Site-use permit fees are calculated by the hour, including time needed to set up/break down, at $50.00/hr. Nonprofit organizations with proof of 501 (c) 3 status are charged at a reduced rate of $35.00/hr.
Each site-use permit requires a refundable security deposit, to be returned to the permit holder at the completion of the rental, provided there are no damages to the facilities or further cleaning required. The deposit will equal 30% of the rental fee.
Permit fees may be paid in cash, with check or money order made out to the County of Passaic, or by credit card.
Hours of Use
Site rental is available Monday – Friday from 9:00am – 5:00pm, and on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am – 5:00pm. Additional and evening hours may be requested but are at the discretion of the Department of Cultural & Historic Affairs and is dependent on staffing.
Please inquire about your preferred date/time before sending in a permit request.
The PCAC is not available for permits on holidays.
The site can accommodate up to 50 people.
Six (6) tables with a total seating capacity for thirty (30) people are available on-site. Any additional tables or seating needed is the responsibility of the permit holder.
Food and beverages are allowed in in the meeting space, however there is no food or drink allowed in the gallery/exhibition space.
There is a fifty (50) cup coffee pot, microwave and an electric kettle available for use upon request. The request must be noted on the permit application.
We do not provide coffee, cups or any other beverages and/or supplies.
There is no additional fee to use these appliances. However, in the event of damage to an appliance, the permit holder will be responsible for the replacement of the item equal in value to the one that has been damaged.
Basic cleaning supplies are available on site such as multi-purpose spray, anti-bacterial wipes, broom, dustpan and a Swiffer.
Parking & Accessibility
There are a number of parking spaces available at the PCAC which includes four (4) handicapped spaces.
There is an accessibility lift available for those with mobility impairments that can be accessed from the ground level of the PCAC.
Audio, Visual & Internet
Internet access is available through the PCAC wireless network under “PC Guest.”
The PCAC does not provide equipment for presentations at this time. Electricity is available for computer and audio equipment.
The Passaic County Arts Center boasts picturesque views of Goffle Brook Park and is ideal for meetings, workshops, and small social events. Should you choose to rent the Arts Center, your guests will be surrounded by contemporary art in the distinctive ambiance of a 19th-century estate. The Arts Center's two floors provide uncommon spaces for your event.
Please call the Arts Center at 973 - 706 - 6640 and speak with a staff member to discuss your event. Rates vary depending on function and weekend or weeknight use. Discounted rates are available for nonprofit organizations and local small businesses.
A permit is required per each event. If an event requires more than one (1) day, please submit for each date needed.