MUSEUMS & CULTURAL SPACES

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

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OVERVIEW

FIELD MUSEUM

 

Give your group the opportunity to experience the Field Museum, Chicago’s most dynamic and unique setting. Overlooking beautiful Lake Michigan and Chicago’s breathtaking skyline, the Field Museum is located less than a mile from downtown Chicago. The Field Museum can accommodate special events with less than 50 guests in our intimate galleries and large events for more than 15,000 guests in a variety of event areas, including our outdoor terraces overlooking the city and lake. 

 
 

VENUE INFO

Location
 

1400 S Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL

60605

Accessibility & Parking


Closest Airport: Chicago Midway

Car
Bus
Train
Subway/Metro
Valet Parking (Paid)

Nearby Parking Structure(s) (Paid)

Support


Business Hours
Email
Phone
Dedicated Event Manager

Languages

 

English

Spanish

Event Spaces

8 Event Spaces
Outdoor Terraces Can be Tented for Larger Events

Capacity*


Reception Max: 15,000 attendees

Reception Min: 5 attendees

Seated Max: 2,500 attendees

Seated Min: 5 attendees

Event Types

 

Awards Ceremonies
Benefits
Cocktail/Networking Receptions
Conferences
Livestream Events
Meetings
Premieres/Opening Events
Product Launches/Promo Events
Executive/Corporate Retreats
Seminars/Workshops
Training/Team Building
Wedding/Social Events

 

ROOMS & CAPACITIES

Title
Event Space
Max. Reception
Max. Seated
Total Square Feet
Sue Ling Ging Garden
60
40
SUE Gallery
100
60
James Simpson Theatre
700
11,851
Stanley Field Hall
7,500
1,500
21,000
East Atrium
500
350
5,000
Rice Gallery
300
140
3,000
Founders Room
125
100
1,200
Terraces
1,650
400
5,000
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Capacities subject to change due to COVID restrictions and regulations.

 

AMENITIES

AV & Lighting
 

Exclusive AV & Lighting Partner: Frost Chicago

Catering
 

In-House Liquor License
3 Approved Caterers

Design & Decor
 

Branding Opportunities
Art Collection/Special Exhibit/Installation
4 Approved Floral & Decor Partners

Planning & Production
 

Dedicated Event Manager
Security

Housekeeping

Electrician 

Support Staff

Venue
 

ADA Compliant
Balcony
Garden
Green Room/Speaker Ready Room
Meeting Rooms
Patio
Storage/Back of House Operations
Water Views
Men's Bathrooms
Women's Bathrooms
Unisex Bathrooms

Other
 

Full Venue Buyout
WiFi (Free)

Latest Event End: 2:00 am

 

SAFETY & SECURITY

COVID-19 Prevention
 

Sanitation Stations
Individually Packaged F&B
Socially Distant Floor Plans
Onsite First-Aid
Staff Temperature Screened

City of Chicago and State of Illinois Guidelines

Security
 

In-House Security Team
Full Video Surveillance System
Additional Security Vendor
Floor Plans Approved by Chicago Fire Department

 

INDUSTRY & AWARDS

Preferred Partners
 

Blue Plate Catering

Field to Table Catering

Food For Thought Catering

Flower Firm

HMR Designs

Kehoe Designs

Yanni Design Studio
Frost Chicago 

Hall’s Rentals 

LEED Certification
 

LEED Certified

Accreditation
 

GBAC STAR Accredited

 

bizba.sh/fieldmuseum  |  events@fieldmuseum.org  |  (312) 665-7600

1400 S LAKE SHORE DRIVE  |  CHICAGO, IL 60605