Cedarhurst Center for the Arts 2600 Richview Road • Mt. Vernon • Illinois 62864


Cedarhurst Center for the Arts

2600 Richview Road
Mt. Vernon, Illinois 62864
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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • 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
  • $500–3,500/event
  • 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.

Ceremony Fee
  • $100/event

Capacity

Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 250 300
Cocktails, etc. Standing 400 400
Reception Seated 250 160
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 300.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Small Wedding
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • Late Night
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info

Price

$ • $$

Catering

Preferred list
BYO

A commercial kitchen is available for your caterer if needed.


Alcohol

In-house
BYO

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.


Amplified Music

Indoors
Some restrictions

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible

Availability

Year-round, Tuesday–Sunday.

Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Banquet Hall / Events Facility
  • Museum
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Historic / Landmark Building
  • Park
  • Art Gallery

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Forest / Woods
  • Fountain / Water Feature
  • Lagoon / Pond
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Park

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