Rentals & 
Private Parties


Conjure up an unforgettable experience at your next party.

The Looking Glass is the most unique party venue in Charlottesville. From exploring the enchanted Borogove Forest to creating your own works of art in the Dripstone Cave, your guests are sure to walk away inspired!

Host your company holiday party or invite your staff to a creative team-building exercise unlike any other. Celebrate your kiddo’s very merry un-birthday — or your own! Nobody is too old for our creative curiosities.

Whatever the occasion, planning your party inside the Looking Glass opens a portal to your most memorable event yet!


Two Spaces
Infinite Possibilities

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The Ix Art Park boasts expansive level outdoor spaces that combine nature and art to create a one of a kind experience located steps away from the bustling Downtown Mall and Charlottesville's top restaurants, shops, and hotels. 


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The Looking Glass Immersive art expereince offers a like no other back drop for your event. We can host up to 285 guests standing or 80 seated. As the only immersive space in Virginia, we promise you have never seen a space like this!

What's Included

All set up, takedown, tables and chairs, art supplies, and cleaning are included in your rental fee. We can provide an art teacher at no additional cost to guide your group in an artmaking project to take home or add to our museum’s many wonders. Or you can choose to simply set up supplies for some self-guided fun! Food and drink add-ons are available.