second floor atrium with windows and stairs

Facility & Auditorium Rental

The Block Museum is an attractive location for cultural and social events connected to the arts.  

The Block Spot, the seating and and atrium areas of the museum lobby, can house receptions for up to 75 guests. 

The Pick-Laudati Auditorium is a 148 seat multi-purpose space equipped with a permanent projection screen, podium, wired and wireless microphones, laptop and film/digital media projection capabilities

Museum members, Northwestern departments, and members of the general public interested in facility rentals should fill out the form below, or contact Senior Business Administrator, Jeff Smith, at or 847.467.3969.  Please note that the museum does not currently rent for weddings or private party usage. Availability is subject to the museum programming schedule.