Studio Building at the Quail’s Nest Arts Centre

Renting at the Quail’s Nest Arts Centre? The smaller Studio Building is great for meetings, workshops, and art classes. The larger Big Blue Building is leased to SOAP Theatre exclusively through to June 2023 and is not available for any other use. No sublet or rental arrangement through the lessee is permitted.

The Studio Building is used for OCAC programming and is shared by several renters. It has: two large bays with overhead doors, controllable gas heating units, small wash-up kitchen, larger kitchen with appliances and dining ware, accessible washroom, tables, chairs, large utility sinks and counters, peg boards. We accept rentals for single-use, weekend use, weekly / monthly meetings and Summer Studio Weeks for the Studio Building. Renters must be current members of the OCAC.

Click below to read the instructions for rental.  

1. Check our Calendar page to see what space is available. Select your preferred dates and times.

2. Use the Contact Form at the bottom of this page OR email us at OliverCAC @ to inquire about booking your rental date(s).

3. When the rental agent confirms your proposed dates, download the rental contract for the Studio Building. Fill out, sign, and submit the rental form WITH each payment.  Payment must be received BEFORE your rental date(s). Payment by cheque or e-transfer is preferred. For repeat renters, you can reduce the number of your payments by paying quarterly.

For authorized Big Blue users ONLY: Submit the Big Blue Building form below with payments: 


Artist sinks and prep station. Flocculation kits at sinks for safe disposal of acrylic waste


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