Our Services

Facility Rental:

Rent our Facility for your next event!

The Evolution Arts Center offers several indoor spaces to individuals, corporations and other groups for a variety of meetings and special events. Located in a 12,400 square foot building, Evo Arts is a unique, creative place to host your gathering.
Theatre Rental
Our spacious theatre is ideal for large group meetings, parties, concerts and more. The auditorium comes equipped with audio/visual needs like a projector and sound system with 16 channel sound board and stage lighting.
Approximate room size:
Theatre Seating: 82 seats
Room for 40 more folding chairs on the floor in front of the stage
Stage: approx.. 20’ x 30’
Auditorium Rental Fees:
The basic rental fee for the auditorium and stage is:
1 hour: minimum $100
2 hours: minimum $200
4 hours: minimum $300
8 hours: minimum $550
Additional hours: $75 per hour
Additional Upgrades:
Along with your theatre rental comes free access to our HD projector and ability to plug in to our sound system. Depending on your needs however, we offer additional upgrades.
10x 16screen for movies, videos, web browsing and presentations. $50
Access to our 16 channel mixing board is available for any concert and performance needs. Rental of the sound board comes with a soundman for 3 hrs. provided to you by EvoArts. $150
Stage lighting takes your performance to the next level with dynamic, colorful lighting set up and operated by an Evo Arts staff member. $75

Gallery Rentals
We provide several options for seating and table arrangements with small café style seating to accommodate 2 at a table, 6’ rounds that can accommodate up to 8 people or long tables to seat 6.
Basic rental fee for the gallery spaces:
9:00am-5:00pm $75 per hour
5:00pm-10:00pm $100 per hour
White Table Coverings are available for up to 8 round tables: $25
Create a festive atmosphere and roll a Popcorn Machine into your gathering. We provide all of the popcorn and maker for your rental. $20
Are there any additional costs for the facility besides rental fees?
Rentals include basic set up of tables and chairs, basic removal of tables and chairs, and tidying the area. Extraordinary set up, removal or subsequent cleaning may incur additional fees.
Who will cater my event?
Patrons are responsible for arranging catering. A list of local caterers can be provided on request.
How many guests does the gallery hold?
The gallery can seat up to 75 comfortably.
Approximate Studio size:
Two 20’x 40’adjoining spaces separated by a brick fireplace.
Are there restrictions on decoration or photography?
All decorations must be removed by the end of the event and picked up no later than one business day after the event.
Photography of guests in front of artwork is permitted.
No glitter, sand, confetti or candles with open flame without permission.
Is audio-visual equipment available?
EvoArts has an HD projector and screen available for no additional cost in the auditorium. CD’s, Ipods and laptops may be used. Theater lighting is available for an additional fee.
Can I hold long or short term Art Exhibitions?
EvoArts has an application process for solo and group art exhibitions separate from our facility rentals. We welcome organized exhibitions by outside groups providing they fit our regular schedule and requirements. Please inquire for more information.
What is the payment schedule for an event?
A non-refundable 25% deposit of the total cost of the function is due to save the date. The remainder is due on day or evening of the event.
Is there a manager available during my event?
An EvoArts staff person will be available throughout your event. Patrons are responsible for their own Event Coordinator.
What happens if someone damages artwork, equipment or the facility during my event?
The host of the event signs a “terms of agreement” form required for each function. If someone in the party damages anything, it is the responsibility of the renter.
Can I hold my child’s birthday party at EvoArts?
The Center also has a separate fee structure for children’s parties. Please request a Birthday Parties Brochure with party options, themes and other information. Or you may simply rent a room and host your own party.
Create a memorable party for your birthday boy or girl – give them an Arty Birthday Party at EvoArts!! You provide the children and refreshments and we’ll provide the activity. Call to discuss your party options, dates, times and prices.

  • 2 hours exclusive use of the EvoArts gallery for up to 10 children and two adult chaperones, including 1 1/2 hours with EvoArts instructor, and 30 minutes of family organized party time (prices listed with each type of party).

  • Up to 5 additional children: $15 per additional child.

  • A non-refundable deposit of $75 is due upon reservation. Full payment is due on date of party.

Choose from one of our exciting themes to create a unique birthday party experience:

  • Paint Like the Masters

Create a painting on canvas guided by our instructors.

  • Crafty & Happy

Use art materials to create a unique, customized craft.
Theatre PARTIES $175
Do you like to move around? Come dance and play and act with our instructor. Have fun while learning a short play and dressing up with your friends!
Popcorn: We can make fresh, hot popcorn here at EvoArts with our machine. $20
Call 717-447-2858 for more information, requirements and reservations.

Arrange a private affair for your next night out, bachelorette party, birthday party or fundraising event. We bring everything to your venue and make a fun and creative evening for your friends to remember. If your looking for somewhere to have your party, our private building in Lewistown, PA is and ideal location and offers BYOB upon request. Private events are available for children and adults and can be designed to fit the theme of your party if needed. A minimum of at least 6 participants is required to book a private event.
Private Party Pricing

  • $120 for private affair for 6 at EvoArts

  • $25 per additional participant after 6

  • $300 for private affair for 12 at EvoArts

  • $50 flat rate additional charge for off-site events

For more information on booking a private Artistic Affair, contact Evolution Arts Center at 717-447-2858

Children’s Classes at EVO

Evolution Arts Center offers classes for children ages 3 and up all year long. Our classes offer arts programs with courses in drawing, painting, ceramics and theater. We also offer after school classes as well as several summer camps. For homeschoolers, we offer music, art and theater classes during the week. To learn more about additional home school resources, please contact the center.
To learn more about all of our current class offerings and to register, click the link below. Review class titles and click on a title to see a full description. Call EvoArts if you have any questions: 302-239-2434.

Visual & Performing Arts Summer Camp
Summer Camp at Evolution Arts Center continues its tradition of providing children an opportunity to discover their creativity in a nurturing environment that encourages self-expression. Under the guidance of artist educators, campers explore a variety of mediums in the visual and performing arts while developing long lasting friendships and having fun.
Our Visual and Performing Arts Camps offer an array of subjects based on artistic media such as drawing, painting, pottery, photography, dance, theater, music and more. Each week of camp ends with our  Finale where parents and family members are invited to join us for fun activities, exhibitions and student performances. EvoArts Visual and Performing Arts Camps have been developed for children from kindergarten to ninth grade.
We look forward to seeing you next year! We will publish next year’s schedule in January, 2018.
Please understand that classes are based on meeting a minimum number of registrations in order to run. Full refunds will be made if a class is cancelled due to less than minimum enrollment.
A $25 fee will be charged for any cancellation or transfer of your registration from one class to another. Refunds will only be issued for withdrawals made at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the camp. The registration fee is non-refundable.
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Classes for Teens & Adults
Classes for Adults are mostly available in the Fall, Winter, and Spring Semesters.We do have some special offerings in the Summer for adults. Summer workshops are short in duration to offer flexibility for busy summer schedules. During the other times of year, a wider variety of subjects are offered including painting, drawing, ceramics, dance, sculpture, and photography.
Please understand that classes are based on meeting a minimum number of registrations in order to run. Full refunds will be made if a class is cancelled due to less than minimum enrollment.
A $25 fee will be charged for any cancellation or transfer of your registration from one class to another. Refunds will only be issued for withdrawals made at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the class. The registration fee is non-refundable.

Private Instruction
Evolution Arts Center offers private art and music instruction in both the visual and performing arts. Private Instruction is ideal for students seeking intensive one-on-one interaction with a qualified instructor and is tailored to the individual’s needs. Courses of study can be determined by student’s personal wishes, admission requirements or left to the discretion of the instructor. Private instruction fees are as follows:
$25-$30 A HALF HOUR
For a list of current private instructors, contact EvoArts at 717-447-2858 and we will email you a list.
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