Please note: Rentals of museum spaces for events have been suspended until the end of the 2021 calendar year, and are currently anticipated to resume in January 2022. 


State-of-the-art facilities provide a range of flexible meeting options for business meetings, seminars, and conferences.  Our Event Services team will work closely with your meeting planner to create a top-notch event that is tailored to your organization’s needs.


All venues offer free Wi-fi access to attendees.  For information on seating capacities and rates in the Mesa Arts Center theaters, please visit the Theaters webpage. Please contact Event Services at for information and pricing on multi-space rentals.



Dobson Lecture Hall

Located within the Mesa Contemporary Arts Building, this lecture hall seats up to 72 patrons in comfortable theater-style seats with fold-out desks for note-taking. Ideal for presentations, lectures, or film screenings, our touchscreen system offers the presenter control over audio, lighting, and projection directly from the presentation podium.


MCA Meeting Room

The MCA Meeting Room can accommodate a variety of configurations for meetings or workshops for up to 35 attendees. Glass doors fold in to extend lobby space for stand-up functions or close to create a separate break-out space.  The MCA Meeting Room is equipped with a projector and screen.


Starlight Theater at the Arizona Museum of Natural History (AZMNH)

The Starlight Theater is configurable for lectures of up to 100 seats or classroom-style settings of up to 80 attendees. The Starlight Theater comes equipped with a projector, screen, podium, and laptop hook-up.


The Atrium Classroom at the i.d.e.a. Museum 

This spacious room offers a comfortable setting with plenty of natural light for workshops and meetings of up to 100 guests. The adjoining Atrium (outdoors) is ideally situated for casual luncheons and coffee breaks and can be rented for an additional fee.