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Amiskwaciy Theatre & Theatre Lobby

Royal Alberta MuseumEditEdit Description

Our new theatre is located on the second floor of the museum and is accessed by stairs or elevator. This space is suitable for presentations, lectures, meetings, award ceremonies, film screenings, or performances.

The theatre has 238 permanent seats with wheelchair area or a maximum seating capacity of 250 guests. It is fully equipped with:

•Front & Rear Laser Video Projection
•7.1 Surround Audio System with Media Distribution
•Hearing Assist System
•Computerized LED Stage lighting system
•Lectern
•Green Room

The theatre lobby, located on the second floor, can be rented as part of your overall theatre rental or on its own. This space is suitable for networking events, silent auctions, or book signings. This space is not available for seated meals.

Rates

The rates for renting the Amiskwaciy Theatre include manpower, standard room furniture, and house AV equipment. Time required for setup and teardown must be included in the time you have booked. Extra charges will apply for additional tables and specialty items. Rates do not include GST. Registered non-profit rates available. Please contact us to receive a budget quote for your event!

Starting Rates

Theatre: $1,000 half day (8am - 12pm or 12:30pm - 4:30pm), $1,100 evening (5pm - 10pm), $1,500 full day (8am - 4:30pm), $2,250 full day + evening (8am - 10pm)

Theatre and Theatre Lobby: $1,250 half day (8am - 12pm or 12:30pm - 4:30pm), $1,350 evening (5pm - 10pm), $1,750 full day (8am - 4:30pm), $2,500 full day + evening (8am - 10pm)

Theatre Lobby: $1,250 half day (8am - 12pm or 12:30pm - 4:30pm), $1,350 evening (5pm - 10pm), $1,750 full day (8am - 4:30pm), $2,500 full day + evening (8am - 10pm)

Space Usage EditEdit Space Usage

Permitted Uses Audio Recording, Exhibition, Meeting, Reading, Screening, Video/Film Shoot, Photo Shoot, Audition, Class, Special Event, Rehearsal, Performance
Disciplines Dance, Music, Theatre, Film, Visual Art
Restrictions On Use Weddings The Royal Alberta Museum does not book wedding ceremonies, receptions or photography sessions. Weddings including receptions and ceremonies are not permitted on the museum grounds. Photography sessions on the grounds are permitted. No reservations. No charge. It is important to note that the grounds are open for the public to enjoy. All patrons are asked to be courteous. Indoor Photography Sessions The Royal Alberta Museum does not book photography sessions. Tripods are not permitted in the building. Pictures of photographs or paintings are not permitted. Flash photography is not permitted. Photography sessions are not permitted to interfere with visitors to the Royal Alberta Museum. Alcohol Services Cash bar and host bar services are available to book with us in conjunction with appropriate room rentals. Corkage bars are not permitted. We do not allow homemade wine or beer to be brought in to any events.

Availability

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Booking Policies EditEdit Booking Policies

How To Book

Email facilityrentals.ram@gov.ab.ca is the preferred method of contact.

Hours Of Operation Museum Hours: DAILY 10am - 5pm THURS 10am - 8pm Bookings Available: 8am - 10pm daily
Rental Policy Book Your Event With Us Please contact our office to discuss your event requirements and available dates. We will provide you with a quote and you'll have the opportunity to place the date on hold for a maximum of two weeks. Additional charges may be added to the quote if additional equipment or time is required. The event will be considered confirmed once you have signed the rental agreement and have paid your deposit. If the event has not been confirmed after two weeks, the date will become available to other inquiries. Appropriate Events It is crucial to the operation of our building to ensure that facility rentals do not interfere with visitors to the Royal Alberta Museum. All events taking place at the museum, when the building is open to the public, must be family-appropriate. Any event content that could be considered controversial must be discussed with the museum prior to booking the event. The museum reserves the right to cancel your booking at any point without refund if the content is inappropriate for the museum's audience. Insurance You are required to obtain general liability insurance coverage in the amount of $2,000,000.00. If you are offering alcohol service to your guests, your liability insurance must include coverage of claims arising from the serving of alcohol and the related risks. You are required to provide proof of insurance two weeks prior to the event. Cancelling Your Event Our cancellation policy states that the deposit paid is non-refundable and cannot be transferred to another date. If a booking is cancelled within 10 days prior to the event date, 50% of the rental fee is due and owing. If the event is cancelled within 5 days of the event date, 100% of the rental fee is due and owing. Outdoor Photography Sessions The outside museum grounds are operated by Alberta Infrastructure and are open to the public for their enjoyment. Wedding ceremonies and receptions are not permitted on the grounds. However, the grounds may be used for photography sessions at no cost provided that special setup or props are not required. The outside grounds operate on a first come, first serve basis. Please be aware that this is a government facility and should the need arise for official government use, parties may be asked to relocate. Arranging For Catering The Museum Café is the sole caterer for the Royal Alberta Museum. Contact us to arrange for catering as part of your room rental. Alcohol Services Cash bar and host bar services are available to book with us in conjunction with appropriate room rentals. Corkage bars are not permitted. We do not allow homemade wine or beer to be brought in to any events. For more information, or to book your next event, please contact FacilityRentals.RAM@gov.ab.ca.
Cancellation Policy Cancelling Your Event Our cancellation policy states that the deposit paid is non-refundable and cannot be transferred to another date. If a booking is cancelled within 10 days prior to the event date, 50% of the rental fee is due and owing. If the event is cancelled within 5 days of the event date, 100% of the rental fee is due and owing.
Open to last minute space requests. true
Booking Requirements Deposit, Proof of liability insurance required, Lease agreement
Rental Personnel Security, Rates include some or all personnel, Rates include some or all equipment
Performance Personnel Sound technician, Call for addtl performance personnel
Payment Types Cash, Check, Credit card
Options -
Other Allowed Activities Street shoes, Rosin use, Live percussion, Amplified music, Alcohol permitted

Features EditEdit Features

Space Dimensions -
Space Features Green Room
Technology -
Flooring -
Stage Configuration -
Stage Dimensions 42 ft x 16 ft
Seating capacity 238
Seating Wheelchair space / flexible seating for total of 250

Equipment EditEdit Equipment

Lighting Light board, Lighting instruments
Furniture Chairs, Podium, Tables
Amenities Green room, Private restroom, Telephone in space
Instruments and Accessories Performance piano
Audio Equipment Sound system, Sound booth, PA system, Microphone, MP3/auxiliary input, CD player, Recording equipment, Amplifier, 2 x Denon DN700C Media Player ( 1 x In Booth, 1 x On Stage ) 1 x Denon DN-500R Solid State Audio Recorder 3 x Computers 2 x Microsoft Windows 10 for Video/Powerpoint playback, equipped with Perfect Cue 1 x Microsoft Windows 7 for Audio playback/multitrack recording Roland M5000 Digital Audio Console ( booth ) Roland M200i Digital Audio Console ( Stage & Portable ) Danley Sound Labs 7.1 Loudspeaker System 6 x Turbosound IQ12s ( Monitors, or Portable PA ) 2 x Turbosound IQ15B ( Monitors, or Portable PA ) 8 x Sennheiser EW300 Wireless Mic Systems. ( 8 x EW300-945 Handhelds, 4 x ME4 Lapel Mics, or 4 DPA Hairline Headset mics ) Hearing Assist system. Clear Com Communications system. Microphone Package: 8 x Sennheiser E945 Vocal Microphones 4 x Sennheiser E906 Instrument Microphones 4 x Audio-Technica AT4041 Instrument Microphones 4 x Crown PCC-160 Boundary Microphones 1 x Audix DP5 Drum Mic Package 4 x Radial JDI Passive DI Boxes 2 x Radial JPC Multimedia DI Boxes 2 x Beyer Dynamic Lectern Microphones
Video/Film Equipment Digital projector, Projection screen, DVD player, Cameras, 2 x Denon DN-500BD Blu-Ray/DVD Player ( 7.1 Surround Audio Capable ) 1 x Roland XS84 Matrix Switcher 2 x Windows 10 PCs for Video/Powerpoint Playback 1 x Panasonic 1080P PTZ Camera
Studio Arts/Maker Equipment -

Accessibility EditEdit Accessibility

Additional Accessibility Info https://royalalbertamuseum.ca/visit/#accessibility
Parking Street parking, Paid garage/lot parking, Loading dock
Accessibility Elevator, Lobby and house, Patron restrooms, Freight elevator, Backstage restroom, Backstage, Stage
Audience Services Vending machines, Restrooms, Lobby
Miscellaneous -

Rates EditEdit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Audio Recording - $1,750 - -
Exhibition - $1,750 - -
Meeting - $1,750 - -
Reading - $1,750 - -
Screening - $1,750 - -
Video/Film Shoot - $1,750 - -
Photo Shoot - $1,750 - -
Audition - $1,750 - -
Class - $1,750 - -
Special Event - $1,750 - -
Rehearsal - $1,750 - -
Performance - $1,750 - -

Non-Profit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Audio Recording - $1,500 - -
Exhibition - $1,500 - -
Meeting - $1,500 - -
Reading - $1,500 - -
Screening - $1,500 - -
Video/Film Shoot - $1,500 - -
Photo Shoot - $1,500 - -
Audition - $1,500 - -
Class - $1,500 - -
Special Event - $1,500 - -
Rehearsal - $1,500 - -
Performance - $1,500 - -

This space was last updated on Thursday, December 06, 2018 at 9:50AM