Artful Venues at The Portland Museam

The Evan H. Roberts Sculpture Mall: Located between the Museum’s two buildings, the Roberts Sculpture Mall is a unique urban oasis offering a vibrant outdoor venue dotted with contemporary sculpture. Popular for warm-weather weddings and festivals, the space is also ideally suited for pre- or post-Museum viewing receptions.

Additional spaces and services can be added to the reception or ceremony venue to create a comprehensive wedding package.

Total occupancy:
• Upper Mall Reception – 150
• Upper Mall Banquet – 150
• Lower Mall Reception – 600
• Lower Mall Banquet – 300
• Lower Mall Theater – 200

The Kridel Grand Ballroom: An exceptionally dramatic venue featuring soaring ceiling heights and rich architectural details. With a reception capacity of 1000, and banquet seating for 560, this historic ballroom and adjoining lobby has played host to the city’s premiere events for decades. With its full proscenium stage, and built-in sound and projection systems, The Kridel is tailor-made for elegant gala fundraisers, corporate meetings, and unforgettable weddings.

Total occupancy:
• Reception - 1000
• Banquet (rounds of 10) - 560
• Theater - 900
• Classroom - 600

Fred & Suzanne Fields Ballroom: A dramatic split staircase, neo-classic columns, and a soft pastel palette grace this perennial event favorite. The Fields is frequently paired with the Kridel Ballroom for wedding ceremony/receptions, silent auctions, and pre-function cocktail gatherings.

Total occupancy: • Reception - 200 • Banquet (rounds of 10) - 120 • Theatre - 175 • Classroom - 90

The Whitsell: The museum’s most closely associated with the popular film screenings offered by the Northwest Film Center. Through special arrangement (and subject to availability), a beautifully appointed theater seating 376 may be rented for private screenings, seminars, and lectures.

Total occupancy:
• Theater - 376

The Miller Gallery: A wonderfully versatile event space located just off the main lobby of the Mark Building. It’s clean, contemporary lines are in sharp contrast to our other spaces, but works beautifully for smaller business lunches, seminars, and intimate receptions.

Total occupancy:
• Reception – 200
• Banquet (rounds of 10) – 120
• Theatre – 175
• Classroom – 90

Gordon D. Sondland & Katherine J. Durant Trustee Room: A penthouse view of the adjacent park, and Art Deco details highlight this wonderfully formal conference room. With its plush boardroom-style furnishings, and state of the art audio visual features, our Trustee Room is the ultimate destination for those seeking to make that important first impression at either a business meeting or an intimate meal.

Total occupancy:
• Reception – 80
• Banquet (rounds of 10) – 50
• Theatre – 70
• Classroom – 40

Andrée R. Stevens Room: Located immediately adjacent to the Whitsell Auditorium, the Stevens Room provides an excellent venue for both stand-alone meetings and pre and post Auditorium receptions.

Total occupancy:
• Reception – 70
• Banquet (rounds of 10) – 50
• Theatre – 50
• Classroom – 40