Facility Rentals FAQ

We understand that planning a meeting or event can be a challenging endeavor. To better assist you during the planning process, we've provided answers to many common questions. Of course, we're always happy to answer your questions directly, contact us by email or phone.

Phone: 317-955-2324
Fax: 317-931-1978
Email: YourEvent@imamuseum.org

What is included with the room rental?

The room rental covers the facility usage for the contracted time and IMA available furniture.

What are the food and beverage minimums?

The F&B minimums are the dollar amount needed to be reached on food and beverage, excludes labor and rentals (linens, additional furniture, etc.). Each event space has its own F&B minimum.

What type of events can be held at the IMA?

The IMA hosts all types of events including, but not limited to: dinners, receptions, weddings, conferences, conventions, special occasions, fashion shows, photo shoots, outdoor activities, performances, proms, shareholder meetings, symposiums, teleconferencing, web casts, product launches, etc. The IMA does not permit religious events (other than wedding ceremonies) or political events.

May I bring my own food and beverage?

All food and beverage must be provided by the IMA's exclusive caterer.

Are there discounted rental rates for combination bookings?

Yes, the IMA offers significant discounts on both the rental and F&B minimums for combination bookings.

May I host a wedding ceremony on the IMA Grounds?

In order to host a wedding ceremony on our grounds you most host a reception at the IMA.

How do I reserve at date?

One the IMA has received a signed contract and initial deposit, the date will be blocked for your event. We do not place tentative holds on spaces.

When can events begin at the IMA?

Events that are in non-public spaces may take place every day from 7 am to 11 pm. Events in public spaces must begin after the IMA is closed to the public (5 pm Tuesday through Sunday, 9 pm on Thursdays and Fridays). Set-up times vary, and exceptions can be made with prior approval.

Still looking for more details?

Our Special Events Policy might be helpful.

Special Events Policy (PDF)