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 x109

Rental details

Main Floor: We are Bruce Lee Gallery, Courtyard and Hallway Wednesday - Sunday
9:00 - 11:00 AM
Per hour
Corporate
$300
Nonprofit
$150
Main Floor: We are Bruce Lee Gallery, Courtyard and Hallway Wednesday - Sunday
11:00 - 4:00 PM*
4 hours min.
Corporate
$2,000
Nonprofit
$1,000
Main Floor: We are Bruce Lee Gallery, Courtyard and Hallway Wednesday - Sunday
4:00 - 8:00 PM**
4 hours min.
Corporate
$3,000
Nonprofit
$1,500
Main Floor: We are Bruce Lee Gallery, Courtyard and Hallway Wednesday - Sunday
Hourly rate over 4 hours
Corporate
$250
Nonprofit
$100
Capacity: 150-200 standing. Please include time for set up/clean up.

* Requires Museum to be closed to the public.

** Includes two CHSA staff on-site after business hours.

Two CHSA staff are on-site for events with 50 or less attendees. Based on the activities for the event, three to fours staff may be required for events with 51-150 guests. Hourly rate: $25/per staff.

Additional staff hours (corporate, non-profit are the same rate)

 

CHSA Learning Center Wednesday - Sunday
9:00 - 4:00 AM
Per hour
Corporate
$200
Nonprofit
$100
CHSA Learning Center Wednesday - Sunday
4:00 - 8:00 PM*
Per hour
Corporate
$300
Nonprofit
$200
Capacity: 49 seated. Please include time for set up/clean up.

* Includes CHSA staff on-site afterhours.

CHSA staff are on-site for events with 50 or less attendees.  Hourly rate: $25/per staff.

Additional staff hours (corporate, non-profit are the same rate)

 

Services
For event under 50 people two CHSA staff are requird to be on site
Price
$50.00/hr
Services
For events 50 people more, up to two additional CHSA staff may be required
Price
$100.00/hr
Services
Kitchen Access(Main Gallery only)
Price
$50.00/hr
Services
Tables, rectangle, 4x2 ft. and larger
Price
$50.00/per
Services
Chairs
Price
$1.00/per
Services
Audio/Video system
Price
$50.00
Services
AV Technician
Price
$75.00/hr
Services
Bartender
Price
$75.00/hr
Services
Projector rental, Christie 10,000 lumen projector
Price
$250.00/hr
Services
Projector rental, Epson 3000 lumen projector (indoor use only)
Price
$50.00/hr
Services
Sound system and microphone rental
Price
$50.00/hr
Services
Outdoor Canopy 10' x 20' CHSA Branded
Price
$75.00/hr
Services
Outdoor Canopy 10' x 10' CHSA Branded
Price
$50.00/hr
Services
Outdoor Canopy 10' x 10' White unbranded
Price
$50.00/hr
Services
Solid waste disposal
Price
$376.00

*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.

A non-refundable fee of 50% of the assessed fee is required should cancellation occur 7days or less prior to the scheduled event date.

**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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