American Writers Museum


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180 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago IL 60601

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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

Rental Includes:
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)

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 events@americanwritersmuseum.org, 312-374-8772.

Health and Safety

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Health Screening Required-Staff

Masks Required-Guest

Masks Required-Staff

CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures

Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations

Social Distancing Guidelines Enforced

Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits

Motorcoach ParkingOff-site

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

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Student Group Friendly

Public Space Wi-Fi Available

ADA Compliant

Number of Retail Stores

Hours of OperationThursdays through Mondays from 10 am to 5 pm, closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Family-friendly

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

In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s)

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 Menu

Group Breakfast Available

Box Lunches Available

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