Featuring stunning facilities, including classic galleries such as Sculpture Hall, the Saint Louis Art Museum is an elegant setting for your private event. With many space and catering options to meet your specifications, we can accommodate everything from small, intimate parties to grand-scale receptions. Dining options for your event are prepared by Executive Chef Ivy Magruder, known throughout St. Louis for his creative culinary style.
From classic galleries and locations in the Museum’s Main Building to contemporary spaces in the East Building, we offer a range of unparalleled venues for your next event.
The menus at the Saint Louis Art Museum are designed around interesting and unique flavors that showcase Executive Chef Ivy Magruder’s talent for creating approachable food with an Italian-French influence. Dishes are cooked from scratch using ingredients sourced from local farmers and artisan producers when possible, and entertain the senses with a thoughtfully-created array of colors, flavors, and aromas.
Corporate Partners, Beaux Arts Council members, and non-profits enjoy discounts on events hosted at the Museum.
20% in non-restaurant spaces (weekdays only)
10% in non-restaurant spaces
20% in non-restaurant spaces
30% in all spaces and no rental fee with catering in the Private Dining Room
Cost of museum staffing only
Discounts cannot reduce the fee below the cost of Museum staffing for any event.
A private, guided tour of the Museum’s exhibitions or collection is a lovely complement to your event. Tour options include a docent-led or self-guided tour through main exhibitions (additional fee may be required); a collection tour that highlights specific artistic movements or historical eras; or a tour that features works of general interest. Gallery tours must be arranged upon scheduling your event and will be included on the formal contract.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Museum is a unique public institution committed to the preservation of an exceptional art collection, and there are important considerations that make us different from other event locations.