Private Events and Rentals

Rent The Next Picture Show (TNPS) for your next personal or professional event. TNPS provides a unique space surrounded by original works of art in the heart of Dixon’s downtown. Weddings, corporate events, private parties, bridal showers, and more will come to life at TNPS.

There is free parking in downtown Dixon, and people with disabilities can get to any event in the main gallery.


Main-level Gallery rental:

  • TNPS member: $250.00, Non-member: $300.00
  • The final balance is due within ten days after the event.

A 25% deposit and a signed rental agreement (download below) are due upon booking your event. With a signed rental agreement, the renter may use the following: rectangle tables (10), chairs (65), tablecloths, and kitchen area (no stove).

Note: Round tables are available through Dixon’s ACE Hardware. The renter must make arrangements for delivery and pick up.

Bar Services

The renter may purchase water, soft drinks, beer, and wine for guest consumption from TNPS; a TNPS-paid bartender is required to run the bar. Bartenders are $50 each.

The renter shall not permit the consumption, mixing, or sale of alcoholic beverages on the premises unless​ there has been prior approval from TNPS. Minors under 21 cannot be served alcoholic beverages. Under the terms of our liquor license, no outside liquor of any type may be carried into TNPS by the renter, renter’s guests, or caterer.

Rental Agreement

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