Plan Your Special Event

Custom furnishings set up for a special even in Stanley Field Hall.

Event Spaces

We can accommodate special events with fewer than 50 guests in our intimate galleries to large events with more than 15,000 guests in a variety of event areas.

The James Simpson Theatre, from the rear looking towards the stage.

Meeting Spaces

Host your next corporate meeting at The Field Museum. Whether a board meeting for 10 or a product launch for 700, we have the perfect setting.

Custom decorations and furnishings set up for a private event in Stanley Field Hall.


Start your lifetime of happiness flanked by African Elephants and authentic Haida Totem Poles.

Full bar set up for a special event in Stanley Field Hall.

Beverage Packages

Our Certified Specialist of Wine has created a broad variety of beverage packages your guests are sure to enjoy.

Customized decor set up for a special event in Stanley Field Hall.

Approved Vendors

Our top-tier vendors provide the quality services you need for a stunning event, from lighting and audio-visual to catering and décor.

Tables and chairs with custom decor set up for a special event on the Museum's Northeast Terrace.

Event Packages

Our pre-planned meeting and event packages take the guesswork out of hosting an event.

A display case in Grainger Hall of Gems that may be used for wedding engagements.


An engagement to remember forever starts with a surprise in the Grainger Hall of Gems.

A group of children wearing party hats, seated around a table with party decoration.

Birthday Parties

There's no present like a birthday celebration with dinosaurs.

Custom planter arrangements for a special event in Stanley Field Hall.

A Green Venue

The Field Museum is committed to green practices, and your event dollars support conservation efforts around the world and in our backyard.

Custom decor for a special event in Stanley Field Hall.


Browse photos and videos of real events held at The Field, or view our e-brochure.

A view of the Chicago skyline and lakefront looking North from The Field Museum.

Contact Us/RFP

Request a proposal from one of our special events account managers.