The Portland Art Museum was founded in 1892 and, therefore, is one of the oldest museums in the United States. According to the museum’s website, the Portland Art Museum features a collection of more than 50,000 objects. In addition to the tours and other scheduled events, the Portland Art Museum also hosts private events such as weddings and corporate meetings. The Museum has a few different event spaces available for rent including the Kridel Grand Ballroom, the Fred & Suzanne Fields Ballroom, the Marion L. Miller Gallery, the Gordon D. Sondland & Katherine J. Durant Trustee Room, the Evan H. Roberts Sculpture Mall, the Whitsell Auditorium, and the Andrée R. Stevens Room.
Each event space available for rent has individual pricing and capacity ranges. All Portland Art Museum event space rentals include an on-site production manager, a coat check, chairs and tables, and room setup/takedown. In terms of deposits, the Portland Art Museum requires 50 prcent of the facility fee within the initial 14 days of room reservation. Additionally, the Portland Art Museum has a required list of exclusive caterers and vendors that venue renters must use for their private events.