American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago IL 60601
- (312) 374-8790
Host Your Next Event at the American Writers Museum!
If you are looking for a unique and contemporary venue for your next event, look no further than the American Writers Museum. Located in the heart of downtown Chicago on famed Michigan Avenue, this new cultural gem is just steps away from Millennium Park and other cultural attractions, and a number of Chicago’s major hotels. The Readers Hall event space offers flexible seating and can accommodate small groups or larger gatherings up to 250 for heavy hors d’oeuvres events, cocktail parties, fundraisers, corporate meetings and more.
Attention nonprofit organizations! When you rent a party venue at the American Writers Museum, you can host a memorable and unique celebration for all ages without having to break the bank.
Special Venue Pricing*: Save 30% off the venue fee for Sunday to Wednesday events and 20% off for Thursday to Saturday events.
Food and Beverage*: 10% reduction of all food and beverages ordered for all full service events. Valid for new non-profit events through May 2023.
*Proof of 501(c)(3) status required
For more information and to submit an event request, visit http://americanwritersmuseum.org/host-an-event/. Any questions should be directed to email@example.com, 312-374-8770.
Health & Safety Policy URLView Policy
CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures
Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations
Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits
Average Visit/Tour Length30-60 minutes
Team Building Activities Offered
Maximum Group Number50
Group Discounts Available
Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate10
Miles from O'Hare Airport17.5
Miles from Midway Airport12.8
Miles from Navy Pier1.2
Miles from McCormick Place2.6
Miles from Downtown0.6
Student Group Friendly
Special Interest Tours Offered
Public Space Wi-Fi Available
Number of Retail Stores
Hours of OperationThursdays through Mondays from 10 am to 5 pm, closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Buy-out Max Capacity250
Preferred Catering Providers
Total Square Footage of Exhibit Space11000
Number of Meeting Rooms5
Largest Room, Theater Capacity100
Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing)150
Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated)60
Exhibit Space Available
On-site Audio/Visual Equipment
Complete Buy-out Available
Max Capacity, Theater Style90
Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing)250
Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated)60
Video Conferencing Available
Max Venue Capacity250
Private Meeting Space Available
Private Dining Available
Group Breakfast Available
Box Lunches Available