Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment Est. 2004

2211 Seminole Drive, Huntsville, Alabama, United States

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Lowe-r your guard and gather up your real-goods, this historical facility has space for everyone you know (and then some).
Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment is America’s largest independent center for the arts. With over 120 working artists, small businesses, restaurants, and live performance venues, this huge historic textile mill is now a rising home for music, art, and culture and any sweet celebration you can dream up.
The Lowdown
Type
Art Gallery
Banquet Hall / Event Facility
Historic Building
Other
Theatre
Views
Cityscape
Courtyard
Style
Casual
Cultural
Industrial
Traditional
Vintage
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Baby Shower
Bachelor / Bachelorette Party
Birthday Party
Bridal Shower
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
LGBT Weddings

Venue Setting

Lowe Mill is a regular host of third-party events and could be the perfect location for your party, performance, wedding, photography session, or anything else you can dream up! With several event locations throughout our huge historical facility, chances are we have a rental space to fit your event’s needs. First Floor Connector Room: The 4,400 sq. ft. connector room is part of beautiful Lowe Mill-a historic building in Huntsville that holds studios for over 100 artists. When renting the connector room you will get a sense of this industrial appeal with it’s large windows and red brick walls. This room has provided space for many events including award shows, community help events, pet adoption events, fashion shows, beer tastings, birthday parties, reunions, advertising expos, art shows, music concerts and many more! Railroad Room #2 is Lowe Mill’s newest and exciting rental space. It is located just beyond our beautiful courtyard on the south side of the property. The 2,200 sq. ft. space is partially covered and has a concrete floor – perfect for your next outdoor party or barbeque. The Lowe Mill Grounds is Lowe Mill’s largest outdoor venue space. This space includes access to the entire inside parking lot, use of both grass areas, use of our long loading dock and use of Railroad Room #2 (see above). It also includes the use of our 1st floor connector room (see above). The Lowe Mill Grounds is great for performances, festivals or one huge party! The view from the Dock is particularly impressive overlooking downtown Huntsville and Monte Sano Mountain. An added perk is to be shadowed by Lowe Mill’s color-changing water tower. The third floor photography space is perfect for your special photography shoot. Large old mill windows shine light into the space which help naturally brighten up your photos, and the red brick walls will give any style photo a great background. It has plenty of space, 750 sq. ft., for a shoot from solo to group and great for videos too. In addition to this space, we do allow photographers to shoot on our premises for the same rental fee as the room. All shoots of any kind must be set up by appointment ahead of time.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Additional Charges

Lowe Mill Grounds to include First Floor Connector, Railroad Room #2, East Lawn and East Dock / $4,000.00 First Floor Connector Private Party Rental: $500.00 twelve hour rental (12 p.m. - 12 a.m.) Wedding Party Rental: $1000.00 twelve hour rental (12 p.m. - 12 a.m.) Railroad Space # 2 / Private Party Rental: $300.00 twelve hour rental (12 p.m.- 12 a.m.) Wedding Party Rental: $1000.00 twelve hour rental (12 p.m. - 12 a.m.) Third floor photography space (not climate controlled) $30.00 per hour North Wing Classroom/ Seats up to 70 students $60.00 per hour A cleaning deposit is required witch matches the rental rate. 90% of said deposit will be returned to you when the room is returned to its original condition

Insurance

Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event

Capacity

Seated
1000
Buffet
N/A
Standing
4000
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2004
Curfew
12 AM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Can Select The Caterer Of Their Choice
Alcohol
BYO Permitted – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol
Licensed Server Is Required
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Eco/Green Events
Yes
Pet-Friendly Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Amenities
  • Wifi
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment is the largest privately owned arts facility in the United States. It is a constantly expanding creative center in Huntsville, Alabama, providing patrons with art, music, performances, food, and much more. Housed in an old cotton mill, Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment has a rich history and a unique industrial feel. For five years and counting the Mill has supported a diverse creative community dedicated to the free expression of the arts in Huntsville, and we continue to grow, interact, and inspire. Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment features over 200 artists in 125 working studioss, where patrons are welcome to come in, talk with the artists, see them work, and purchase art. From painters to potters, textiles to cigar box guitar makers, there is guaranteed to be something for everyone. Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment provides a space for the community to experience art, interact with artists and explore new aspects of the creative realm. Located on the second floor of Lowe Mill is the Flying Monkey Arts, the first tenants of the Mill. The Flying Monkey is a collective of artists, performers, and other creative minds. Artists’ studios line the hall of the second floor featuring a variety of unique, handmade work of all different mediums. At the end of the hall is the Flying Monkey Theatre, an intimate theatre that provides music, plays, comedy, burlesque, swing dance, and more on any given weekend. There are also seven different art galleries throughout the building featuring new artists every two months. We host receptions for each artists along with artist talks, demonstrations, and luncheons. These galleries allow us to bring in out of town artists and display their art in a place that is accessible to the community. If you find something that you want to learn, or hone your particular craft, many of the artists at Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment offer classes that are open to the public that teach anything from basic drawing to advanced painting and sculpting. Or, if you are interested in learning more about the arts, visit us for our artist exhibits that feature new artists on all three floors each month where the community is invited to meet and talk with the artists, or join us for our monthly art critiques. Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment is an incubator for small businesses, housing several throughout the building that are becoming staples in the Huntsville community, such as Happy Tummy, Tangled Strings, Vertical House Records, Karma Rags and more. We invite you to visit these fantastic businesses and explore the rest of the building at your leisure.
Celebration Locations
First Floor Connector:
The 4,400 sq. ft. connector room is part of beautiful Lowe Mill-a historic building in Huntsville that holds studios for over 100 artists. When renting the connector room you will get a sense of this industrial appeal with it’s large windows and red brick walls. This room has provided space for many events including award shows, community help events, pet adoption events, fashion shows, beer tastings, birthday parties, reunions, advertising expos, art shows, music concerts and many more!
- Max Capacity: 300-400
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Railroad Room #2:
Railroad Room #2 is Lowe Mill’s newest and exciting rental space. It is located just beyond our beautiful courtyard on the south side of the property. The 2,200 sq. ft. space is partially covered and has a concrete floor – perfect for your next outdoor party or barbeque.
- Max Capacity: 100
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Lowe Mill Classroom/Meeting Space:
The classroom is part of the buildings new North Wing. This 70 seat classroom has chairs, tables, dry erase boards a TV and a podium. Perfect for meetings, classes, workshops, and more.
- Max Capacity: 70
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Lowe Mill Grounds:
he Lowe Mill Grounds is Lowe Mill’s largest outdoor venue space. This space includes access to the entire inside parking lot, use of both grass areas, use of our long loading dock and use of Railroad Room #2 (see above). It also includes the use of our 1st floor connector room (see above). The Lowe Mill Grounds is great for performances, festivals or one huge party! The view from the Dock is particularly impressive overlooking downtown Huntsville and Monte Sano Mountain. An added perk is to be shadowed by
- Max Capacity: 5,000
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Third Floor Photography Space:
The third floor photography space is perfect for your special photography shoot. Large old mill windows shine light into the space which help naturally brighten up your photos, and the red brick walls will give any style photo a great background. It has plenty of space, 750 sq. ft., for a shoot from solo to group and great for videos too. In addition to this space, we do allow photographers to shoot on our premises for the same rental fee as the room. All shoots of any kind must be set up by appointment ahe
- Max Capacity: 10-15
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
Happy Tummy is the on site restaurant which makes specialty sandwiches and wraps. Chef Will is our stationary food truck on site that has vegan and vegetarian friendly fresh-made cuisine. Pizzelle's is the chocolate shop on site, with incredibly unique and delicious treats.
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