Event Space
Rozzelle Court

One of the most popular venues in Kansas City, this interior courtyard is ninety feet square and surrounded by a two-story arcade. Rozzelle Court may be used for private evening functions, seating approximately 200. 

Capacity: Reception, 500 | Seated, 215

Rental Availability & Cost:
Available evenings Monday, Thursday–Sunday
Up to 2 hours: $10,000
Up to 4 hours: $17,500
Additional hours: $2,000 per hour

Discounts Available for Selected Membership Tiers and 501c3 Groups

Select galleries are included for viewing
Museum staff: Event Planning, Security & Visitor Service, Maintenance and Engineering

Additional Services Available
Audio-Visual service and equipment
Assistance with rentals, flowers and musicians
Underground parking available for $14 per car


  • Rozzelle Court Restaurant is the exclusive caterer for events at the Nelson-Atkins
  • There is no food or beverage permitted in Atkins Auditorium
  • The museum is a smoke-free institution
  • For the safety and wellbeing of guests, the client will be responsible for an additional security cost ($100 every 30 minutes) if any guest(s) stays beyond the designated closure time

For Reservations
Please contact the Event Planning Department at 816-751-1234 or events@nelson-atkins.org