Rent the Mansion

Your Event at the Gilchrist

The gallery and grounds are available for rent for your event! Complete the interest form below or call us for details! We will be happy to discuss your event rental needs and provide pricing options based on your specific needs. We also have a garden-only Summer rental program available. Details below!

Gallery Rental Interest Form

Summer Garden Rental (Self-managed)

William Gilchrist Museum of the Arts is pleased to announce the availability of The Gilchrist Garden for small group socially distanced gathering rentals for the 2021 season. Ideal for family reunions, office picnics or a gathering of friends, the garden is available for self-managed groups up to 50 people.

Amenities include:  

  • Tables and chairs to accommodate up to (50) fifty guests.
  • Private restroom on Garden Level.
  • Warming kitchen for use by your food provider or caterer.
  • Gilchrist Cash or Open Bar (at additional cost and request).
  • Outdoor power source.


Basic Rental:
$250 for up to 4 hours, including set and clean up time. Need more time? No problem! Extend your reservation for $50 per additional hour.

Bar Service: A Cash or Open Bar may be provided by request.  Market rates apply.  All alcohol service must be provided by C. William Gilchrist Museum of the Art, outside alcohol of any kind is not permitted.  Bartender Fee, $25 an hour.

Liability Insurance: Renter must provide proof of a single day event liability insurance policy with a one-million dollar general liability coverage.  (Generally added to an existing home-owners policy with your provider for a reasonable cost)

Summer Garden Rental Interest Form