Event Rental & Services

The Denver Art Museum is one of Denver’s preeminent event venues, featuring unique indoor and outdoor event spaces that can accommodate up to 1,000 guests.

Rental Amenities

  • Rental prices are for a four-hour block with an hour each for setup and breakdown
  • Rentals include tables, chairs and black or white linen at no additional charge
  • We offer special rates for nonprofit organizations

Event Rental Guidelines

Read the museum's event rental guidelines, with details on decorations, photography, and more.

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After-Hour Gallery Rental

  • Treat your guests to an after-hours art viewing experience
  • Please see the diagram of available galleries
  • Rental fees and additional ticketing costs apply and vary by exhibition
  • Food & drink are not permitted in the galleries

Group-Rate Tickets

Groups of ten or more receive a discount on regular admission prices. Reservations are required. Enhance your group visit with a guided tour. Private, docent-led tours are available with three weeks' notice for an additional fee and can be tailored to meet your group's needs and special requests.

Learn more about group reservations »

Information for Vendors

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For over 35 years, nationally and internationally award-winning Epicurean Catering has been honored to be an integral part of our clients’ most important business, social, and nonprofit events. We take that responsibility seriously every day and look forward to working with you on your next event.

  

Event Spaces

Ponti Hall event rental space at the Denver Art Museum

Ponti Hall

Our largest event space features 25-foot ceilings, parquet flooring, and large windows overlooking a private patio. More

El Pomar Grand Atrium event rental space at the Denver Art Museum

El Pomar Grand Atrium

With sloping walls, beautiful black granite floors, a magnificent staircase, and access to a patio on tree-lined Martin Plaza, the atrium is a dramatic spot for weddings or receptions. More

Second Floor Atrium event rental space at the Denver Art Museum

Second-Floor Atrium & Newman Overlook

A mid-size event space, the second-floor Atrium and Newman Overlook provides the striking architecture, granite floors, and staircases of the El Pomar Grand Atrium in a more intimate setting. More

Sculpture Garden outdoor event rental space at the Denver Art Museum

Outdoor Sculpture Garden

This grassy, secluded garden provides views of downtown Denver with a striking backdrop of the Gio Ponti-designed North Building. More

Reiman Bridge event rental space at the Denver Art Museum

Reiman Bridge

Connecting the museum’s two buildings and spanning 13th Avenue, this light-filled space offers stunning views of downtown Denver and the mountains. More

Schlessman Hall event rental space at the Denver Art Museum

Schlessman Hall

Our second-largest event space is semi-private and a perfect venue for seated dinners, receptions, or lectures. More

Lewis I. Sharp Auditorium at the Denver Art Museum

Lewis I. Sharp Auditorium

The museum's 266-seat auditorium space with a state-of-the-art sound system provides a dynamic touch for corporate meetings, keynote addresses, or lectures. More

Palettes Restaurant private event rental at the Denver Art Museum

Palettes Restaurant

Palettes Contemporary Cuisine at the Denver Art Museum features original art and a sleek, modern design. This award-winning, chef-driven restaurant is available for exclusive rental for private events. More

Congdon Boardroom

Congdon Boardroom

The Congdon Board Room provides an elegant backdrop for meetings and events. The room is beautifully decorated with bold, modern artwork. More