Event Rental

Extraordinary Spaces Inspired Events

Envision your event at Elmhurst Art Museum.

Award winning architecture. Expansive views of beautiful Wilder Park. And the iconic McCormick House—designed by modern master, Mies van der Rohe.

Weddings, Holiday Parties, Ceremonies, Corporate Events—and any other time you want to bring people together in a beautiful, sophisticated environment.

Please contact us at: events@elmhurstartmuseum.org for details and to schedule a tour of the museum space.

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At Your Event

The Museum can accommodate up to 150 people for a seated dinner and up to 200 for a cocktail reception. EAM galleries are open and available for your guests’ enjoyment during your event…and our experienced event staff is always happy to help.



EAM is pleased to offer catering by Chef By Request Catering, Tasty CateringFood for Thought, Marco’s Table Catering and Events, Truffleberry Market, Inspired Catering & Events, and SBR/True Cuisine.

If you have a caterer in mind who is not on the list, a $500 additional charge applies to the rental fee.

Rental Fees

WEEKEND EVENTS (Friday –Saturday- Sunday)
Hostetler Gallery $3,450
*Includes security, photo permit & artwork removal fees, 2 hours of gallery viewing, use of Skycube Pavilion & McCormick House (8-hour rental, 5 pm-1 am)
Hostetler Gallery Only $2,700
Cocktails or Dining Only - No Gallery Access – 55ppl or less (6-hour rental, 5 pm-11 pm)

Carney Gallery $750
Ceremonies only (4-hour rental, after 5 pm)
Skycube Pavilion $750
Ceremonies only (4-hour rental, after 5 pm)
WEEKDAY EVENTS (Monday – Thursday)
Hostetler Gallery $2,250
*Includes security, photo permit & art work removal, 2 hours of gallery viewing and use of Skycube Pavilion
(6-hour rental, 5 pm – 11 pm)
Carney Gallery $750
Ceremonies only (4-hour rental, after 5 pm)
Skycube Pavilion $750
Ceremonies only (4-hour rental, after 5 pm)

General Usage

The museum is available for rentals based on our exhibition schedule.  Elmhurst Art Museum welcomes weddings, private and corporate meetings, parties, memorial services and special celebrations. EAM reserves the right of refusal for rental events that do not comply with Museum policies.

Elmhurst Art Museum welcomes the opportunity to advance public recognition and awareness of the visual arts, Museum programs, and collection by opening our facilities for event rentals. Elmhurst Art Museum’s event rentals augment the Museum’s mission by opening our facilities for events after normal operational hours, allowing the public access to the exhibition space and architecturally significant facility during events. Rental privileges are extended to Individuals, social clubs and organizations, corporations, businesses, and non-profit organizations.

Rentals for photo and video shoots, please contact us at: events@elmhurstartmuseum.org for specific details.