Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture
2 Marina Blvd Building C, Room 260
San Francisco, California
The Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture is also a major part of the much coveted Golden Gate National Recreation Area in San Francisco. Every year more than 1 million tourists visit FMCAC to attend one arts-related program or another. This center plays host to many art exhibitions, dance and theater performances all year round. There are also several cultural and language educational tutorial classes that take place at FMCAC campus on a regular basis.
A Venue with A View
The scenic view of the San Francisco Bay is one that you cannot miss when you visit Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture FMCAC This non-profit center is located at 2 Marina Blvd, Landmark Building. FMCAC is on the Northern end of San Francisco Bay waterfront and provides a picturesque view of two historic landmarks in San Francisco, namely; the Golden Gate Bridge and the infamous island prison – Alcatraz.
The 13-acre campus of Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture is also the perfect setting for organized corporate events. There are a total of 12 venues within FMCAC which are available for rent for your corporate event. Combined the 12 venues at the center offer about 75,000 sq. ft of event space with two theaters (437 and 162 seat theaters) and loads of parking space available.
For your corporate retreat, sales conference, trade shows/exhibitions, product launch parties, executive parties, and annual corporate parties, Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture offers an ideal location and an event venue that meets your needs. Below are six of the venues at FMCAC that you can rent today for your corporate event.
The General’s Residence
The General’s Residence is a perfect venue for your outdoor corporate events like executive parties and corporate retreats. This venue overlooks San Francisco Bay, and guests can easily see Alcatraz and the Aquatic Park. The General’s Residence has an impressive dining room (59” x 34”) ideal for your corporate dinner parties, a ballroom (49” x 27”), the Funston Room (20” x 19”) and an exotic foyer.
This venue has a total area of 4,955 sq. ft and can conveniently cater for 400 guests. The dining room can hold 130 persons, while 110 people can dance unhindered in the ballroom. When you need to organize trade shows/exhibitions, corporate retreat, corporate parties, executive dinners, product launch, and sales conferences at FMCAC. Event Solutions will help you out with the event planning, and the General’s Residence is one venue of choice.
Gallery 308 was first a venue for Fort Mason’s maritime repair and trade shops. Today, Gallery 308 is a multi-purpose venue in Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture offering guests a magnificent view of both the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco Bay area.
This venue comes with 3,835 sq. ft of open floor space made of glimmering polished concrete, multifunctional blackout shades, and superb high tech lighting facilities. Gallery 308 will accommodate 430 people, and this venue is ideal for VIP organized events, corporate anniversaries, and corporate parties.
The Festival Pavilion
Known for being the largest event venue right on FMCAC, the Festival Pavilion covers an area of 50,000 sq. ft. This venue can hold as many as 3,800 guests. Also, your guests would be able to see the San Francisco Bay area as well as Alcatraz.
If you need to organize large scale trade shows, sales, and marketing conferences as well as conventions, then Event Solutions can assist you in all stages of the event. Furthermore, you could rent the Festival Pavilion in conjunction with other breakout options at FMCAC.
The Cowell Theater
The Cowell Theater is a 437 seater capacity theater with state-of-the-art amenities. This theater offers sufficient space for a variety of activities such as; presentations, training, and lectures. If you are desirous of renting a theater for your sales conferences where several audio-visual presentations would be made, then the Cowell Theater is one venue on Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture that cannot be ignored.
The Southside Theater
One other theater that is ideal for both corporate meetings and presentations at FMCAC is the Southside Theater. This venue comes with a proscenium and elevated stage with sufficient backstage room and wing space. This venue offers a world-class sound system and can conveniently seat 162 people. The theater is also accessible by wheelchair.
The Firehouse Events Venue
With an area of 1,188 sq. ft, the Firehouse is an events venue on FMCAC that gives guests a lovely view of both Alcatraz and Angel Island. The venue is fully rugged and is equipped with track lighting. Firehouse will hold 110 people in its theater and 125 people in the reception room. You can rent out this venue for your presentations and corporate meetings as well.
Other Breakout Options At FMCAC
At the Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, you also have Meeting and Activity Spaces which can hold anywhere between 5 and 50 persons. This breakout option is perfect for short sales meetings. Another breakout option that is perfect for meetings and conferences at FMCAC is the Sartle Library which can cater for about 40 people.
If you need to organize a cocktail party for executive members of your company at FMCAC, then the SFMOMA Artists Gallery is the ideal location. Also, at the Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, there is the Chapel where your Christian employees can go to pray on the Sunday of your corporate weekend retreat.
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As the HR or administrative manager of your organization, you already have a lot of responsibilities to shoulder. If you have to organize a corporate event, Event SolutionsEvent Solutions can give you that helping hand by offering a wide range of services that include;
Destination Management: We will help to ensure that all your guests are received from the San Francisco International Airport and taken to their respective hotels. We will also arrange for transportation to and from the FMCAC venue.
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Event Catering: Do not waste time thinking about what your guests will eat at the venue. Event Solutions will take care of all your catering needs. Whether you require continental or exotic cuisine, we have professional caterers that will meet your every demand.
We also offer event planning, event production, guest management, and content creation services. Event Solutions will handle all your audio-visual presentations as well as provide live entertainment in the form of musical, magic, and comedy acts if needed. You can count on us to provide the best staffing, event design, and decor. This also includes the provision of both tables and chairs for your banquet as well as lounge decor and furniture.
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