M-AAA Facility Rental

Located in the heart of the bustling Crossroads Arts District in downtown Kansas City, M-AAA offers a fresh, multifunctional venue that is available for business meetings, luncheons, receptions, performances, lectures, and other private events.

Inspired by mid-century modern design, M-AAA’s headquarters was renovated in 2013 to include a fully furnished conference room, the Culture Lab gallery space, and a versatile convening space filled with natural light. Our parking lot provides an impressive view of the Kansas City skyline, and is a one-of-a-kind locale for outdoor parties and concerts.

Each year, M-AAA draws thousands of visitors to its building and parking lot for performances and art exhibitions during First Fridays. Now, Kansas City-area residents, businesses, and visitors can take advantage of our unique facility, coveted downtown location, and affordable rental fees.

To learn more about renting M-AAA’s event spaces, contact Regina Schneider at 816-421-1388, ext. 204, or regina (at) maaa.org.

Rental Fees

This is a partial summary; for a complete schedule of rental fees, including evening and weekend rates, view the Facilities Rental Rate Sheet.

For businesses and for-profit enterprises, the rental fee during business hours is $500, with a four-hour minimum. Additional hours are available at a discount. There are additional fees for labor and janitorial services.

For nonprofit organizations, the rental fee during business hours is $250, with a four-hour minimum. Additional hours are available at a discount. There are additional fees for labor and janitorial services.

Rental FAQs

How much notice do you need?

If possible, make your initial contact at least five weeks before your event date. We may be able to book events with a shorter lead time, depending on availability.

When is the building unavailable?

The building is unavailable for rental on these dates:

  • The First Friday of each month
  • The first week in June and November
  • Thanksgiving week
  • The end of the year (generally Dec. 23 through Jan. 2, depending on weekends)

Depending on their exhibition schedules, the Culture Lab and Convening Space may not be available. Contact M-AAA for additional information.

For nonprofit organizations, will M-AAA donate the building rental as an in-kind donation?

M-AAA is unable to do this. However, a discounted nonprofit rate is available.

Is a deposit required?

Yes, a deposit is required no later than 30 days in advance of your event.

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellations up to 30 days in advance of your event will be accepted without a loss of your deposit.

Does M-AAA provide security?

No; if you need security, you should contract with a security service at your own expense.

Is parking available?

Depending on the time of your event, parking may be available in M-AAA’s parking lot across the street from our building. If your event is during business hours, parking may be limited.

M-AAA does not provide valet services. If your event requires valet parking, you should contract with a service at your own expense.

May we serve alcohol?

You may, if your organization or caterer has a valid liquor license. You must follow city ordinances and regulations.