Every event at the Arch is designed to reflect your personal style and
touch – including unique culinary creations with timeless art all set in
a dramatic, historic venue. In addition to arrangements for food,
service and venue set-up, the Staff will make detailed arrangements for
your event including flower and decorations, music, entertainment,
audio-visual equipment and transportation.
- Versatility. From small corporate gatherings, elegant weddings
or your charity benefit events, the Arch will create a memorable event.
- Prime location. The Arch is minutes from downtown hotels and
within walking distance to nightlife and restaurants in Indianapolis’
premier cultural district.
- Historic charm. Architectural elements that date back to the
1890s include original stunning architectural wood beams, masonry,
exposed brick walls and wooden beams.
- Ambiance. Handpicked fixtures and fine art make an event at The Arch memorable, down to the last cocktail napkin.
The Arch at Chatham is a unique and inspiring venue for corporate and
individual events that serves the Massachusetts Avenue and Chatham Arch
neighborhoods. It is an accessible gathering place for cultural
enrichment through the visual arts and a focal point of the
Neighborhood’s First Friday Gallery Walk providing exceptional amenities
in a historical setting. Visit the Snappening spaces tab
to find out about the spaces available for your event!
Some of the events we can help you plan include:
- Wedding rehearsal dinners
- Wedding receptions
- Birthday parties
- Fashion shows
- Non-profit galas & fundraisers
- Art shows
- Graduation parties
- Sports parties
- Team dinners
- Anniversary celebrations
- Holiday parties
- Trade association meetings and special events
- Corporate meetings and corporate retreats
The Arch wants you to have flexibility with your dining choices. We
have carefully selected caterers that are able to provide you with the
best dining options Indianapolis has to offer. Through their many years
of experience, the caterers have shown a commitment to excellence by
offering fantastic food coupled with exceptional service. We will assist
you with the various options that each caterer offers along with the
convenience to contract with them directly. Pricing will vary based on
caterer and meal options selected.
The Arch at Chatham is a committed to art and the people who love
it! With a rotating collection of timeless art and paintings, Arch at
Chatham has positioned itself as a gathering point for the area’s
artists and art lovers and is a stop along the neighborhood’s First
Friday Gallery Tours. Arch at Chatham provides space for artists to
display and sell their works as well as a venue where residents and
patrons can mingle while sipping one-of-a-kind cocktails and sampling
delicious hors d’oeuvres from one of Mass Ave’s premier dining establishments.
While attending First Fridays you may preview the upcoming art auction
presented by Jackson's Auction Company, the premier art auction company
in the Midwest. Jackson's Auction Company provides the auction method of
marketing for the public to buy and invest in Art. Jackson's Auction
holds over 100 auction records for Indiana Art sold at Auction. If you
are a serious or novice art collector, the auction method of purchasing
art has a long and rich history in art valuation, collecting and
A Note about First Fridays: First Fridays are a great way to sample the Arch at Chatham for your own event and will provide you with a preview experience of what your event might look or feel like in the space. We recommend you feel free to stop by during a First Friday experience anytime between 6 - 10 p.m. and work directly with one of our venue managers to arrange a brief site tour and ask specific questions.
Monday – Thursday evening rentals $1,000
Friday – Saturday rentals $2,500
Sunday rentals $1,500
Non-Profit + Philanthropic Rentals
The Arch at Chatham is open to discussing exclusive non-profit or charity rates for select groups based on venue availability and the organization's needs. Please contact us directly for such requests.
The Arch has tables, chairs, tablecloths, and linens all available to rent. We are pleased to assist with any additional details.