Dallas Area Art Galleries and Museums
Arlington Museum of Art
|Six hours of rental time (5-11
PM) will cost $1025. Stay till midnight for an extra $100.
They'll provide tables and chairs free of charge, and they
have capacity for 500 guests. Rent the rooftop, the
mezzanine, the amphitheatre or the main gallery, but not
during October or March (those months are excluded).
Biblical Arts Center
Dallas 214-691-4661 Ext. 207
|Great website with detailed
rental info. Rental fees start at $2000 for a 4 hr event and
go up from there. There is a $400 setup fee. You can use
your own licensed caterer for food. The BAC allows beer and
wine only and you must pay for a security guard.
Museum of Art
|A minimum catering purchase is
required for catering at Seventeen Seventeen at the DMA.
Beverages are charged on a consumption basis or with a flat
rate plan. You must have a membership to host an event here.
A one-time membership fee ranges from $300 to $700 depending
on number of guests. Security fee is $450, and you must also
pay for an event manager and service staff. Amazingly, no
additional gratuity is pre-added. Furniture and linen
rentals will range from $5-10 per guest. Catering on a flat
fee or per guest basis.
Dallas Museum of Natural
Dallas 214-421-3466 ext.
|Wed in the
presence of the dinosaurs! This two-story historic 1936 Art
Deco style building in Fair Park features a sweeping grand
staircase and a lushly planted outdoor amphitheater. The
interior limestone walls feature thousands of shell fossils.
No rental rates online - call or email.
Gallery Art Space
|This post-modern industrial
venue offers 4000 sq. ft. of space, including a separate
staging area for catering and natural stained cement floors.
No pricing info online, so call or email.
Meetings at the Dallas Arts Center
|Rental fee is $2800 for 8 hrs.
Included in the fee are tables and chairs and linens. You
may bring in your own liquor (bartender required) and
catering, as long as both are licensed. Accommodates 200
people in a seated reception.
Hickory Street Studio
|Four different packages
available starting at $56 pp. for 6 hrs. Packages include
facility rental, catered buffet (your choice among menu
items), service staff, furniture, linens, security, and free
parking. Bar is provided by HSS.
Irving Arts Center
|The Irving Arts Center offers a
number of wedding and reception spaces, including their
"Suite 200", the main gallery and the sculpture garden.
Tables and chairs are included in package rates, and you can
bring your own caterer. Very detailed pricing info on the
website, with rental packages starting at $1200 for 8 hours
of use (add $300 for a separate ceremony site).
Arts District Facility at the Trammell Crow Center
|Choose from venues including the
Rotunda at the Mezzanine, the indoor banquet facility (175
seated guests), the outside sculpture garden (250+ seated
guests), or the Trammell and Margaret Crow Collection of
Asian Art (150 seated guests). Menu packages start at $9pp,
beverage packages have a 4hr min. and start at $12pp for
|You must be a member ($50) to
hold an event here. Rental fee for a seated banquet for 240
is $2000 for a Friday or Saturday night. You must use one of
their approved caterers, but can bring your own liquor. You
must rent your own tables and chairs and a dance floor, and
pay for security. The electronic quilt with your own pics
would be very cool.
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