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.
“[Our event] was a huge success for many reasons, the venue is right at the top of the list! It was classy, interactive, perfectly aligned to our mission.”- Kendra Curry-Khanna, Executive Director of 826CHI
Use of 10 sleek black highboy tables (linens not required)
Up to 90 theatre style chairs
Two coat racks with metal hangers
Podium with a wireless PA system
Handheld and Lavalier microphones
Six black stanchions
Eight cushioned corner arm chairs
Use of 7 television monitors
Three 6 ft folding tables (linens required)
The museum is available to rent after business hours Sunday-Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, and anytime on Mondays. Events can be scheduled in time blocks of 2, 3 or 4 hours.
Pricing is available upon request. American Writers Museum donors at the $500 level and up receive discounted rental rates for private events.
Submit an event request online at http://americanwritersmuseum.org/host-an-event/. Any questions should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact our main line: 312-374-8790.
Max Venue Capacity 250
Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 60
Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 250
Max Capacity, Theater Style 90
Complete Buy-out Available
On-site Audio/Visual Equipment
Off-Site Catering Allowed
Exhibit Space Available
Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 60
Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 150
Number of Meeting Rooms 5
Total Square Footage of Exhibit Space 11000
Preferred Catering Providers
Buy-out Max Capacity 250
Number of Retail Stores
Public Space Wi-Fi Available
Student Group Friendly
Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate 15
Group Discounts Available