The James Museum offers extraordinary special event spaces with dramatic backdrops and superb service. We can host any type of special event, ranging from luncheons, business meetings to galas – in a setting that is truly remarkable and staffed with the best in class.
Contact Ashlie Hampton at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Two story 3,300 sq. ft., 155’ long, bronze sculpture court with waterfall. The diagram shows ten 30” high-top tables, bar and registration table.
Standing Reception: 160
Banquet Seating: 120
The Mesa Hall is 6,000 SF and can be partitioned into smaller rooms. The diagram shows twenty 72” rounds, 200 chairs, four 8′ tables, riser and podium.
Standing Reception: 600
Banquet Seating: 400
The Auditorium features a 27’ long X 14’ wide stage including a podium. There is a connecting Green Room/VIP suite. The diagram shows stage, podium, and 129 seats or 125 seats with ADA accommodation.”
Museum Shop and Café
Standing Reception: 120
Banquet Seating: 70
Frequently Asked Questions
What types of events can be hosted at the Museum?
The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art hosts all types of events and can accommodate groups ranging from 20 to 900 attendees.
What does the event room rental fee include?
The event room rental fee includes; 1 – 4-hour event, 2-hour access to galleries, 2 hours of set-up, 90 min breakdown, security, janitorial, twenty 72” rounds or ten 30” high-top tables and 200 chairs, four 8′ tables and limited AV. Food and beverages costs are NOT included in the event room rental fee.
Do you offer any discounted event room rental rates?
We offer reduced pricing for events that are scheduled in the non-peak season for Monday – Thursday.
What is the duration of a standard event?
Our standard event time is a four-hour event, two-hour access to galleries, two hours of set-up, and 90 min. breakdown. It is possible to extend that time (in advance) for an additional fee.
May we have our event in the Galleries?
It is not possible to have an event in the Galleries due to the fragile nature of the art.
May we choose our own caterer/vendor?
Datz Restaurant Group is our in-house caterer. You also welcome you to choose another caterer/vendor from our Preferred Vendor List.
Can we bring our own food & beverages into the museum?
No, due to insurance reasons, food and beverages must be purchased and provided by an approved caterer.
When is payment required?
We require a non-refundable 50% deposit that is due at booking. The balance is due 7 business days after the event has been completed. A 90% deposit that is due at booking for events under 30 days. All rental fees are subject to a 7% state sales tax. Once your payment has been received your event is officially “booked”.
Is parking available?
Yes. Parking is connected to our museum and paid by the visitor. For the 3rd and 4th levels, the rate is $2/hour or $15 for the day. All other levels are $1/hour. Valet parking available upon request.
Where does the revenue from my event go?
The James Museum is a registered 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization. Every revenue dollar from a special event is used to continue the work of the museum, including research, education and exhibition development. The James Museum is continually expanding the collections. We are housed in a beautiful building that requires continuous maintenance and upgrades to better accommodate our guests, collections and staff.
Want more details?
Please contact Special Events Coordinator, Ashlie Hampton at email@example.com for more information.