Why You'll Love This Place
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- This art museum and cultural center set on 90 wooded acres in southern Illinois offers a wealth of venues and exhibits for your guests to enjoy, including large-scale sculptures thoughtfully placed throughout the grounds.
- It's bright, airy, and modern. The recently expanded Mitchell Museum Performance Hall features elegant indoor and outdoor spaces as well as a full commercial kitchen. Enjoy cocktails on the patio and mingle under the stars.
- You can exchange vows beside the pond, which is surrounded by shade trees and works of art. There's also a water feature at the Schweinfurth House, a more intimate venue that can accommodate a reception indoors or on the grounds outside.
Prices: What's this going to cost?
- Rental fee varies depending on:
- Space reserved
- Event duration
Full-day (10-hour) rental fees range $500–3,500, depending on the venue selected. Half-day (4-hour) rentals range $250–2,000.
Indoor spaces include tables & chairs, on-site parking, on-site kitchen, WiFi, and use of the grounds. Some spaces include dressing areas; the Mitchell House may also be added on for this purpose for $500. Prior-day access for setup or rehearsal ranges $150–500.
|Meetings||Total meeting capacity for this venue is 300.|
- Outdoor Ceremony
- Wedding Receptions
- Outdoor Reception
- Small Wedding
- Rehearsal Dinner
- Special Events / Parties
- Business Functions / Meetings
- Late Night
- LGBTQ+ Friendly
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A commercial kitchen is available for your caterer if needed.
Events at the Mitchell Museum require in-house alcohol service (full bar packages receive a 25% discount); events at the Schweinfurth House, Mitchell House, or Sculpture Park may provide and serve their own alcohol for $75 fee.
Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:
- Banquet Hall / Events Facility
- Patio / Deck / Terrace
- Historic / Landmark Building
- Art Gallery
Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!
- Forest / Woods
- Fountain / Water Feature
- Lagoon / Pond
- Landscaped Grounds
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