Kurth Hall

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Sammons Center for the Arts

https://www.sammonsartcenter.org 3630 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75219, USA

Michael Cook
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Listing updated 11/15/19 • Added 11/15/19

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Dimensions 49 x 26 ft.
Square Footage 1280 sq. ft.
Ceiling Height 18 ft.
Max Occupancy 150 persons
Accessibility ADA compliant
Accessible parking
Accessible entrance
Accessible restroom
Freight elevator
Parking Onsite parking (free)
Parking garage / parking lot nearby
Lighting Natural lighting
Other lighting
Walls Sheetrocked and smooth
Flooring Wood floors
Sprung wood
Seating Raked seating
Flexible seating

Performance, Rehearsal, Meetings / Meetups, Workshops / Classes, Events, Readings


Dance, Theater, Music


Many of our tenant organizations have ongoing weekly rehearsals; those dates are booked for them in advance of the calendar being opened to non-tenant organizations. We typically have a lot of available DAYTIME slots, but evening and weekend slots are more tightly scheduled. Summer dates are typically much more available than September-May dates.

The Space

Kurth Hall is a beautiful and intimate recital hall, suitable for recitals, performances, meetings, seminars, workshops, theater, dances, and special events.

Dimensions: 1200 square feet
Capacity: Performance or lecture seating for 150
Features: Excellent acoustics, a sprung hardwood floor, and vaulted ceiling. Steinway L grand piano available.

Hourly Rental

$30 – $150 per hour

Rates vary by event type and organization type. Please contact our office to discuss your event!

Daily Rental

$180 – $1500 per day

Rates vary by event type and organization type. Please contact our office to discuss your event!

Rental Requirements

501(c)(3) nonprofit organization status is required for rental for most activities. We can occasionally make exceptions for art-related activities, such as piano teacher recitals or yoga workshops.

Rules & Regulations
Cancellation Policy

For events (performances, recitals, special events, etc.) a damage deposit and a portion of the room rental fee is required to hold the date, and the balance is due 30 days in advance of the event.

The Basics
Utilities included
Shared bathrooms
Air conditioned
Wireless Internet
Utility / work sink
Sound system
Tables and chairs
Performance piano
Alcohol allowed
Self catering allowed
Additional Info

Beer and wine only allowed. Catering requires an Additional Insured statement from the caterer's insurance. Chairs and tables are free for use, but organizations must setup and break down.

Sammons Center for the Arts

3630 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75219, USA
Availability Calendar (off-site)

The Building

The Sammons Center for the Arts is known as an “Arts Incubator” but is more like a “Greenhouse” for small performing arts groups. Located in the Historic Turtle Creek Pump station, a Dallas Landmark, we serve as the home for 14 arts organizations representing every performing arts discipline. More than 90 additional arts organizations also regularly use the Center’s services and facilities for rehearsals, meetings, performances, auditions, and special events.


Office hours Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 5:00 PM

Facility activity hours Monday through Friday 9 AM to 10:30 PM (or as booked). Saturday hours 9 AM to midnight. Sunday hours 9 AM to 9 PM.


Free on-site parking, with an overflow lot at Harry Hines and Houston Street. On-site lot has 58 striped spaces; overflow lot has 37 striped spaces. Valet parkers are required (at user expense) are required for any event with more than 100 attendees.

Public Transportation

Close to Market Center DART train station. There is a bus stop at the end of the Sammons Center's driveway.


Due to the historic nature of the building, some parts of the building require the use of an alternate entrance, but all rooms are accessible. There are special bathroom facilities on two floors to accommodate wheelchairs and helpers.


We have 24-hour recorded cameras within the facility, and a monitored alarm system.

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Listing updated 11/15/19 • Added 11/15/19

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