Event Rentals

Have your party at the Museum. Our Event Rental Program is open and available to host and cater your next event to make it a party to remember. Catering available through Constellation Culinary.

Thomas McGuire Hall

Located in the mid-century modern Paul Rudolph building, McGuire Hall is vibrantly adorned with a stunning mural by Jose Alvarez. This room can be transformed to meet the needs of many different types of events. Floor to ceiling windows on the East side of the room allow an indoor-outdoor feel to your event without leaving the comforts of an indoor space.

Capacity subject to CDC guidelines. Contact us for more information about current capacity.

Wendy G. Surkis & Peppi Elona Lobby

Where historic meets modern, one side of our stunning lobby boasts the Collegiate-Gothic style of esteemed Florida architect M. Leo Elliott while the other side was thoughtfully renovated by architect Terry Riley and dons the colorful artwork of artist Leah Rosenberg.

Capacity subject to CDC guidelines. Contact us for more information about current capacity.

Marcy & Michael Klein Plaza

Surrounded by beautiful architecture on either side, this lovely, outdoor paved space is the perfect location for your evening under the stars. 

Capacity subject to CDC guidelines. Contact us for more information about current capacity.

Jan Schmidt Loggia

This intimate, picture perfect space is located right outside of our 2nd floor galleries and overlooks the Museum Plaza. For a small reception, family style or formal dinner this space provides an eye-catching backdrop for your special event.

Capacity subject to CDC guidelines. Contact us for more information about current capacity.

Bistro

Bistro at Sarasota Art Museum
Bistro at Sarasota Art Museum
Photo: Rich Schineller

Located in Paul Rudolph’s 1959 Vocational Shops building, the Bistro is a bright, welcoming space inspired by Rudolph, the history of the Sarasota High School, and the 1920s provenance of the Elliot building.
Capacity subject to CDC guidelines. Contact us for more information about current capacity.

Contact Us

Interested in one of our spaces? We would love to help you host your perfect event! Please contact Laura Stuart Wood at lwood1@ringling.educreate new email if you are interested in hosting an event in one of our spaces.