment due 30 days prior to the event.

**Corporate and nonprofit renters must provide a Certificate of Additionally Insured listing CHSA as additionally insured for $1,000,000 general liabilty insurace.

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