The Gargoyle


A versatile event space, the Gargoyle is located on the lower level of Mallinckrodt Center on the Danforth Campus.

Rental Fee

University-Administered Events No rental charge
Housekeeping fees may apply
University-Affiliated Personal Events $500 per day
Housekeeping fees may apply
Corporate/Community Events $600 per day
Includes housekeeping fees

Space Options

Standard Set: Table Seating for 120

Maximum seating for a buffet dinner: 184 (with dinner served from within 100A or Schoenberg Gallery)

Maximum seating theater style: 200 (facing the stage) 

Maximum capacity for a standing event (no tables): Fire code = 499 with NO furniture or obstructions 


Space Guidelines

  • Events hosted in these spaces must comply with the guidelines for all space rentals.
  • Loading dock access to this space is not guaranteed.
  • Clients may use the listed amenities below to set the room themselves.  All items must be returned to their proper place prior to the end of the reservation time to avoid an emergency rate post-clean.

Space Amenities

  • Fifteen 60 inch round tables with 8 chairs at each
  • 250 plastic stacking chairs
  • 9 additional 60 inch round tables
  • Twenty 6 foot x 30 inch mitylite tables
  • Built-in platform stage

Equipment and Audio-Visual Features

  • MP3 connection to house sound system
  • 2 wireless handheld microphones (discuss with your event coordinator)
  • Additional audio-visual equipment can be secured if arranged 2 weeks prior to your event date through your event coordinator
Additional Equipment and Services  Cost
Tier 1

Medium-level production set up for a simple band or group

  • Set up/tear down and 2 hours of tech time
  • 4 input points for wired microphones or instruments
  • Basic single color stage light
Tier 2

Large-scale concert production

  • Includes full house sound and lighting, set up and tear down
  • One professional engineer for up to 10 hours
  • Additional costs may be incurred to meet artist requirements
Small Projection Package

  • Projector
  • Screen 5×5
  • House sound system
  • Set-up and Tear-down
Additional hours of tech time $30/hour
Additional hours of tech time if scheduled within 2 weeks of the event $40/hour
Full Stage Lighting

  • Set up/tear down and 2 hours of tech time
Wireless Microphone Package

  • Up to 4 wireless microphones
  • Set up/tear down and 2 hours of tech time

It is advisable to request any necessary equipment as soon as possible and no less than 48 hours in advance. Equipment availability is not guaranteed.