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Walk in Art Center

220 Parkway Avenue
Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania 17972

350Largest Group
2Meeting Rooms
N/AOvernight Guests
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  • Walk In Art Center's Main Gallery, a transformed shoe factory.Walk In Art Center's Main Gallery, a transformed shoe factory.
  • Walk In Art Center's Main Gallery, a transformed shoe factory.Walk In Art Center's Main Gallery, a transformed shoe factory.
  • Walk In Art Center's Main Gallery, a transformed shoe factory.Walk In Art Center's Main Gallery, a transformed shoe factory.
  • Walk In Art Center's Main Gallery, a transformed shoe factory.Walk In Art Center's Main Gallery, a transformed shoe factory.

  • Walk In Art Center's Main Gallery, a transformed shoe factory. Unique SpaceWalk In Art Center's Main Gallery, a transformed shoe factory. Unique Space
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When you select The Main Gallery at The Walk In Art Center Pennsylvania event venue, you are selecting a venue rich in history and art appreciation. Old and new come together in a historic building that was formerly The Walk In Shoe Factory. This unforgettable setting features artist studios, exhibition space and an art gallery designed for weddings, parties and special events. Designers carefully kept the rich history of the building in mind as beautiful new features were added to artistically create an inspiring Pennsylvania event space like no other in our area.

The combination of old meets new in a space that kept its integrity of a turn of the century shoe factory - The Main Gallery. As you walk through the incredible Pennsylvania event venue you feel the creativity flowing from the artists studios and the three galleries that are housed in the 10,000+ square foot space. 

Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
Reading, Harrisburg, Allentown, Hazelton, Wilkes Barre, Lancaster, Pottsville, Lebanon, Hershey
Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
Allentown / 40
Parking Onsite:
Rental inquiries are encouraged.
Room Type(s):
Main Gallery, Classroom
Bath Type(s):
Restroom facilities
ADA Accessible:
Largest Group:
Number of Meeting & Event Rooms:
Largest Classroom Style:
Traditional College Classroom
Largest Theatre Style:
Number of Overnight Guests:
Portable Big Screen TV Sound System Projector Available Microphone Soundsystem
Onsite Wireless Internet:
Onsite A/V Staff:
Food & Beverage:
Not on premises, but we encourage renters to book the caterers and bartenders of their choice.
Alcohol Permitted:
Complete Meeting Package:
Special Rates and Packages:
Discounted rate for non-profit organizations
Rental Policies:
Capacity: The capacity of the Main Gallery is 350 (240 seated). Under no circumstance may Lessee cause this capacity to be exceeded during the Rental Period. Included in the Rental Period fees are the tables and chairs to seat 240 people. Catering: The WIAC does not have an exclusive agreement with a caterer. WIAC can provide you with a recommended vendor list so that you are aware of the caterers WIAC has worked with and has had successful results with. If you choose to use a caterer outside of our list, WIAC asks that WIAC has a chance to meet with them prior to the event so that they understand how to use our building to the best of their abilities. WIAC suggests a walkthrough of the building with all prospected vendors prior to the event. These site visits can be scheduled during normal operating hours. Any caterer will have use of the Main Galley’s prep kitchen and bar, including refrigerator and coolers. While there is no ice machine, there is a freezer that can be used to store ice. In addition to the guest elevator, vendors may use the freight elevator with prior arrangements. Alcohol: All alcohol must stop being served, sold or otherwise furnished 45 minutes prior to the end time of your event. Under no circumstance may an underage individual or a visibly intoxicated individual be served, sold or otherwise furnished with any alcohol. All alcohol must be served by a professional bar service with licenses and insurance. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE IS ALCOHOL PERMITTED TO LEAVE THE MAIN GALLERY. THE WIAC DOES NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY TO MONITOR, REGULATE OR CONTROL THE SERVICE, SALE OR FURNISHING OF ANY ALCOHOL. Décor / Set-Up: The Main Gallery has been recently modified and updated. Due to these renovations, décor that will cause permanent markings or holes in the Main Gallery are not permitted under any circumstance. The only suitable hanging area is from the I-beams on the ceiling. You are welcome to decorate the beams that are placed throughout the room. Included in the Rental Period fees are string lighting on ceiling, windows and center poles. Miscellaneous: All personal and other items belonging to the lessee and vendors, guests, etc. must be removed from the WIAC property at the end of the event All garbage including boxes must be taken to the WIAC dumpster located in the interior parking lot. All WIAC garbage cans must be emptied and returned to the WIAC Main Gallery All drinks, food, favors, centerpieces must be removed from tables at the end of the event All candles must be extinguished and removed from WIAC Main Gallery at the end of the event WIAC tables and chairs are to remain set up If linens were ordered through the WIAC they may remain on the tables The WIAC Main Gallery does not lock and items left after the event are the lessee’s responsibility and not the responsibility of the WIAC.
(570) 732-3728
Ideally Suited For:
Corporate Social Events
Family Reunion
Leisure travel
Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat
Wedding Ceremony/Reception

Event Spaces

Meeting RoomDescriptionsSquare Footage
Second Floor Classroom

Classroom (2nd Floor) at Walk In Art Center Our classroom is located on the second floor of the Walk In Art Center. It is the perfect space for learning, featuring large dry erase boards, 13 draftsman style tables and chairs. This space can also accomodate our 8ft foot buffet tables and can be setup for more seating upon request. Our portable flatscreen tv, projector and projection screen may also be used in the space.

The Main Gallery at Walk In Art Center (3rd Floor) The Main Gallery is our premiere event venue. It boasts original hardwood flooring, high ceilings and design that preserves the architecture of this historical building. The lighting creates a memorable ambience. It is both an art gallery and event venue and is the perfect backdrop to your special event. A large bar, galley and prep kitchen are on the premises. Our restrooms are handicap accesible and conveniently located within the Main Gallery.



Table & Chair Setup Whether you are looking to host a wedding, fundraiser or any other special event, we want our guests to have a positive experience. Part of the Walk In Art Center experience is convenience for our renters. We handle table and chair setup according to your floor plan. We have 50- 8ft banquet tables with 8 chairs at each, 15- round sweetheart tables with 4 chairs at each and 11- hightop cocktail style tables.


Our Technology We have the following equipment available:
Flat screen tv for presentations.
DVD Player
Sound System
Microphones (both cordless and headset)
Projection Screen
Free WiFi

Talk to a Venue Specialist: 1-877-244-6110