Jim Rouse Visionary Center

Three Spacious Floors

The 3rd floor banquet room in the JRVC can seat up to 400 guests for dinner and dancing, and includes staging, screen and projector, 2 wireless microphones and warming pantry for your caterer. We have hosted many wonderful dinners, galas, fundraisers, and celebrations in this space.

1st Floor Visionary Village
Your guests will have the chance to explore our interactive visionary exhibits and kinetic sculptures.
The Visionary Village is a fun, whimsical setting for cocktails before heading upstairs for the main event.
The larger than life artwork offers numerous photo ops for your guests to enjoy!
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2nd Floor Conference Room
Offer your VIPs a place to relax when they are not on stage with our bright and colorful conference room.
Tables and chairs can be configured in any format for your staff retreat or board meeting.
The coffee area offers a cozy corner for break outs or private conversations.
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3rd Floor Banquet Room
With neutral colors and a large rectangle shape, the banquet room can be transformed for any special event, including fashion shows!
 Get creative and use the ample banquet space for different functions. It can even accommodate a lounge area for cocktails, in addition to your seated dinner.
The banquet room is equipped with a stage, perfect for VIP speakers and live music to really impress your guests!
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add-on/package

1st Floor

1st Floor

Enjoy appetizers and cocktails here before heading to the Banquet Room for the main event.

Conference Room

Conference Room

Available with rental of the Banquet Room. It can be rented on its own, M–F, 9am–5pm, with discounted museum admission as an add-on, during regular museum hours.

1st Floor + Sculpture Barn and Garden

1st Floor + Sculpture Barn and Garden

Rent the first floor + Sculpture Barn and Garden for a special, large-scale, indoor/outdoor event!

The nonprofit rate is the lower rate.

Other fees

Events on the JRVC 1st floor and plaza must begin after 5pm, with set up beginning no earlier than 4pm.

catering

Please see our required catering list, offering a variety of cuisines and budgets to suit your style. For the café, our café operator is the exclusive caterer for that space.

get in touch

To Inquire or Book a Visit

rentals@avam.org  (410) 244-1900 x228

See Parking Information and Directions

our spaces

RATES

Space
Mon-Wed
Thu
Fri & Sun*
Sat
Jim Rouse Visionary Center
$4500/$3000
$5500/$4000
$6000/$5000
$7000/$6000
Sculpture Barn and Garden
$2000/$1500
$2500/$2000
$3000/$2500
$4000/$3200
JRVC 2nd Floor Conference Room
Half Day: $350/$250 • Full Day: $700/$500
Half Day: $350/$250 • Full Day: $700/$500
Half Day: $350/$250 • Full Day: $700/$500
Half Day: $350/$250 • Full Day: $700/$500
JRVC 1st Floor Food + Beverage
$1500
$1500
$1500
$1500
JRVC 1st Floor + Sculpture Barn
$4500/$3000
$5500/$4000
$6000/$5000
$7000/$6000
JRVC 1st Floor + Sculpture Barn
$4500/$3000
$5500/$4000
$6000/$5000
$7000/$6000
Museum Café
$750/$650
$1000/$900
$1500/$1400
$2000/$1900

* The Sundays before Memorial Day and Labor Day are at the Saturday rate.

Additional Hour
$500/hr
$500/hr
$500/hr
$500/hr
Required Museum Staff Fee (5pm Onwards)
$35/hr
$35/hr
$35/hr
$35/hr

DETAILS

All rentals include up to a 5-hour event with 3 hours prior for set up and one hour after, for break down. All events must conclude by 11pm (Fri & Sat) or 10pm (Sun–Thurs). Tables, chairs, and access to designated exhibits for all of your guests are also included with all rentals. 

Jim Rouse Visionary Center

Jim Rouse Visionary Center

Sculpture Barn and Garden

Sculpture Barn and Garden

Museum Café

Museum Café