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Performances and artistic events at The Hennepin

The Hennepin was established to provide an accessible venue for artists in the Hennepin Theatre District.

The building is an ideal location to present, rehearse and develop performance and visual art. Our dedicated gallery, expansive studio and flexible breakout spaces can hold live theater, concerts, art exhibits and rehearsals.

  • Studio 900, our largest space, can seat 250 theater style or be cleared for 2,800 square feet of rehearsal space
  • All of our spaces offer flexible performance layouts
  • Greenroom available
  • Catering and bar service available

We would love to walk you through how each space can work for you. Fill out the contact form below to connect with one of our venue consultants.

Give back with your gathering

Hennepin Arts, owner of The Hennepin, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization. All revenue from events at The Hennepin support Hennepin Arts’ artistic and educational programs. When you host an event at The Hennepin, you can take pride in the fact that your hard-earned money is being used to benefit the community and sustain the arts in Minneapolis and across Minnesota.

Performance and artistic amenities

  • Beautiful downtown Minneapolis location in the Hennepin Theatre District
  • Indoor and outdoor spaces with impressive views
  • Staging and soft goods available
  • Rehearsal equipment available (sprung floor, mirrors, ballet barres, keyboard, overhead sound system)
  • Nearby hotel partnerships
  • Easy-access parking options
  • Custom event planning and support from our events team
  • Coat check, security and valet available
  • Professional A/V amenities in each space (See separate space pages for details)
  • Experienced A/V professionals available


Our prices vary depending on your date, guest count and which spaces you are interested in. Special rates and arrangements are available for nonprofits and artists. We scale our rates for your situation. We want to be your home for events, meetings and performances.

Fill out the contact form to discuss your vision and get rental details and pricing.


We are currently offering in-person (with safety measures in place) and virtual tours. Fill out the contact form to schedule the option you feel most comfortable with. We can’t wait to hear from you!

You can also check out our photos and virtual tours on each of our space pages to give you a sneak peek into the beauty at The Hennepin.







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Ready to start planning your event?