The Deacon Room at the Varley Art Gallery is the perfect venue for your function!
If you are looking for a unique venue for an intimate wedding reception or special celebration, look no further than the Varley Art Gallery. The 1,000 square foot Deacon Room has cathedral ceilings and large windows that look out to historic Main Street Unionville.
The Deacon Room is highly versatile and can also be easily set up for corporate meetings or functions. Should you wish to impress your guests even further, include a guided tour of the galleries for functions such as client appreciation receptions or a private party.
Rental of the Deacon Room and galleries at the Varley Art Gallery of Markham may be booked by contacting Doriana Cabeceiras at 905-477-9511 ext. 3263
Rental rates are based on the total number of hours required for the event including set up and clean up time.
To reserve the Deacon Room and other gallery spaces, a Booking Request Form must be completed. This form must be approved by the Administrator of the Varley Art Gallery. After the booking request is approved, a signed contract and a deposit of 50% of the rental fee must be submitted. The space will not be reserved until the deposit is paid. The balance is due on the first business day of the month of the function. All rental fees are made payable to the City of Markham.
The City of Markham requires that all persons or companies renting City facilities have insurance coverage of two million dollars general public liability naming the Corporation of the City of Markham as additional insured and including full participant coverage.
Varley Art Gallery of Markham Rental Rental Agreement and Conditions
Community Rates apply to established community service groups (i.e. Lions Club), and non-profit agencies and organizations.
Private Rates apply to businesses, corporations, and other for-profit groups, and to individuals or groups booking private functions.
Rates during Regular Hours of Operation
|Set Fee Up to 3 Hours||Set Fee 3-6 Hours||After Closing Per Hour|
Rates After Closing Per Hour
|After Hours Staff Fee||Set-up/Clean-up|
|Community Rates||$37||$53 flat fee|
All charges are applicable to HST.
The staff of the Varley Art Gallery will be given first priority in booking the Community Room for Gallery programming and Gallery events. The Community Room may be rented during public hours, however availability may be limited. The public hours of The Varley Art Gallery are as follows:
|Tuesday:||11 a.m. - 4 p.m.||Friday:||11 a.m. - 4 p.m.|
|Wednesday:||11 a.m. - 4 p.m.||Saturday:||10 a.m. – 5 p.m.|
|Thursday:||11 a.m. - 8 p.m.||Sunday:||11 a.m. - 4 p.m.|
|Monday (July and August only)||11 a.m. – 4 p.m.|
During the summer months (July and August), the Gallery is open 7 days a week.
|Private Rates||$106 flat fee|