Signature Weddings. Stylish Events.

smARTspace at 78th is home to over 6,000 square feet of event space inside Cleveland's largest art marketplace, 78th Street Studios.  Our building is a vibrant community of art galleries, artist, architecture and design studios and other creative businesses - the perfect setting for charity benefits, weddings and receptions, private parties, corporate retreats and more.

  • Unique, flexible space for weddings, corporate events, benefits, etc.

  • Distinctive, contemporary industrial aesthetic

  • Bold colors, exposed brickwork, amazing natural light

  • Original artwork provides inspired (and inspiring!) meeting space

  • Access to world-class galleries and artist studios

  • Easy location, one minute off the Shoreway and minutes from Downtown Cleveland

  • Ample free, lighted parking

  • In Cleveland's hottest neighborhood, Gordon Square Arts District

    Floor plan for smARTspace 

Events + Galas


2020 + 2021 smARTspace at 78th Rates 
Fri, Sat or Sun $3,500*
Weekday Mon-Thu $2,200 (up to 3pm)*
Evening Mon-Thu $2,500 (3pm on)*



  • space use

  • tables and chairs for up to 200 people

  • set up of equipment per client's floor plan

  • (1) hour of event planning services 

  • set up and tear down time at no extra charge

  • wireless internet access

  • free, ample parking

  • use of catering prep area

Special holiday rates may apply, rates subject to change.

Suite 215 or smARTspace
Ceremony - $650 in conjunction with a reception rental at (owned by) 78th Street.

$1,000 - for a 'stand-alone' ceremony rental only.

(chairs not included for stand alone ceremony)

Suite 215 or smARTspace

Cocktail Hour only - $850

Additional Info

Dinner Seating – 300
Theater Seating - 400

Standing - 500



110’ by 55’ average

6015 square feet

10.5’ to ceiling

smARTspace at 78th includes tables and chairs for up to 200 when the space is being used for a full length event. Linens are not included with the space rental, but typically come from your full service caterer, or an outside company and we are happy to send recommendations!  


Catering, audio visual, security and standard event insurance costs are also the responsibility of event client.

Clients must hire a FULL SERVICE Caterer, but have the flexibility to use whomever they may choose.


While you are welcome to use any rental company to deliver items, we have a variety of other in-house equipment available to rent at rates around 20% lower than other sources with no delivery fee. 

From the main (north) entrance of the 78th Street Studios building, guests must climb six steps to access smARTspace at 78th on the first floor. The building is ADA compliant with a wheelchair lift. Please contact Hilary Gent ( or 216.650.4201) to discuss specific accessibility needs.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are interested in renting any of the spaces above, please contact Molly Martens at 216.513-5403.