The National Museum of Wildlife Art offers a wide range of fully functional venues perfect for events and meetings. Whether it’s a wedding reception, business luncheon, gala dinner, conference, or presentation the Museum will make your event a masterpiece.
4,900 Square Feet
The beautiful lobby serves as a spectacular backdrop for small and large group dinners and receptions. With seating for 130 or standing room for 500, this multipurpose space opens onto the Sculpture Trail Terrace.
910 Square Feet
Casual and very comfortable for small discussion groups, receptions, and dinners for up to 42, the room offers a view of the National Elk Refuge and access to the Sculpture Garden Terrace. Soft leather sofas, a bay window, and fireplace create a cozy setting.
380 Square Feet
This beautiful wood-floored gallery serves as the entryway to the Members’ Lounge. It displays select museum exhibitions and may be used for a bar or buffet setup or as additional reception space.
Sculpture Trail Terrace
2,000 Square Feet
Overlooking the National Elk Refuge, the terrace provides additional mingling space and picnic table seating for your event. The terrace may be combined with other museum spaces affording your guests the most spectacular views of the Gros Ventre Range, Sleeping Indian Mountain, and the National Elk Refuge.
Rising Sage Café
864 Square Feet
A great place for small dinners and receptions. The café seats up to 50 and offers access to the Sculpture Trail Terrace and lobby. The space is only available after museum hours.
Lynne and Jack Fritz Conference Room
300 Square Feet
This formal boardroom, adjacent to the Members’ Lounge, seats 16 captain’s chairs around the heavy wooden sectional table. Perimeter seating expands room capacity to 25. The boardroom also features a wet bar and a retractable presentation screen.
1,200 Square Feet
Adjacent to the Cook Auditorium and Johnston Hall, the Wapiti Gallery may be used for meeting or reception space. Lecture style seating can be arranged for 80 people seated at round tables, with standing room for up to 150, or set up as a U-shaped boardroom with meeting space for 32 people. Great for a large group luncheon.
2,500 Square Feet
With seating for 200, the auditorium is designed for lectures, speakers, multimedia presentations, and films. The auditorium is located off Johnston Hall providing mingling space during breaks and intermissions. State of the art audio visual available.
Chrystie & Esperti Classrooms
621 Square Feet
Individually, with room for 50, these flexible spaces can be used for classes, meetings, or studio space. The classrooms are separated with a floor to ceiling portable wall or may be combined to convert to a 100 seat lecture hall or multi-purpose room.
1,100 Square Feet
The Museum Shop offers an intriguing selection of items that compliment the museum’s collections. Artful gifts, coffee table books, and specialty items abound. The shop may be opened during private events for an additional charge.
For more information about our facilities and rental options please contact:
Wendy Merrick, Events Manager