Creative Meetings

On a competitive landscape where creativity and innovation are paramount, bringing art and business together is essential — and the Visual Arts Center is doing a spectacular job. ~ Dan Pink, author of A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future

Cultivate Whole Brain +
Energize Whole Teams

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond offers a new twist on your business meeting. Learn strategies for whole-brain thinking and more effective collaboration within your organization through the lens of art.

Prices include all materials, facilitation, one hour of pre-meeting* planning, and parking. Group size 10 – 25 participants.
Nonprofit and member pricing is available. If you would like refreshments at your meeting, we can provide our list of approved caterers.
* Pre-meeting planning includes phone conversations, e-mail exchanges and person-to-person conversations. Additional planning time is available for a fee of $50/hour
** There will be a $100 cancellation fee for any confirmed workshops.

Creative Meeting: Designed to Inspire
We can wow your group with an exciting artist/ studio demonstration in one of our inspiring studios like glass, clay or metals. Reward your staff or clients with a fantastic one-hour demonstration by a professional local artist.

Creative Meeting: Ignite Your Creative Spirit
Participants will explore their own creativity in a two-hour hands-on art making session. Engage in a rewarding and fun studio session or spark collaboration and innovation for your group with a team building challenge session with one of our expert studio facilitators.

Group size: 5 – 25.

For Profit
Guided Gallery Tour – up to1-hour                                  $100
Designed to Inspire – demonstration, up to 1 hour      $250
Ignite Your Creative Spirit – hands-on, up to 2 hours   $500
* includes up to 2 instructors, additional instructors are $50 an hour, including set up and clean up time.
Full Day Strategy Meeting
One hour demo + business meeting                                $850
One-Two hour hands-on workshop + meeting              $1100

Non-Profit
Guided Gallery Tour – 1-hour                                            $50
Designed to Inspire –demonstration, up to 1 hour       $200
Ignite Your Creative Spirit –hands-on, up to 2 hours    $400
Full Day Strategy Meeting
One hour demo + business meeting                                $650
Two hour hands-on workshop + meeting                       $900

Additional Terms:
1. Demonstration times are billed per hour, in increments no less than one hour.
2. There will be a $100 cancellation fee for any confirmed workshops.
3. Catering and rentals must be coordinated by client.
4. Studio and standard business meeting set-up included.  Fees may apply for special event set up.
5. Please note that not all studios have the capacity for 25 people, and your group size may exclude some activities.
6. Groups of over 50 will incur a $70 trash removal fee.