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...where every event is a work of art!

The Michael C. Carlos Museum offers one of the most elegant atmospheres available in Atlanta for wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, Bar and Bat Mitzvah celebrations, corporate meetings, and special events. With three different rental space options for our members, we can accommodate events of different sizes. Rental of our spaces is a privilege of membership, and you may easily become a member at http://carlos.emory.edu/get-involved/join

Imagine your next special event in the Carlos Museum Reception Hall set amid the award-winning architecture of Michael Graves, including floor-to-ceiling windows, chandelier lighting, state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, and the classic elegance of our Steinway grand piano. The Carlos Museum offers the perfect space to make any event a unique and memorable experience.

The rental fee includes security, tables, chairs, set up, breakdown, on-site event supervision, and free parking (after 5 p.m. and on the weekends). The Museum's galleries can be added to any facility rental. Alcohol is permitted and must be provided by the event sponsor. There are no fees associated with the alcohol, but a preferred caterer must provide all bartending services.


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Room Capacities
Reception Hall (includes foyer)
Dinner/Dance 120 Seated
Event 130
Auditorium 200
Reception 300
Entire Museum 600
Caffè Antico
Seated Event 40
Reception 50

Board Room
Seated Event 25
Michael C. Carlos Museum Preferred Caterers

The Carlos Museum has ten wonderful preferred caterers. Our list provides our clients with some of the most talented chefs and special event professionals in Atlanta. Please feel free to search their websites for detailed information about what makes their approaches to food and service just right for you.

The Michael C. Carlos Museum does allow outside caterers at an additional fee of $500. Any outside caterer must be licensed, insured, and interviewed for approval.

To learn more about special events at the Carlos Museum, or to make a reservation for facility rental please call 404-727-0516 or by email jwarre2@emory.edu .