How Can We Help You?
Below you’ll find answers to the questions we get asked most about hosting an event at Bluxome Center.
Can I tour Bluxome Center?
How can my organization book an event?
|Deadline for applications:||First Monday of each month at 5PM|
|All applications received by this date will be reviewed by:||First Friday of each month|
|All organizations receive notice by:||2nd Friday of each month|
For example, for November 2018:
November 5th – Applications Due
November 9th – Applications Reviewed
November 16th – Organizations are notified
Who is eligible to host events/programs in the space?
- STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, Math)
- SOMA organizations
- Youth programs that work with local San Francisco youth
Organizations don’t have to be registered 501(c)(3)s, but we do encourage nonprofits to apply. Keep in mind, we receive a large number of applications and may not be able to accept every event or program request.
Do you offer long-term rentals, like weekly or monthly use?
What is your recommendation for insurance, if we don’t currently have it?
How much does it cost to host an event in the space?
What equipment and furniture do you have available for use during events?
What cables and adaptors are available for presentation?
Will there be anyone onsite to help with setup or troubleshooting?
Is there parking available?
Can my organization fundraise and/or sell tickets to an event in the space?
Are events hosted by organizations open to the public?
Does Bluxome Center provide catering or alcohol service? What if I want to bring my own food/alcohol?
Can my organization or my caterer bring in a grill, hot plate, or wick fuel for serving trays?
Can my group or caterer store things in the space before or after the event?
Do I need to reserve time to set up and clean up my event?
Can I film in the space?
Yes, as long as there is no representation of your event being endorsed by the space, or as being sponsored by Bluxome Center/Alexandria. You are responsible for securing all other legal rights and permissions related to the shoot. Also, please keep in mind that your shots cannot include other groups in the space unless you’ve explicitly received their permission.
Can I hang anything on the outside of the entrance or on the walls within the space?
If I need to cancel my event how far in advance do I need to notify your team?
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