Host your event at the Smart Museum
Named to the Knot’s list of 10 best museums for a wedding, the Smart Museum is a unique and affordable place for your special event.
Featuring large-scale art and sculptures, the Smart’s striking Ratner Reception Gallery and outdoor Elden Sculpture Garden provide crisp, contemporary spaces that are suitable for a wide variety of events—including wedding receptions, intimate gatherings, and corporate entertaining.
During your event, you and your guests will have a private opportunity to explore the Museum’s galleries. Tours of our special exhibitions and permanent collection are available by request.
The Smart Museum’s reception gallery and sculpture garden are available to rent after Museum hours, on weekday and weekend evenings. To ensure that you will be able to enjoy your special event at the Smart, we recommend making reservations well in advance.
From intimate cocktail gatherings to elegant dinners, the Smart Museum can accommodate the following:
- Seated dinners for up to 80 people
- Buffet receptions for up to 170 people
- Cocktail receptions for up to 200 people
- For larger event requests, ask about tenting our sculpture garden
Available at no extra charge
Included in the rental fee are:
- 6 round tables (42")
- 30 chairs (5 per table)
- 6 benches
To learn more about event options, pricing, and availability, e-mail Sarah Polachek or call 773.612.1536.