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We want you to have access to tools and a framework for thinking about your needs and what you want long-term.

Affordable Venues For Short-Term Use

The Excelsior | Geneva Powerhouse

The Geneva Powerhouse is a performance, exhibit, meeting, and event arts and culture venue in San Francisco’s Outer Mission neighborhood. Located steps from Balboa Park BART, and MUNI lines 8, 54, 43 and 49, this historic building is a beautiful canvas for your next event or gathering.

Tenderloin | CounterPulse

CounterPulse is an award-winning art and community facility with a black box theater, studio, and project space to choose from for your next rehearsal, class, or event. Centrally located one-block from Powell Street Station in downtown San Francisco, their intimate space is ready to support your projects and ideas.

Downtown Oakland | Oakstop

Oakstop offers a variety of space options for events, meetings, classes, photo/video production, and large conferences in 5 centrally located areas in Oakland and 1 in Richmond for convenient access.

SoMa | 447 Minna

Located a block and a half south of the Powell Street BART station, the historic Dempster Building at 447 Minna Street offers affordable workspace (performance, exhibition, meeting and office spaces), with subsidized rates for nonprofits and hyperlocal arts and culture groups and community organizations. Stewarded as a cultural community hub by CAST, we welcome a range of arts and cultural practices spanning from visual arts to performing arts, contemporary to experimental, and everything in between

Mayfair | School of Arts and Culture

The School of Arts and Culture at the Mexican Heritage Plaza is a beautiful and serene oasis located in the heart of San Jose. It is a place of education, culture, and community that celebrates the rich diversity of Silicon Valley. Offering 14 spaces, including a pavilion, an expansive plaza, lush gardens, a world-class theater and more intimate spaces for classes or dance rehearsals. An ideal location to have a wedding, an intimate meeting, a conference, a family celebration, and any other type of event.

For Mid to Long-Term Use

Before embarking on the journey of finding a permanent space or one for a longer period, we ask key questions to understand your needs and priorities.

Please fill out the form below to see if CAST may be a good fit for your project, and we’ll contact you with next steps.

Community Partners

If we’re unable to take on a project, we do our best to connect you with resources to address your needs and advance your goals.

Here is a list of close partners to support you with navigating your real estate and financial needs:


Photo: Kultivate Labs Founder & Executive Director Desi Danganan

Art: Cherisse Alcantara

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