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Host Your Event at the MIA

The MIA’s Reception Hall is a unique and spectacular setting for corporate meetings and non-profit gatherings, as well as special events. Surrounded by three floors of galleries, it’s the perfect place to host a distinctive, memorable, trouble-free event.

  • For private social events—reunions, rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions—its warm wood décor and versatile open layout provide a clean, elegant palette on which to project your vision. You may also opt to take advantage of the adjoining atrium, inviting your guests to a truly art-filled experience. Start by contacting D’Amico Catering: (612) 238-4444 or eventmanagers@damico.com.
  • For corporate gatherings—breakfast meetings, corporate dinners, team building—its full-service technology and hospitality support make for a productive retreat just minutes south of downtown Minneapolis. Start by contacting the MIA: (612) 870-3136 or rentals@artsmia.org.

As a benefit of membership, the MIA is pleased to offer its Corporate Partners a 10 percent discount on space rental fees for all events. Make your next meeting or event a masterpiece.

Graves Reception Hall

One highlight of the museum’s beautiful Target Wing is the grand Reception Hall on the third floor. Crowned with a barrel-vaulted ceiling, this stunning maple-paneled room is an elegant, spacious setting. Also available is the adjacent MacMillan Atrium, with marble floors and dramatic sightlines—perfect for a cocktail reception.

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Room Details

SEATING

250 seated 125 half rounds 500 reception 200 buffet 400 theater 200 classroom

AUDIOVISUAL CAPABILITY

Podium Lavaliere/handheld microphones (5) Data projector Video/DVD/Computer/Internet CD player

Policies and Procedures

The MIA welcomes meetings, retreats, receptions, and special events. The museum reserves the right to review special-event plans to ensure that they are compatible with the MIA’s mission. Please note that the museum is unable to host political activities, fund-raising events, religious ceremonies, proms, memorials, or any commercial functions. To safeguard the art, please note that red wine, candles, banners, balloons, and glitter/confetti are prohibited in the galleries. Cooking and the use of steam tables in the galleries is also not allowed.

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts welcomes you, your guests, and the professionals who will help capture your special event. To safeguard the art, a permit is required for any posed or commercial photography within the museum. A two-hour photography permit is available for purchase. To receive a copy of the permit application, please call (612) 870-3136.