Facility Rental

Imagine saying “I do” surrounded by incredible works of art, taking corporate events or business meetings from mundane to magnificent, or having your special event in a very special place.

The Springfield Art Museum offers a variety of rental opportunities that will expose your guests to a world of imagination and beauty.

Choose from 1 of the 4 available spaces:

Rental Fees & Requirements

Per maximum four hour event unless otherwise stated.
Auditorium Reservation & Event Set-up: $145.00
Community Room Reservation & Event Setup: $250.00
Lobby Reservation & Event Setup: $250.00
Hourly Rental: $65.00/Hour
Security Officer for after-hour events: $18.00/Hour
50% discount on rentals is available to not-for-profit organizations with proof of non-profit status. All other fees and requirements, including insurance requirements, security fees, and equipment fees, apply in full.

Additional Fees/Requirements:
1. A Certificate of Liability Insurance is required in the collective amount of $2 Million.
2. If alcohol is to be served at your event, a Certificate of Liquor Liability Insurance is required in the collective amount of $1 Million.
* Security fees will apply for after hours events and events with over 200 estimated guests. A minimum of 2 security personnel are required to secure Museum property during events. Events with over 200 guests will require 1 additional security guard per 50 guests, up to 6 security guards. Security personnel are responsible for ensuring the safety of artworks on display. They are not meant to serve as security for events produced by renters. Renters are responsible for any additional security needs and must coordinate these with the Museum.

Preliminary Rental Form & Renter's Guide


To better assist you with your special event, please fill out the preliminary rental form and a museum representative will contact you.  For more information about use of the Springfield Art Museum facilities, pricing, policies, and procedures, download our Renter's Guide.  We encourage all potential renters to visit the Springfield Art Museum to see our spaces.  A rental contract is required before use of facility is allowed.

Need Event Insurance?

To assist with securing insurance, the City has arranged access to a third-party Tenant Users Liability Insurance Policy, or TULIP. The TULIP is an easy-to-use, fast method of insuring most types of events and activities.  To get more information about this program or to get a quote visit: 
https://www.springfieldmo.gov/3448/Insuring-Your-Event.  
When requesting a quote, enter code: City of Springfield: 4547-000

Serving Alcoholic Beverages


You may serve alcoholic beverages at your event.  However, we ask that alcoholic beverages be served by a properly licensed and insured caterer.  The first step in the process of serving at your event is to obtain permission to serve alcoholic beverages at the Museum.  Please complete the following form to seek permission to serve alcohol at your event: Permission to Serve Alcohol.