The NEST Arts Factory is a community of nearly 40 artists working in a wide variety of media - all forms of visual art and music. New members are accepted through an application process and must meet with a selection committee. We're looking for members who would like to be active participants in a vibrant, professional environment. Our mission is to showcase and nurture artists, musicians, and the creative process; to provide a unique and inspiring environment to explore and discover art and music while enabling artists and musicians to experiment and collaborate across disciplines and media.

Visual Art studios are available for rent with a one year or six month lease. Studios feature: Sizes ranging from 100-700 square feet; Efficient gas heat and electric utilities (separate monthly expense); Large windows; Many with high ceilings; Architectural character.

NEST amenties include: Free WiFi; 2 large, conveniently-located clean-up sinks; Community kitchen with fridge, microwave, and toaster oven; Freight elevator; Community activities including a weekly creative lunch, 6 open studios events a year, participation in the NEST artist association, and more; 24-hour security camera monitoring.

A waiting list is maintained for both visual art and music studios.

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Permitted Uses Studio Art
Disciplines Visual Art
Restrictions On Use The studios are not to be used as a storage facility or as an office. No one may live in a studio space.


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How To Book

Studios are available by application and meeting a selection committee. A waiting list is maintained for studios. Spaces are filled from the waiting list first.

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Rental Policy Spaces are available with a one year or six month lease. A liability insurance policy is required.
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Booking Requirements Deposit, Full payment, References, On site meeting, Proof of liability insurance required, Lease agreement
Rental Personnel Call for addtl rental personnel
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Payment Types Cash, Check
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Other Allowed Activities Solvents/chemicals

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Space Features Heated, Privacy, Uninterrupted wall space
Technology WiFi
Flooring Wood, Tile
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Lighting Fluorescent, Incandescent, Natural lighting/windows
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Amenities Kitchen/pantry
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Additional Accessibility Info The NEST Arts Factory is on the second floor of an industrial building. Access is via stairs from the first floor.
Parking Street parking, Free garage/lot parking
Accessibility Patron restrooms, Freight elevator
Audience Services Vending machines, Restrooms
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This space was last updated on Wednesday, January 04, 2017 at 5:05PM