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Museum Rental

Shaw Gothic CloisterThe Dayton Art Institute provides a unique backdrop for your special event. From corporate parties to weddings and concerts, the Art Institute offers a wide variety of beautiful space options.

Facility Rental Fees are based on a four-hour time period. The rental fees include use of the facility (space rented), all tables, up to 250 chairs, as well as security and facility personnel required by The Dayton Art Institute. You must be a member of The Dayton Art Institute to hold an event in the museum (see membership information for details). Those museum members that maintain the status of Jefferson Patterson Society, as well as the Circle levels of Renaissance Corporate Society, receive a 20% discount on rental fees. Corporations (for profit) wishing to hold business or social functions must be annual corporate members.

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For more information about rates and availability, contact Kevin Tunstall, at or 937-512-0162.

Available Spaces:

Shaw Gothic Cloister

During business hours and after hours: sit down 250, cocktail 575

Hale Cloister

During business hours and after hours: wedding ceremony up to 160, cocktail 215

Great Hall

Great Hall

After hours only: sit down 100, cocktail 300-400

Entrance Rotunda

After hours only: request information

NCR Renaissance Auditorium

During business hours and after hours: 478 seats, No food permitted

Private & Semi-Private Meeting Spaces

Request information

Click here to review the museum rental rules & regulations.

WEDNESDAY 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
THURSDAY 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
FRIDAY 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SATURDAY 11 a.m. - 5 p.m
SUNDAY Noon - 5 p.m.
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