Event Rental

Entertain in the company of great art

Event Spaces The art of entertaining

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is the art & soul of Kansas City. When we aren’t celebrating a family festival, hosting a lavish gala or presenting an artist talk, museum spaces can be rented to members and the public.

From grand settings for unforgettable events to distinctive spaces for meetings and luncheons, the Nelson-Atkins has a variety of venues perfect for any occasion.

SEE OUR VENUES

Planning a special event? Contact Event Planning at 816.751.1234, events@nelson-atkins.org or contact form.

Weddings and Receptions A stunning choice for your special day

Museum weddings & receptions are extraordinary, down to the last detail. Exchange vows in regal Kirkwood Hall, dine in historic Rozzelle Court or dance the night away overlooking our iconic lawn – all while treating your guests to exquisite art from around the world.

Be it an intimate ceremony or a grand affair, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is the most distinguished venue in the city for your occasion.

Review our Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about weddings at the museum.

Schedule a tour today and see for yourself why we were featured as one of “5 Gorgeous Museum Wedding Venues” by Brides magazine.

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Corporate The ultimate way to mix business with pleasure

The Nelson-Atkins is the perfect place to entertain coworkers, clients and colleagues. We offer modern meeting spaces for small, intensive sessions and an auditorium for large, formal presentations. Our versatile spaces afford you many options for treating the team to lunch, cocktails or dinner.

In the warmer months, Art Course (our 9-hole mini golf course) is the perfect spot to socialize, celebrate and team build.

ROOM SPECS & RATES

Catering World-class service and cuisine

Rates & Policies Event rentals support our mission

Hosting your event at the Nelson-Atkins is a unique way to support our mission and keep admission free to over 500,000 visitors annually.

You do not need to be a member of the museum to reserve space, however, members at certain levels do enjoy discounted venue rental rates. Rental fees vary depending on space used and time spent in the museum. See our Event Rental Rates. Events that take place during non-museum hours may incur additional fees or restrictions.

To uphold quality & excellence of our building, collection & community, all event rental arrangements must abide by our Special Events Policies.

Rozzelle Court Restaurant is the exclusive caterer for all museum events. No political events can be held on premises.

Planning a special occasion? Contact Event Planning at 816.751.1234 or events@nelson-atkins.org.