The David Brower Center hosts low-impact, environmentally responsible events in stylish convening spaces. We are perfect for a wide range of private and public events, including fundraisers, conferences, receptions, and meetings.

Why rent at the Brower Center?

  • Affordable – We offer a 40 percent discount to all nonprofit, educational and governmental groups.
  • Simple – We handle on-site logistics so you can focus on planning a great event.
  • Environmentally conscious – All rooms are designed with attractive, non-toxic and sustainable materials.
  • Advanced – Equipment is high-quality and features audio reinforcement by world-renowned, Berkeley-based Meyer Sound.
  • Flexible – Rooms can be rented individually or together, and are available for both daytime and evening events.
  • Convenient – In addition to onsite public parking, the Center is two blocks from the Downtown Berkeley BART station and multiple bus lines.

Our Spaces


Goldman Theater

Our largest convening space, the Goldman Theater is ideal for film screenings, lectures, author appearances, forums, and awards ceremonies.

Hazel Wolf Gallery & Lobby

Featuring artwork from prominent local and national artists, the Hazel Wolf Gallery is a perfect space for your next reception.

Kinzie Conference Room

The Kinzie Room is best suited for intimate classes, meetings, or breakout sessions.

Tamalpais Room

Easily the Brower Center’s most versatile space, the Tamalpais Room is ideal for a variety of special events, meetings, seminars or presentations.

The Terrace

With views of the Berkeley hills and stunning landscape design, the Terrace is a great space for a cocktail mixer, meal seating, or for informal gatherings.