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The National Museum of Mexican Art offers rental opportunities at a corporate and nonprofit rate for interested organizations and entities. The Department of Special Events can assist you as you plan your next great event. Located in the heart of Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood, the Museum is a fantastic venue for corporate, foundation, and community-based organizations events and entertaining.
Spaces at the Museum
Your guests will be welcomed with floor to ceiling windows in the Court Yard Gallery, leading into our spacious and flexible event space known as the West Wing Gallery. The Courtyard is ideal for a reception and registration, while the West Wing opens into a larger, more impressive gathering room. This space is just steps away from our exhibition galleries and TiendaTzintzuntzán, the Museum’s gift shop.
West Wing click on image for details
With a hardwood stage ideal for performances, lectures and presentations
Theater style 220 person capacity
Standing room 300 person capacity
Sit-down dinner 180 person capacity
Standing room 75 person capacity
Sit-down dinner 50 person capacity
Available for meetings or classes only;not for arts workshops
Items to Keep in Mind:
The National Museum of Mexican Art does not rent out space for the following types of events:
We rent the space out to the following organizations and entities:
All nonprofit organizations must present documentation of their 501(c)(3) status before the execution of the rental agreement to qualify for a discounted rate.
All events held at the National Museum of Mexican Art are required to have special events liability insurance (minimum of $1,000,000). This insurance must be presented three weeks prior to the event. The National Museum of Mexican Art must be listed as an additional holder on the insurance.
Street parking is available. If you wish to arrange for valet services or to rent parking space, please contact the National Museum of Mexcian Art Department of Special Events for more information.
Galleries and Tienda Tzintzuntzán (Museum gift shop) will be open upon request. The galleries will be available for a fee and only open for the first two hours of the event (evening events only).
Eating and drinking are not allowed in the galleries.
A list of select caterers and other vendors is available upon request.
For questions on rates, availability and other information, please contact our Special Events Team:
Rachel Blanco, Director of Special Events- firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to the volume of requests, please allow us 2-3 days to respond. We will respond to you as promptly as we can.
Thank you for your interest!