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American Writers Museum

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180 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago IL 60601

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Host Your Next Event at the American Writers Museum!

If you are looking for a unique and contemporary venue for your next event, look no further than the American Writers Museum. Located in the heart of downtown Chicago on famed Michigan Avenue, this new cultural gem is just steps away from Millennium Park and other cultural attractions, and a number of Chicago’s major hotels. The Readers Hall event space offers flexible seating and can accommodate small groups or larger gatherings up to 250 for heavy hors d’oeuvres events, cocktail parties, fundraisers, corporate meetings and more.

Attention nonprofit organizations! When you rent a party venue at the American Writers Museum, you can host a memorable and unique celebration for all ages without having to break the bank.

Special Venue Pricing*: Save 30% off the venue fee for Sunday to Wednesday events and 20% off for Thursday to Saturday events.
Food and Beverage*: 10% reduction of all food and beverages ordered for all full service events. Valid for new non-profit events through May 2023.
*Proof of 501(c)(3) status required

For more information and to submit an event request, visit http://americanwritersmuseum.org/host-an-event/. Any questions should be directed to events@americanwritersmuseum.org, 312-374-8770.

Special offer: 20-30% off rental for NFP orgs
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When you rent a party venue at the American Writers Museum, you can host a memorable and unique celebration for all ages without having to break the bank. Save 30% off the venue fee for Sun.-Wed. events and 20% off for Thurs.-Sat. events.

Health and Safety

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CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures

Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations

Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits

Wheelchair Accessible

Student Tours

Motorcoach ParkingOff-site

Average Visit/Tour Length30-60 minutes

Team Building Activities Offered

Maximum Group Number50

Group Discounts Available

Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate10

Miles from O'Hare Airport17.5

Miles from Midway Airport12.8

Miles from Navy Pier1.2

Miles from McCormick Place2.6

Miles from Downtown0.6

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Student Group Friendly

Special Interest Tours Offered

Public Space Wi-Fi Available

ADA Compliant

Self-Parking AvailableOff-site

Number of Retail Stores

Hours of OperationThursdays through Mondays from 10 am to 5 pm, closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Family-friendly

Military Discount

Buy-out Max Capacity250

Preferred Catering Providers

Total Square Footage of Exhibit Space11000

Number of Meeting Rooms5

Largest Room, Theater Capacity100

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing)150

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated)60

Exhibit Space Available

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s)

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Theater Style90

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing)250

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated)60

Video Conferencing Available

Max Venue Capacity250

Private Meeting Space Available

Private Dining Available

Group Menu

Group Breakfast Available

Box Lunches Available

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