The Museum provides beautiful event spaces that inspire: breathtaking lake views, the ultimate in grand halls, a spacious auditorium, a lavish boardroom suite, and more. Architecture, art, and exceptional service: the Museum is the perfect place for celebrations, special events, or meetings. The Museum has a full-time support staff to plan and execute your event, and catering is available on-site through Café Calatrava Catering.

Need help planning your event?

Rental Process
Booking a rental and hosting an event at the Milwaukee Art Museum is easy. The Museum’s Events department and Sales & Events Coordinators help you through the rental and event planning process, keeping the focus on what will make your gathering a success. (more)

The finished works of Catering by Café Calatrava—the tastes, sights, aromas—deliver culinary artistry and elevate the senses. The catering menu is designed as a template, from which to customize menu selections and dishes to fit your culinary preferences and your specific event. (more)

Photo, Film + Commercial Shoots

The Milwaukee Art Museum offers many interesting locations for commercial filming and photography. Audi, Porsche, and Pfizer Pharmaceutical are among those who have used Museum settings. The innovative spaces within and around the Museum provide a unique backdrop. Staff is experienced at providing technical support and service throughout the duration of your session. Please review our Photo & Film Licensing Policy and Photo & Film Permission Policy for details.

For more information about commercial photo shoots and wedding/portrait photography, contact 414-224-3287 or .