Plan your next event at the Crocker

The Crocker Art Museum can accommodate all manner of special events and private rentals, from small company meetings to anniversary parties, corporate luncheons, and weddings of all sizes. Book your event today.

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

  • Completed in 1872, and located in the historic wing, the ballroom adds the perfect old world elegance to any event.
  • Guests get the unique opportunity to enter through the historic stairs, only available for after-hour private events.
  • Opulent details from floor to ceiling, including authentic furnishings.
  • 2,900 square feet of usable space. Can accommodate up to 300 standing, 200 theater, or 120 banquet style.

Outdoor

Courtyard

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Courtyard

  • Unique water feature accentuates the stark modern courtyard
  • The courtyard is surrounded by a mix of both the modern and historic wings of the Crocker.
  • Versatile space that can be transformed easily for any style of event ranging from a graduation to a cocktail reception.
  • Flexibility to custom create a lighting design to enhance your event.
  • 7,750 square feet of useable space. Can accommodate up to 1,500 standing, 1,100 theater, or 400 banquet style.

Outdoor

E. Kendell Davis Courtyard

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E. Kendell Davis Courtyard

  • Lush open space with trees and grass create a park like feel.
  • Flexibility to custom create a lighting design to enhance your event.
  • Perfect for an al fresco dinner party or a wedding ceremony.
  • 5,500 square feet of useable space. Can accommodate up to 1,100 standing, 600 theater, or 360 banquet style.

Indoor

1st Floor Meeting Center

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1st Floor Meeting Center

  • Standard AV Equipment includes a projector, screen, and podium.
  • Floor to ceiling windows to let natural light in, with available blackout shades for presentations.
  • The meeting center has the option to be split into two rooms with an airwall.
  • 1,200 square feet of useable space. Can accommodate up to 150 standing, 130 theater, or 80 banquet style.

Indoor

Friedman Court

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Friedman Court

  • A clean, modern space with floor to ceiling windows, that offers a flexible floor plan for any event.
  • Beautiful black marble flooring that accent any event design.
  • Surrounded by stunning artwork, sure to be a treat for your guests to view.
  • 4,000 square feet of useable space. Can accommodate up to 500 standing, 400 theater, or 300 banquet style.

Indoor

Setzer Foundation Auditorium

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Setzer Foundation Auditorium

  • Includes a built-in stage with wings, screen, and a green room.
  • Can be used for film screenings, concerts, and conferences.
  • With modern AV technology.
  • Comfortable seating for up to 260 guests.

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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Foreign Fall Film Series: La Antena

Join us for a trip around the globe as we present a sampling of some of the best foreign cinema.

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Classical Concert: San Francisco Munich Trio

Join us as the famed trio celebrates works from two of Richard Diebenkorn's favorite composers: Mozart and Beethoven.

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