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Artful Venues at Portland Art Museum

1119 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

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Located in the heart of Portland’s cultural district, the Portland Art Museum is the preferred venue for many of Portland’s most prestigious social gatherings. Its spacious ballrooms and sculpture mall, professional event production team, and list of exclusive caterers stand ready to host your event.

Artful Venues is located within and operated by the Portland Art Museum, a 501(c)(3) non-profit. By choosing Artful Venues for your special event, you are engaging in our mission to support the arts!

Explore our venue via a venue tour!

Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
Portland International Airport / 30
Public Transportation Options:
Taxi
Bus
Metro
Lyft
Uber
Metro/Public Transportation Proximity:
Within walking distance
Parking Onsite:
No
ADA Accessible:
Yes
Largest Group:
1000
Largest Standing Reception:
1000
Largest Seated Reception:
560
Rooftop Space Available:
No
Wi-Fi In Meeting Space:
Yes
Onsite A/V Staff:
Yes
Must Use In-house Catering:
Yes
Cultural Catering Available:
Yes
Alcohol Permitted:
Yes
Phone:
503-276-4291
Event Space Available:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Ideally Suited For:
Adult Social Event
Corporate Social Events
Expo/Competitions
Family Reunion
Leisure travel
Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat
Wedding Ceremony/Reception
Youth Party
Youth Retreat/Camp




Event Spaces

Meeting RoomDescriptionsSquare Footage
Kridel Grand Ballroom The Kridel Grand Ballroom is the largest event space at the Museum. The room can accommodate up to 560 guests at 60" banquet rounds (10 guests/table). If desired, the room can include a 20'x24' dance surface. The full-size stage lends itself to live entertainment or performances of many kinds, and our extensive lighting truss can support audio/visual elements of an astonishing variety.

9,000
The Fred & Suzanne Fields "Sunken" Ballroom The Fred & Suzanne Fields "Sunken" Ballroom (4,500 square feet) features the strongest "Museum character" of any of our event spaces, including soaring Roman columns, statuary, and frieze panels. There's a substantial mezzanine level that can be incorporated as additional function space or just a quiet level to step away from the main event. The Sunken Ballroom can accommodate up to 220 guests at 60" banquet rounds (10 guests/table) with a dance surface of 16'x20' (if desired).

4,500
Gordon D. Sondland & Katherine J. Durant Trustee Room A penthouse view of the adjacent park, and Art Deco details highlight this wonderfully formal conference room. With its plush boardroom-style furnishings, and state of the art audio visual features, our Trustee Room is the ultimate destination for those seeking to make that important first impression at either a business meeting or an intimate meal.

950

Catering

  • Exclusive Catering List
    The Portland Art Museum has tapped into Portland’s rich culinary landscape, and partnered with the finest, and most trusted catering professionals in the city. Take a moment to explore their websites, and discover the wide variety of style and price points available for your special event. The Museum requires the use of one of these Exclusive Catering partners for food & beverage service at your event.

    Art of Catering
    Artemis Foods
    Chefstable Catering
    Devil's Food Catering
    Elephants Catering
    Food in Bloom
    Pearl Catering
    Vibrant Table 

Services

ServiceDescription
Custom Event and A/V Services The Portland Art Museum offers a variety of services and amenities designed to maximize the overall quality of your event. Its Sales and Production offices are poised to help you move forward with the planning of your event by offering:

Personal on-site tours of all rental spaces.
In-house AV, lighting, and production services with prompt and competitive quotes.
A comprehensive explanation of amenities and services.
Guidance in the selection of catering, and other preferred vendors.
Scaled floor plans and fire permit submissions, to your specifications.

The Museum offers a range of audio/visual services that can be tailored to the specific requirements of the occasion. In addition to our extensive audio/visual services, the Museum also offers Internet connectivity, fire in the urns at the entrance of the Mark Building, fly-points in the Kridel Ballroom, extra power and many other features.

Technology

TypeDescription
Audio/Visual Services PAM-AV is the exclusive audio/visual vendor at the Museum. The Museum offers a range of audio/visual services that can be tailored to the specific requirements of the occasion. In addition to our extensive audio/visual services, the Museum also offers Internet connectivity, fire in the urns at the entrance of the Mark Building, fly-points in the Kridel Ballroom, extra power and many other features. Permittee may only engage PAM-AV to provide audio/visual services at the Museum. Permittee may not bring in outside audio/visual vendors. Contact your PAM Event Sales representative for additional details.

Talk to a Venue Specialist: 1-877-244-6110