Corporate Events and Conventions

The spaces below are recommended for corporate events and conventions. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our events team at 317-955-2324 or email

Event Rental Information

Special Event Policies

Deer Zink Events Pavilion

This private enclosed pavilion is flanked by two walls of two-story windows with dramatic vistas of the Sutphin Fountain and surrounding gardens. Decorated in rich, natural colors, this large ballroom has a striking oval skylight, direct access from both parking areas, built-in check in desk, private coat room and separate foyer which make it perfect for meetings, dinners, receptions and more. This pavilion can hold 375 people for a seated dinner or 300 if a dance floor is to be included. For a cocktail reception, the capacity is 600 people.

Sutphin Fountain Room

The Fountain Room - Enjoy an intimate setting with a lovely view of the IMA gardens and Sutphin Fountain. A wall of floor-to-ceiling windows creates a dramatic setting morning and night. The Fountain Room is a modern, yet elegant area for any small event. Space is semi-private during Museum hours and seats 80 people

The Toby

The Toby features 530 seats, including a balcony and playful alternative seating. Digital and 35 mm projection with Dolby surround sound are available for use. After your event, linger in the lobby decorated with high-style furniture to talk with friends and colleagues. The Toby holds 530 people.

DeBoest Lecture Hall

DeBoest Lecture Hall is a 168 seat theater located on the ground level of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Rental includes the use of stage, podium, digital projection, wireless microphone, computer hookup, Wifi, and DVD playback capability. The DeBoest Lecture Hall seats 168 people.

Pulliam Family Great Hall

The Pulliam Family Great Hall doubles as the entrance to the IMA's European and American Art galleries. Extending from Sol Lewitt's Wall Drawing No. 652 into the galleries themselves, this beautifully lit hall provides a unique experience that incorporates elements of the Museum’s collection and makes this site an exceptional experience for you and your guests. A cocktail reception in the Great Hall holds 300 people and 120 people for a seated dinner with dancing.

Efroymson Family Entrance Pavilion

Efroymson Family Entrance Pavilion Level 1 - The Efroymson Family Entrance Pavilion is the beautiful open space at the entrance of the IMA surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows. This inviting pavilion is rotunda-shaped where a large installation work generally hangs from the ceiling. This pavilion has views of the Sutphin Fountain Area and would be perfect for a cocktail hour of 150 people.

Efroymson Family Entrance Pavilion Level 2 - This part of the Pavilion overlooks the lower portion and leads to the entrance of the art galleries through the Pulliam Family Great Hall. This higher part of the pavilion would have an up close view of the current ceiling art installation for your guests. These two pavilions are connected by an escalator. This space would comfortably fit 50 people for a cocktail hour.

Adult Lecture Spaces

Adult Lecture Spaces A and B both accommodate up to 20 people and include a digital projector, screen, white board, and sound system. Furniture can be arranged to fit a variety of needs.

Additional costs for limousine service, catering and staff time are approximately $325 per guest. For more information, contact: