The Art of Weddings

Whether you want the backdrop of your wedding to be traditional or contemporary, the Crocker Art Museum is the perfect canvas for your big day. The Museum offers a flawless combination of vintage and modern, with four distinct event spaces.

Weddings

Your wedding is your masterpiece. Let the Crocker be your canvas.

Corporate

Looking for the perfect spot for a corporate retreat, holiday party, or fabulous cocktail soiree? The Crocker is the perfect location for your next event.

Indoor

Ballroom

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Ballroom

  • Opulent details from floor to ceiling, including authentic furnishings
  • Adds the perfect Old World elegance to any event
  • Guests have the unique opportunity to enter through the historic stairs, exclusively available for after-hour private events
  • 2,900 square feet of usable space. Capacity is 300 standing, 200 theater style, or 120 banquet style.
  • Gorgeous, carved, hardwood doors serve as the backdrop for wedding ceremonies

Outdoor

Courtyard

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Courtyard

  • Versatile space situated between the historic and modern buildings
  • Unique water feature
  • Flexibility for custom lighting to enhance your event
  • 7,750 square feet of useable space. Capacity is 1,500 standing, 1,100 theater style, or 400 banquet style.

Outdoor

E. Kendell Davis Courtyard

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E. Kendell Davis Courtyard

  • Open space with trees and grass create a park-like feel
  • Flexibility for custom lighting to enhance your event
  • Perfect for an al fresco dinner party or ceremony
  • 5,500 square feet of useable space. Capacity is 1,100 standing, 600 theater style, or 360 banquet style.

Indoor

Meeting Center

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Meeting Center

  • Floor-to-ceiling windows to let in natural light, with blackout shades available for presentations
  • Standard AV equipment includes a projector, screen, and podium with microphone
  • Optional airwall can split the space into two rooms
  • Built-in counter space
  • 1,200 square feet of useable space. Capacity is 150 standing, 130 theater style, or 80 banquet style.
  • Hourly rental rates

Indoor

Friedman Court

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Friedman Court

  • A clean, modern space with two-story windows
  • Beautiful, black marble flooring that accents any event design
  • Surrounded by stunning artwork
  • High ceilings
  • 4,000 square feet of useable space. Capacity is 500 standing, 400 theater style, or 300 banquet style.

Indoor

Setzer Foundation Auditorium

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Setzer Foundation Auditorium

  • Modern AV technology, an 11’ x 64’ screen, and comfortable, built-in theater seating for 262 guests
  • Can be used for film screenings, concerts, and conferences
  • Includes a built-in stage with wings, screen, black curtains, green room, podium with microphone
  • Hourly rental rates
  • Please note that no food or drink are allowed in the auditorium
  • Lavalier or wireless microphones available upon request
  • Crocker-approved AV technician is required

Event guidelines

Please download our Facility Use Policy for complete rental information.

Frequently asked questions

Do you allow commercial photography?

Yes. Please see our commercial photography information sheet and contact the Events Department. We typically require two weeks’ notice for any photo shoots.

What types of events are prohibited?

We do not allow partisan political events, social events for minors including proms, events at which monetary donations are collected onsite, or events at which silent or live auctions occur.

How late is the Museum available to rent?

All rentals must conclude by 12 AM.

Is there a noise ordinance?

E. Kendall Davis Courtyard amplified sound must conclude by 9:55 PM on weekdays and 10:55 PM on weekends.

Do you allow outside vendors?

Yes, we allow our clients to bring in any vendor they choose. We ask that if the vendors have not done an event here in the past that they come in for a walk through of the event spaces. The only vendor that must be used is our exclusive caterer Supper Club.

​Can you rent the galleries?

Yes! We love when clients want to incorporate galleries into their rental.

Are the galleries included in the room rental?

No, they are a separate charge.

​Do you allow outside artwork at private events?

No, we do not allow events where artwork is displayed.

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Rent the Crocker

Whether hosting your wedding or a corporate reception, the Crocker Art Museum is the perfect canvas for your special event. Our unique setting and exceptional service guarantees an unparalleled experience. Please contact the Events Department for more information.

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Noon Year's Eve: A Free Family Festival

This year, we’re kicking the Noon Year Festival up a notch. The Crocker Art Museum will be decked-out in purple, and we encourage all of our young visitors (and their grownups) to do the same!

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ArtMix | Fame

Glam it up as your favorite celeb and walk the red carpet to the Crocker Art Museum for a paparazzi paradise.

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