Museum Rental

Galleria Space

The Columbus Museum has many attributes to consider when selecting a place for your civic, corporate, cultural, educational, or social event. Our nationally recognized architectural design and numerous exhibitions provide the perfect setting for an unforgettable event.

The Columbus Museum is available for rental for special events by individuals, non-profit organizations, and corporations. The Museum can be rented any day of the week during the daytime or evening hours, provided that space is available.

Whether you are having a small-group seminar or a grand gala and dinner, the elegance of the Columbus Museum is sure to impress your guests. Our facilities can be arranged to host a variety of events, including:

• corporate business meetings
• plays
• wedding receptions
• concerts
• anniversary parties
• recitals
• private social events
• rehearsal dinners
• seminars
• birthday parties

Rental Hours

Daytime is defined as regular Museum hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday: 10 a.m. -5 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sunday: 1-5 p.m.

Evening is defined outside of regular Museum hours.

Security Deposits

A security deposit is due at signing of contract to secure event date. Chairs and tables are included. $250 Refundable Security Deposit. Additional cleanup fees may be assessed.

For more information about the possibility of having your special event at the Museum, please contact Kelly Cargill, Event Sales Manager:

Kelly Cargill

706.748.2562 ext. 5430

Turner Galleria

Capacity: 400-500 for a buffet or cocktail reception
                   175-200 for a seated dinner

The Turner Galleria, with its graceful colonnade, ascends through all three levels of the Museum and provides direct access to all galleries. This spacious area with marble flooring is the largest area for receptions, formal dinners, concerts, and luncheons. The Turner Galleria offers great access to the Wright Community Room, the Patrick Theatre, and the Olmsted Garden. It is also convenient to the catering kitchen.

Daytime: $300/hour

Evening: $600/hour
Three-hour minimum rental time required.
Museum Galleries open during evening Galleria events provided an exhibition is on display.

Wright Community Room

Capacity: 150 Seated Auditorium Style
150 Standing Reception
100 Seated at Round Tables

The Wright Community Room offers an excellent site for meetings, lectures, and small receptions or luncheons. Conveniently located next to the catering kitchen, it is equipped with all the necessary appliances and often serves as an overflow room for the Turner Galleria. Standard LED projection, Smart Board technology, and surround sound are integrated in the design of the room.

Daytime: $100/hour

Evening: $300/hour
Two-hour minimum rental time required.

Patrick Theater

Capacity: 298 seats

This auditorium is perfect for lectures, films, performances, corporate programs, and other special events. Equipped with modern lighting, and state-of-the-art audio/visual and computer projection equipment, this is one of the finest theatre facilities in the area. Often programs in the Patrick Theatre are combined with special events in the Turner Galleria or the Wright Community Room.

Daytime: $200/hour

Evening: $300/hour
Two-hour minimum rental time required.



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