Which events can I hold at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection?
Both corporate events and private receptions can be held.
Are press conferences, product launches or fundraising events allowed?
The museum does not make its facilities available to third parties for press conferences or award ceremonies. Likewise, fundraising, benefits, fashion shows, merchandising, political or promotional events are not permitted.
Can I get married at the PGC?
Wedding celebrations and receptions are not permitted.
At what time can the event start?
Events may begin at 6:30pm, once the museum is closed to the public. The panoramic Roof Terrace is the only location where events can be held during the day, in one of the following time slots: 9am-12pm; 11am-2pm; 12pm-3pm.
How long can the event last?
The museum is available from 6:30pm to 11:30pm. Extensions are subject to advance authorization and extra cost. The museum is not available after 12:30am.
When can the set up for the event start?
The Nasher Sculpture Garden is available for set-ups beginning at 5pm; the Museum Café at 6pm; the panoramic Roof Terrace can be available before 5pm if approved by the Special Events Department.
Which caterer can I use?
The Peggy Guggenheim Collection designated the Museum Café/Ai Gondolieri as the authorized caterer for events on its premises. Any other company indicated by the client must be approved in advance by the Special Events Department. For information or estimates please contact the Museum Café.
Energy supply / Technical equipment
The museum can provide a maximum electrical power of 5KW in triphase. If more power is required, the client will be responsible for requesting an additional supply from the electric company. The museum does not provide technical equipment, such as audio systems, microphones, lighting, etc., which should be rented from museum-approved suppliers.
In case of inclement weather, does the museum offer a back-up solution?
The Nasher Sculpture Garden and the panoramic Roof Terrace are both open-air, outdoor locations. The only indoor back-up space is offered by the Museum Café for a maximum of 50 people, for either cocktails or dinner. The large umbrellas on the panoramic Roof Terrace can operate under light rain only. For events with more than 50 guests, it is recommended to provide an external back-up location in case of bad weather.