The Glass Room

Room Features & Amenities

Why is it called The Glass Room? Custom glass pieces were cut to order in this space.

  • 576 square feet
  • Industrial metal chairs (40)
  • 6’ round tables (5)
  • 8’ buffet table (1)
  • 65” smart TV (technology add on required for use)
  • Vintage chalkboard
  • Original concrete flooring
  • Ceiling sound buffers
  • Garbage & recycling
  • Private Handicap accessible bathroom

Pricing

Monday – Thursday
$45 per hour per room
3 hour minimum

Friday – Sunday
$65 per hour per room
3 hour minimum

*Recurring meetings please inquire

(Spaces rent in full hour increments only)

Floor Plans and Layouts

Frequently Asked Questions

We are looking forward to hosting your event at Art’s Place. We’ve created this helpful list of FAQ’s, but if you have further questions please reach out to hello@compassoccasions.com or call 320-234-2787 (ARTS).

The Show Room:

  • 825 square feet
  • 2’ wide high top tables with black spandex linen (3)
  • 3’ round seated pub table (6)
  • Red banquet chairs (30)
  • 12’ built in granite buffet with 12 outlets
  • 10’ original built in wooden bookshelf for displays
  • 65” smart TV (technology add on required for use)
  • Original hardwood flooring
  • Garbage & recycling
  • Private entrance from 1st Ave. (South Entrance)

The Shop

  • 1054 square feet
  • 6’ round tables (6)
  • Industrial metal chairs (48)
  • 8’ buffet tables (2)
  • 7’ wine barrel bar
  • Sink & shelf behind wine barrel bar
  • Original concrete floor
  • Large barn fan
  • Garage door (option to open depending on weather)
  • Garbage & recycling
  • Private entrance from North parking lot (North entrance)

The Mezzanine

  • 7 lounge chairs
  • 8.5’ handmade table with 8 chairs
  • Large sink
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Large mirror
  • Garbage & recycling
  • Accessible by staircase in The Shop

The Glass Room

  • 576 square feet
  • Industrial metal chairs (40)
  • 6’ round tables (5)
  • 8’ buffet table (1)
  • 65” smart TV (technology add on required for use)
  • Vintage chalkboard
  • Original concrete flooring
  • Ceiling sound buffers
  • Garbage & recycling
  • Private Handicap accessible bathroom
  • The Show Room: 40 guests with upgraded layout
  • The Shop: 72 seated guests with upgraded layout
  • The Mezzanine: 15 seated guests in standard layout
  • The Glass Room: 40 seated guests in standard layout

Yes, please inquire how this could be accommodated for each space. A room modification starts at $100 per room.

Yes, we have 4 available spaces, so please be aware other events could be happening at the same time if you have not rented the entire building. Keep in mind, you will be able to hear the other events and will share a bathroom.

Each of the 3 main level spaces have 2 doors which can be closed to separate the spaces. They also each have a private entrance/exit. The only area guests would come into contact with another event would be near the restrooms for The Shop and The Show Room.

We have a 3 hour minimum for events. We make an exception for recurring meetings during the week.

This is not an option unless you have rented the space. Please keep in mind you need to include time for setting up and tear down of your event. We only rent in full hour increments, so no ½ or ¼ hour options.

You would need to be cleaned up and all guests out of the building no later than midnight. We recommend ending your party at 11:00 PM.

  • Patio upgrade
    • + $100 you get 4 pub tables with 3 metal chairs and 3 high top tables. They can be set up along the West or South side of the building. If it rains or it is too hot you forfeit the deposit.
  • Kitchen upgrade
    • + $65 flat rate. The kitchen is first come first serve. Keep in mind it is only a prep kitchen. Food cannot be cooked on site.
  • Technology package
    • + $65 flat rate. You will have access to our smart TV, microphone, and speaker system to play music. You need to bring your own device and streaming service.
  • Room layout/alteration
    • Each room price is listed at the DIY level which means they are set as is. In the event you wish to have a room altered or upgraded with more seating, the charge starts at $100 per room. Please inquire for a quote.
  • Linens
    • The Show Room includes black spandex linens on the 3 high top tables. You can add black or white lines for $10 each for the seated tables or black linens for the buffet tables. They do not come pressed.

The Show Room includes black spandex linens on the 3 high top tables. You can add black or white lines for $10 each for the seated tables or black linens for the buffet tables. They do not come pressed.

Yes, please make sure to include enough time for set up and tear down. The spaces are rented by the hour. As outlined in our contract, if you are late leaving the space, we charge $50 per half hour per space if you extend past your rental time. We also offer decorating packages starting at $50.

We will provide a detailed check in and check out list the week of your event. It is also located above the light switches in the building.

  • You will receive an email the week of your event outlining check in. You will be provided a code or doors will unlock 10 min before your event start time. Also please remind your guests if they arrive early, doors may be locked.
  • When locking up make sure the door is securely pushed closed or you will get a flashing red x.

While we recommend it for every event, the only events we require it for are those where guests plan to serve alcohol. You must list Compass Occasions on the insurance form and send it to us before your event.

Unless you have added our event staff during your event, no one will be available to assist. We will provide you with an emergency contact should you have questions. If you need the temperature adjusted, please text the phone number listed by the thermostat.

We would love to show you around. We hold a monthly open house event. Please check out our Facebook page for our next event. We do not offer weekend tours as the spaces are often occupied with events.

  • Read through our brochures & contract..
  • Send an email to hello@compassoccasions.com with which package, date, time, (keep in mind set up and tear down time) the space(s) you are interested in & any additional add on/upgrade items.
  • If available, we will send you a contract through email & an invoice through Quickbooks with your non-refundable deposit  amount to secure your date. You have 7 days to return BOTH your contract and deposit or your date is forfeited. We will not reach out to you about the expiration of your contract. If something comes up, please communicate this to us or your date will be released without notification to you.
  • You can sign the contact online and email it to hello@compassoccasions.com or print it and mail it to:
    Compass Occasions
    1287 Denver Ave SW
    Hutchinson MN 55350
  • 1 month before your event date, your final payment is due. If you book less than a month from your date, payment is due in full.

We offer Venmo, cash, or check as options for payment. Venmo must be paid in full and there is a fee.

We do not reschedule events in the event of weather. Unfortunately, your payment is forfeited.

Please refer to our contract. Deposits/retainers/payments to Compass Occasions are never refunded. 50% of your total bill is required for all rentals of Art’s Place to secure your date as a non-refundable deposit. Each of our services also require 50% non-refundable deposits. (ie: decor, planning, add ons, ala carte)

Yes, you are welcome to. Please consider renting our prep kitchen.

Yes, we have a recommended list if you are interested. You may be required to rent the kitchen.

Please inquire as there are special permits you are required to get in some circumstances.

Yes, we require event insurance and for Compass Occasions to be named on the policy for beer and wine (seltzers) If you would prefer to serve hard alcohol, you are required to hire a licensed bartending service. Hutchinson has MSSB and BWW to name a few

Yes, but you may need to rent the entire building. Please inquire.

No, as of 6/1/21 masks are no longer required. This could change, so please check the MN Department of Health for updates as we reflect the governor’s orders.

Please review our COVID-19 preparedness plan.

There is street parking on 1st Ave. The parking lot on the North side of the building is also a public lot. The parking lot SW of the building (Parking lot for Park Elementary) is available evenings and weekends. We are not responsible for vehicles in any of these areas. Please be aware of signage and only park overnight where permitted. There is a map below.

Please note, you may have a specific door to enter. Please note, you may have a specific door assigned to your event in the instance that multiple events are happening. We have them labeled:
The Show Room (South Entrance)
The Shop (North Entrance)

Art’s Place
35 1st Ave. SW
Hutchinson MN 55350

Yes. The deposit reflects your number of guests.. It starts at $500 and is returned if our space is left without damages or excessive mess.

Please refer to your contract for what is not allowed at Art’s Place.

Parking

Parking is located on the North side of the building in the city lot closest to our building. Please be aware of signage that indicates otherwise. Signage also indicates spots for overnight parking. Parking is also available on the South side of the building on 1st. Ave.

The parking lot for Park Elementary to the south west of the building is also available.

Decor Collections

$60 for each set of 6. They are all set up when you arrive and we tear them down after your event.