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This historic Quaker Meetinghouse, surrounded by gardens, is a short walk from the Dupont Circle Metro, close to many hotels and restaurants. The Meeting Room seats 300 and is appropriate for concerts, speakers, and some performances; other spaces are available for groups from 15 to 150 people for classes, workshops, receptions, and conferences. There is a catering kitchen available, as well as two terraced gardens. WiFi accessible. A peaceful, creative space.

Space Usage EditEdit Space Usage

Permitted Uses Audio Recording, Exhibition, Video/Film Shoot, Photo Shoot, Performance, Rehearsal, Special Event, Class, Audition, Screening, Reading, Meeting
Disciplines Dance, Music, Theatre, Film, Visual Art
Restrictions On Use Alcohol may be served with permission of our office. Beer, wine, and champagne only (no liquors or spirits). Alcohol must be served by a bartender and the space user (or caterer) must have a DC alcohol license. Certain spaces have restrictions on consumption of red wine. If renting the Meeting Room for an event, no tape of any kind may be used on the space's sensitive cork floor. No food or drink other than water is allowed in this space. In all spaces, only painter's tape may be used to secure items to the walls or ceilings.


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Space requests must be at least 2 days in advance.

Booking Policies EditEdit Booking Policies

How To Book

Contact Brian Lutenegger, Event and Rental Manager, at or 202.483.3310

Hours Of Operation Monday-Thursday: 8am to 10pm and cleanup must end by 11pm. Fridays and Saturdays: 8am to 11pm and cleanup must end by midnight. Sundays: Due to our Quaker worship and related activities, our facilities are unavailable to outside space users until 1pm (at the earliest) and may be rented until 10pm, with cleanup finished by 11pm. Major Holidays: Please check with us regarding availability.
Rental Policy Application and guidelines must be filled out, and payment received in full two weeks prior to the booking. An on-site visit is a big plus--it will let you know how the spaces feel and how they might best meet your needs.
Cancellation Policy Changes to or cancellation of your event may be made up to 48 hours prior to the event, A fee may be charged for date changes except in the event of illness, weather, or other emergency beyond the event organizer's control. The initial deposit is non-refundable. The balance becomes non-refundable once received by our office. If you wish to change the date of your event or the spaces on our campus that you use, you may do so within our current fiscal year (ending June 30th), subject to space availability.
Open to last minute space requests. true
Booking Requirements Deposit, Lease agreement
Rental Personnel On site manager, Rates include some or all equipment
Performance Personnel -
Payment Types Cash, Check, Credit card
Options Cross-promotion opportunities
Other Allowed Activities Street shoes, Alcohol permitted

Features EditEdit Features

Space Dimensions 972.17 sqft
Space Features Column-free, Air-conditioned, Heated, The Meetinghouse includes several spaces of interest, including a large Meeting Room, a large room with a bare floor, smaller meeting spaces, and two outdoor gardens
Technology Internet access, WiFi, Bose sound system with 2 mics and mic stands; Dell projector; wide-screen TV, DVD and VHS players
Flooring vinyl flooring in one space, cork floor in Meetingroom
Stage Configuration In the round
Stage Dimensions -
Seating capacity 300
Seating Flexible seating, Meeting Room seats 300+; hospitality area seats 70+

Equipment EditEdit Equipment

Lighting Fluorescent, Natural lighting/windows
Furniture Chairs, Tables
Amenities Kitchen/pantry, Private restroom
Instruments and Accessories Rehearsal piano, Electronic keyboard
Audio Equipment Sound system, Microphone, CD player, Bose system with two mics, amplifier
Video/Film Equipment Digital projector, Projection screen, DVD player, TV/monitor
Studio Arts/Maker Equipment -

Accessibility EditEdit Accessibility

Parking Street parking
Accessibility Patron restrooms, Backstage restroom
Audience Services Restrooms
Miscellaneous The Meeting Room is fully accessible, but there is no elevator between the floors.

Rates EditEdit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Audio Recording - - - -
Exhibition - - - -
Video/Film Shoot - - - -
Photo Shoot - - - -
Performance $50-$75 $1,000 - -
Rehearsal $50-$75 $1,000 - -
Special Event $50-$75 $1,000 - -
Class $50-$75 $1,000 - -
Audition $50-$75 $1,000 - -
Screening $50-$75 $1,000 - -
Reading $50-$75 $1,000 - -
Meeting $50-$75 $1,000 - -

Non-Profit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Audio Recording - - - -
Exhibition - - - -
Video/Film Shoot - - - -
Photo Shoot - - - -
Performance $40-$50 $320 - -
Rehearsal $40-$50 $320 - -
Special Event $40-$50 $320 - -
Class $40-$50 $320 - -
Audition $40-$50 $320 - -
Screening $40-$50 $320 - -
Reading $40-$50 $320 - -
Meeting $40-$50 $320 - -

This space was last updated on Wednesday, March 04, 2020 at 2:28PM