The Heard Museum Courtyard at night with elegant tables and chairs placed around the space and a fountain in the middle decorated with candles.

Host an Event
at the Heard

Charming architecture, serene courtyards, tranquil water features and world-class art galleries make the Heard Museum a picture-perfect setting for events of every size.

Elegant and Versatile Spaces

The Heard features nine stunning event spaces that can be configured to host anywhere from 50 guests to 1,000. Beautifully adorned auditoriums, picturesque plazas and courtyards dotted with sculptures from the museum’s renowned collection add intimacy and elegance to your event. Whether you’re hosting a business meeting, charity gala, conference, awards banquet, daytime luncheon or some other event, our staff will bring your vision to life and take care of all the logistics, leaving you to focus on creating beautiful memories for you and your guests that will last a lifetime.

Contact a Heard event planner at Provide your name/organization name, email, phone number, date of event, number of guests and type of event you wish to have.

Leave a Lasting Impression

During your event, we invite you and your guests to meander our galleries and explore our exhibitions. Make your event especially memorable by booking these additional options:

Self-Guided Tours

Our app-based tours give you the chance to immerse yourself in American Indian creativity.


Renowned and influential Native artists infuse Heard events with memorable moments by performing dances, playing tranquil American Indian flute music and demonstrating their inspiring crafts.


Guests can take their time selecting the perfect piece from the Heard Museum Shop with a private shopping experience.

Let Us Handle the Details

Our event amenities include*:

  • Catering arrangements
  • Bar services
  • Complimentary museum access and parking
  • Décor
  • Event staffing
  • Wi-Fi and a podium with microphone
  • State-of-the-art A/V equipment

*Additional fees may apply

What people are saying

    “What a wonderful job you all did for us! It was such a treat and people are still saying how much they enjoyed the party.”
    – Jeff W.
    “Passing along our sincere appreciation in making our staff meeting such a huge success! Everything was perfect – from the warm welcome, technology and delicious food.”
    – Jean W.
    “Thank you again for an exceptional evening. Everyone was in awe of the beauty of the venue.”
    – Brandi R.
    “It was a pleasure to work with you, and a huge thank you for your patience with our non-profit group.”
    – Fran B.
A series of dining tables in a courtyard with green and orange flowers on it.

See Our Event Spaces

Ready to start planning your event? Schedule a walk-through with one of our expert event planners to begin making your vision a reality.