Elegant Spaces

Business Rentals


Rent Our Facilities

The Harn Museum of Art offers multiple spaces that can be adapted to meet the needs of your next event. Large or small, we can host a variety of events including conferences, awards ceremonies, social events, business meetings, wedding ceremonies and receptions, lectures, films, luncheons and more. View our approved caterers. View our rentals photo album or blog for ideas.


How To Get Started

Please fill out our rental inquiry form so we may better understand your needs and be prepared when we contact you about your event. For questions and to schedule a meeting contact Lauren Keiser at rentals@harn.ufl.edu (preferred) or 352.294.7079.

Requirements to Hold a Date and Space

  • Complete an online facility inquiry form.
  • Meet with our Rental Event Manager Lauren Keiser to discuss timing and space options.
  • Sign a rental contract and provide a deposit of $200 plus an insurance payment in order to reserve a date.


Chandler Auditorium

This multi-use space is among our most utilized because of its versatility. The room includes built-in audio/visual equipment to support a variety of events such as seated dinners, lectures, luncheons, films, conferences, meetings and seminars. The Chandler Auditorium is the perfect area to create the room of your dreams for your wedding ceremony.

Capacity: 120 Banquet (with buffet in room), 150 Banquet (plated), 220 Lecture/Theater style seating, up to 45 “U-Shape” seating, 50 Classroom Style seating, 48 “hollow square” seating 


A great space for seated and standing receptions, this area features beautiful soaring ceilings with skylights and windows on the west walls, offering views of the Magoon garden and exterior landscaping. Art is displayed in areas of the Galleria. This space is adjacent to the front entrance. The exterior water feature will greet your guests as they enter the space.

Capacity: 400 Reception (standing), 170 Banquet (seated)

Promenade and Cofrin Pavilion

The contemporary works of art, bamboo floors and floor to ceiling windows offer an intimate setting for a smaller reception or dinner. The promenade’s windows offer a picturesque view of the Magoon garden and its palms, bamboo and water features to the North and the exterior of the Florida Museum of Natural History’s Butterfly Rainforest to the South.

Capacity: 150 Reception (standing), 100 Banquet (seated)

Magoon Garden

The Magoon Garden is the perfect “add-on” space for dinners and receptions in the promenade. Your guests will enjoy eating, drinking, and socializing outdoors surrounded by multiple sculptures and water features with lillies.

Camellia Court Café

Located on the lower level of the Mary Ann Harn Cofrin Pavilion, overlooking the landscaped grounds and water features, the Camellia Court Café provides a unique and beautiful setting for your event. Available Mondays and after 4 pm Tuesday – Sunday.

Capacity: 125 Reception (standing), 60 Dinner (seated)


Two classroom spaces can be reserved separately or together. Each is ideally suited for lectures, conferences, meetings and seminars, receptions, luncheons, dinners and other activities. Classroom 1 has large windows with natural light and access to an outdoor courtyard. Both classrooms include built-in audio/visual equipment to support a variety of events. Classroom 2 is rented at a discounted rate when both rooms are rented together.

Capacity per classroom with option of combining: 30 Boardroom Style (seated), 100 Reception (standing), 40 Classroom Style (seated), 65 Theatre Style (chairs only)

Asian Wing Large Room

The Asian Wing Large Room is an elegant setting ideal for many types of small or large gatherings. With a beautiful view of the Asian Water Garden, this room includes a podium and built-in audio/visual equipment to support a variety of events. There is a catering kitchen attached to this space making it possible to serve breakfast or lunch at your meeting, and restrooms are conveniently located down the hall.

Capacity: 32 Boardroom Style, 36 Classroom Style, 62 Lecture Style

Asian Wing Conference Room

The Asian Wing Conference Room is perfect for a meeting of up to 10 people. It has a built in projector and screen, a whiteboard, and a window that fills the space with natural light. Available Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm.


Director's Conference Room

The Director’s Conference Room seats 10 boardroom style and is excellent for VIP groups. The room comes equipped with a TV monitor for presentations and a conference phone is available upon request. Restrooms are conveniently located across the hall. Available Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm.