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About Our Space

The DAAC's new home at 1553 Plainfiled Ave is in the Creston Neighborhood of Grand Rapids, Michigan. We are proud to be part of this thriving, funky, & caring art district.


  • COVID Capacity: 45 people. Masks are required by all attendees (subject to change). READ COVID-19 HANDBOOK HERE
  • PPE such as face masks, shields, thermometers, gloves, hand sanitizer, disinfectant spray
  • Four benches + other various seating options
  • Six 6-foot folding tables (extra fee)
  • Fifty 300lb weight capacity chairs (extra fee)
  • Power strips, extension cords
  • 100mb Upload/Download Fiber Internet
  • Heated & Air Conditioned
  • Accessible entrance
  • 2 gender neutral bathrooms
  • Drinking fountain with bottle filler (only bottle filler is available due to COVID)
  • Artist sink
  • Mini-fridge
  • Mocrowave
  • Coffee Brewer & Schuil Sparrows coffee (extra fee)
  • Electric kettle & Golden Hour teas (extra fee)

Venue Capabilities

  • 12' x 16' Platform with ramp
  • Yamaha MG16XU 16-channel mixer
  • 8-channel snake
  • 3 QSC K12 Speakers
  • 3 QSC K12 Monitors 
  • 3 DI boxes
  • 8 Microphone Stands & XLR Cables
  • 4 SM58's
  • 4 SM57's
  • Drum mics
  • DVD player
  • Vankyo V630 Projector: 
    Inputs: 1 VGA, 1 USB, 1 powered USB, 1 AV, 1 SD Card, 2 HDMI, We also have an HDMI-Lightning adapter
    Outputs: 1/8 inch stereo

DAAC Platform and Ramp DAAC platform-collapsed

Gallery Capabilities

  • 7 art hanging rails (4 in performance space, 3 in lobby)
  • Juno gallery spot lights (12 in performance space, 12 in lobby)
  • 3 moving panels for additional art hanging

Floor Plan

Image of the DAAC's Floor Plan, entrances, exits


  • Temporary load in/load out parking is allowed on Saunders directly across from the DAAC's entrance.
  • 2 parking lot agreements have been formed - shown as big green areas on map:

    • Neighboring church, Berean Baptist, is allowing us to use their parking lot between Saunders & Sweet.
    • Star Collision's owner has allowed our patrons to park in their lot across Plainfield when they are not open.
  • There are many other street parking spaces available shown in green.
  • Our only request is not to park in Quinn & Tuite's parking lot to the south of the building (red).

Green = OK to Park

Red = Bad to Park

DAAC Parking