The Agricultural Research & Technology Building (ARTB) represents a unique partnership between Washington State University and the agricultural community of northwestern Washington. The construction and renovation efforts represent many years of planning, fundraising, and hard work culminating in a modern, efficient research and meeting facility.
Washington State University Business Policies & Procedures provide the basis for offering services and/or renting space at our Center. Fees charged to cover expenses for building operations and maintenance are applied to administration, audio-visual, care of grounds, custodial and utility, environmental safety, repairs, security, and/or supervision costs. See our Sustainability page for our policies around sustainability.
Our business hours are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. We are closed on holidays and weekends.
If you will need access to the building during non-business hours, please indicate this on the reservation request form.
Reservation requests for the Sakuma Auditorium, Kitchen, Meeting Rooms, Conference Rooms, and other facilities are made online using the request form immediately below.
We thank you for choosing the Sakuma Auditorium for your upcoming event. WSU Mount Vernon NWREC is a green facility, please use compostable tableware if you are serving food; compostable tableware is available at an additional charge. We also provide at no charge a water dispenser or pitchers, please do not bring bottled water.