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The Field Museum

1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605 Email Phone Number 312.665.7600 Website

The Field Museum

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1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605

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Stanley Field Hall

Stanley Field Hall

East Pavilion

James Simpson Theater

Montgomery Ward Lecture Hall

Evolving Planet

Founder’s Room

Overview: Chicago’s most elegant, exciting, and dynamic setting, the Field Museum has unique and dazzling event and meeting spaces for groups of 25 to 15,000. This includes the Stanley Field Hall & Balcony, with white marble interiors, skylight vaulted ceilings, and stately columns; the James Simpson Theater, which accommodates 700 in plush velvet seating; and the terrace, with views of Lake Michigan and downtown Chicago. Permanent and traveling exhibitions make each visit a new experience. Give your guests a classic Chicago experience in this historic building.


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Overview

Chicago’s most elegant, exciting, and dynamic setting, the Field Museum has unique and dazzling event and meeting spaces for groups of 25 to 15,000. This includes the Stanley Field Hall & Balcony, with white marble interiors, skylight vaulted ceilings, and stately columns; the James Simpson Theater, which accommodates 700 in plush velvet seating; and the terrace, with views of Lake Michigan and downtown Chicago. Permanent and traveling exhibitions make each visit a new experience. Give your guests a classic Chicago experience in this historic building.

Categories

Conference Centers, Convention Centers & Auditoriums
Science/Natural History Museums
Museums/Cultural Spaces
Historical/Cultural Institutions
Cultural Organizations
Art Museums
Conference & Meeting Spaces
Atriums/Lobbies (All Venues)
Terraces/Roofs/Gardens/Patios (All Venues)
Theaters/Performance Spaces

Buzz

Unique meeting and event spaces with access to permanent and temporary exhibitions that create unforgettable experiences.

Memorable Moments

Special exhibitions, permanent galleries, and behind-the-scenes tours available.

Preferred Partners

Exclusive vendors for catering, floral/decor, and lighting and audiovisual.

Affiliations

MPI
PCMA
ISES
IAEE
Association Forum

Neighborhood:

South Loop

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Stanley Field Hall

Standing/Reception 2500
Banquet 1200
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East Atrium & Pavilion

Standing/Reception 600
Banquet 400
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Ceiling -
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James Simpson Theatre

Standing/Reception -
Banquet -
Theater 700
Classroom -
Dimensions -
Ceiling -
Square Feet -

Founder's Room

Standing/Reception 100
Banquet 90
Theater 100
Classroom -
Dimensions -
Ceiling -
Square Feet -

Montgomery Ward Lecture Hall

Standing/Reception -
Banquet -
Theater 150
Classroom -
Dimensions -
Ceiling -
Square Feet -

Evolving Plant

Standing/Reception 50
Banquet 40
Theater -
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Capacities

Space Standing/
Reception
Banquet Theater Classroom Dimensions Ceiling Square Feet
Stanley Field Hall 2500 1200 - - - - -
East Atrium & Pavilion 600 400 - - - - -
James Simpson Theatre - - 700 - - - -
Founder's Room 100 90 100 - - - -
Montgomery Ward Lecture Hall - - 150 - - - -
Evolving Plant 50 40 - - - - -
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