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 booked 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.  

Use the Contact Form at the bottom of this page to inquire about booking your rental date(s).

When your proposed dates are confirmed, download the two-page rental contract for the Studio Building. Fill out and SIGN, and submit the rental form with EACH payment.  For repeat renters, you can reduce the number of your payments by paying quarterly.

During COVID, all renters must adhere to our COVID Safety Plan, in compliance with the provincial public health orders. Fill out and sign before your rental.

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

To book a date: Check our Calendar page to see what’s already booked, and EMAIL us ( OR fill out the contact form below to confirm availability of your preferred date. Once confirmed by our rental agent, complete and sign the contract and submit it with your payment.

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


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