Host an Event

Located in the heart of downtown Denver, this architectural gem is the perfect location to host your next event. The Denver Art Museum's unique, contemporary event spaces are ideal for a variety of uses-from corporate dinners, galas, and every special event in-between, your guests will walk away with a memorable experience. Our unique event spaces can accommodate parties from a small group of 50 up to 1,500 people.

Event Rental Guidelines

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

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Information for Vendors

Vendor Load in instructions to North Building dock (PDF)
Vendor Load in instructions to Hamilton Building dock (PDF)


Pre-purchase your parking permit online and guarantee your parking space in the Cultural Center Complex Garage, even when it's marked full or closed (quantities are limited). To purchase a one-time use ePermit for the garage, visit

Museum parking map and location

The exclusive caterer for the Denver Art Museum. Epicurean Catering Logo

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.

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Facility Rentals

  • Rental prices are for a four-hour block with an hour each for setup and breakdown.
  • Rentals includes tables and chairs at no additional charge.
  • We offer special rates for nonprofit organizations.

Group Reservations and Private Gallery Rentals

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 reservation

After-Hours 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.
Featured Exhibitions
Matthew Brandt, Lake Isabella CA TC 2, 2014. Three chromogenic prints soaked in Lake Isabella water.

New Territory

Landscape Photography Today
On View through September 16, 2018

The exhibition of more than 100 contemporary landscape photographs will gauge how artists stretch the boundaries of traditional landscape photography to reflect the environmental attitudes, perceptions, and values of our time. More

Jeffrey Gibson (Mississippi Band Choctaw/Cherokee), Like A Hammer, 2014. Elk hide, glass beads, artificial sinew, wool blanket, metal studs, steel, found pinewood block, and fur; 56 x 24 x 11 in.

Jeffrey Gibson

Like a Hammer
On View through August 12, 2018

Jeffrey Gibson: Like a Hammer—the first major museum exhibition of the artist’s work—will chronicle a pivotal moment in Gibson’s career when his contemporary artistic practice converged with his Native American heritage. About 57 objects created from 2011 to the present will be featured including figurative works, text-based wall hangings, a significant selection of beaded punching bags, painted works on rawhide and canvas, and video. More

Event Spaces

Interior Image of the El Pomar Grand Atrium from the second floor looking down the staircase.

El Pomar & Second Floor Atrium

Sloping walls, beautiful black granite floors, a magnificent staircase, and access to a patio on tree-lined Martin Plaza make this space an elegant backdrop to any event. More

Sharp Auditorium & Lobby

Sharp Auditorium & Lobby

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

Congdon Boardroom

Congdon Boardroom

The Congdon Board Room provides an elegant backdrop for meetings and small events. The room is beautifully decorated with bold, modern artwork complemented by a neutral color scheme. More