The venues admin April 18, 2024


Whether you’re planning a wedding, holiday party, corporate event, or private celebration, we have the space and expertise to help bring your vision to life.  We will work with you to create a customized menu, personalized floor plan, orchestrate your event rentals and fine tune your event timeline so that you can enjoy your event.


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 for up to 70 guests.

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..

Marion L. 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 for up to 200 guests.

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..

Fred & Suzanne Fields Ballroom: A dramatic split staircase, neo-classic columns, and a soft pastel palette grace this perennial event favorite. Accommodating over 500 guests for a reception, and roughly 250 for dinner, the Fields is frequently paired with the Kridel Ballroom for wedding ceremony/receptions, silent auctions, and pre-function cocktail gatherings..

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.

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


Features include high ceilings with exposed wood beams, ample natural light, private green room, full catering kitchen, outdoor access and the latest technology throughout. Greatroom consists of nearly 4,000 square feet of wide-open space. It scales nicely for groups of 10 to 200+. Polished concrete floors, customizable audio-visual capabilities, and executive office area, full catering kitchen and an outdoor space options with access via our two 12ft roll up garage doors. Full day rentals with included inventory come standard.

Leach Botanical Gardens

Situated along a free-flowing creek in outer SE Portland, the garden is an inviting, restorative urban greenspace. The Upper Garden features an entry plaza, aerial tree walk, four-season pollinator garden, and basalt stone sculptural installation. The hillside and lower garden feature native plants, historic Leach plant collections, meandering, wooded trails, and riparian area pathways along Johnson Creek.

– 6 Hours
– 80 Guests
– Market Lighting
– Tables & Chairs

Oregon Historical Society

Located in the heart of downtown Portland and overlooking the historic South Park Blocks, the Oregon Historical Society is a wonderful venue for receptions, award dinners, lectures, seminars, business meetings, holiday parties and birthday celebrations.

Patricia Reser & William Westphal Pavilion
The Oregon Historical Society’s Reser Westphal Pavilion is the perfect setting for after hours networking events, client appreciation events, and lectures. The space features floor-to ceiling windows on two sides with beautiful views of the South Park Blocks, the bell tower of the First Congregational Church, and the iconic Haas mural on the Sovereign Apartments. Add a featured exhibition to your rental to make the evening truly special!


Square footage = over 2,200 Reception Capacity = 250 Banquet Capacity = 96 Theater Capacity = 140

Harriet Broughton Bishop Terrace
The Bishop Terrace is our newest outdoor space and features a covered seating area perfect for outdoor receptions and dinners no matter what the Pacific Northwest weather has in store! The covered canopy offers removable side panels for no-stress party planning.

Square footage = 1,898 Reception Capacity = 75 Banquet Capacity = 58 Theater Capacity = 75


The Cosmopolitan Ballroom is perfectly situated on the Eastside of Portland and showcases the most exquisite views of the West Hills and the Willamette River. Our elegant rooftop ballroom has a capacity of 200 and is perfect for weddings, rehearsal dinners or galas.  Located inside Hotel Eastlund.


The Riverside Deck: Enjoy fresh air, a stunning river view and access to our indoor amenities from the Riverside Deck. Perfect for an outdoor cocktail hour or additional event seating, this hardwood and ironwork balcony offers 1600 square feet of additional space for your event. Standing room for 200 guests.

The Promenade: For a one-of-a-kind experience, exchange rings or enjoy a spectacular cocktail hour on the breathtaking Promenade, our circular hardwood deck situated out on the Willamette River with room for 130 guests seated or 150 mingling. This is truly one of Oregon’s most spectacular event sites!


The Foundry also offers access to the adjacent Riverfront Amphitheater
and Foothills Park: which are perfect sites for outdoor ceremonies and festivities. These locations both offer docking areas.
Capacity 200 guests.

The Great Hall: Our spacious 3200 square foot Great Hall, with expansive windows overlooking the Willamette River, offers indoor seating for up to 200 guests and mingling room for up to 300.

The Garden Patio: The casual charm and relaxing atmosphere of the Garden Patio makes this 1400 square foot space a favorite for cocktail hour, mingling and intimate dinners.

Private Dressing Suites The venue offers two private suites for your convenience. Both provide an elegant space to prepare for the big day.


The Jupiter Hotel is a renovated motor lodge-turned-boutique hotel in the heart of Portland, Oregon. 

In June 2018, The Jupiter opened Jupiter NEXT, a 67 room, interior corridor evolution of the original concept, right next door. Complete with open-air porches, a secret garden and a 5th floor perch overlooking the city, NEXT offers versatile function and plays off of the original DreamTENT and bamboo flanked gardens that still thrive at the Jupiter Hotel. With over 12,000 square feet of event space – Jupiter has the space and expertise to make your event truly unique and memorable.

Whether you want affordability or luxury, rocking out or here on business, they’ve got a room for you. The Jupiter is not just a hotel in Portland, it’s a Portland hotel.


THE LEWIS ROOM Located inside The Paramount Hotel on the 2nd floor, this space is perfect for corporate events, seminars, celebrations such as baby showers, dinner rehearsal, holiday party, birthday party, and much more! This space can also be combined with the Clarke room located on the same floor right across.

The Great Hall: Our spacious 3200 square foot Great Hall, with expansive windows overlooking the Willamette River, offers indoor seating for up to 200 guests and mingling room for up to 300.


THE CLARK ROOM Located inside The Paramount Hotel on the 2nd floor, this space is perfect for corporate events, seminars, celebrations such as baby showers, dinner rehearsal, holiday party, birthday party, and much more! This space can also be combined with the Lewis room located on the same floor right across.


Located on the Willamette river in Portland’s south waterfront. The Z event space offers 30 acres of outdoor space and over 100,000 square feet of covered industrial space at the former Zidell shipyards property.

The south waterfront is one of the largest urban redevelopment projects in the United States connected to downtown Portland by streetcar and light rail with additional access by bike path, aerial tram and surface street. With over 100 years of business in Portland, Zidell Marine is a staple of the Portland business community. The Z event space is the latest of a long history of repurposing for environmental and community benefit. With the final ship being launched in 2017, the property is now a multi-purpose event space hosting events ranging from private dinners to larger festivals.

DeSoto Rooftop & Terrace

Dance under the stars! A beautiful rooftop terrace located in the Pearl District.

Perched above the historic DeSoto Building, and overlooking the lush Park Blocks in the bustling Pearl District, the Terrace is the ideal rooftop location for any summer celebration. With a true Portland ambiance, this unique venue will leave a lasting impression for your upcoming Wedding, Reception, Cocktail Party, Elegant Dinner Gathering, or Corporate Event.


Main Venue: features three main areas: the ‘sunken living room’, bar area, and the open back room. The unique layout makes the space prime for groups as small as 20, or as many as 300!

Flexible layout options
Standing Capacity = 300
Seated Capacity = 130

The Loft: it is above Union/Pine and is located on the second floor of the building, and is available to rent for smaller occasions. Perfect for workshops, photoshoots, meetings, mixers, private dinners, and intimate weddings.

Flexible layout options
Standing Capacity = 40
Seated Capacity = 30


THE RECEPTION Guests are first greeted with a slightly raised reception area featuring chandeliers, natural stone and large windows that usher in natural light.

THE BANQUET ROOM The main feature: a sunken banquet room accented in neutral shades of grey and pearly white.

THE BAR A built-in bar featuring quartz countertops separates the banquet room from the reception area, perfect for transitioning smoothly from one highlight of the event to the next.

THE LOFT Overlooking the banquet area is an open loft, stairs tucked away at the back of the room.

World Forestry Center

Located in Portland’s stunning Washington Park, World Forestry Center’s banquet and meeting halls are tucked away in the forest, only 10 minutes from downtown. Their venues offer stunning wooden interiors, polished stone floors, and modern amenities to make your event extraordinary in a natural and comfortable setting.

Miller Hall
Enjoy the natural warmth of solid wood in Miller Hall with its bold architecture and rough-hewn ambiance. The hall boasts an open broad-beamed 72-foot clear span ceiling with no posts to interfere with your function. Polished stone floors alternate with contemporary carpet to lend a quiet elegance to the Hall’s spacious feeling.


Square footage = 4,800 Banquet Occupency = 250 Classroom Occupency = 160 Theater Occupency = 300 Standing Reception = 350

• Broad-beam ceiling, polished stone floor, and wooden architecture
• Versatile lobby, private patio, and lawn provide flexibility for your event needs
• Includes two private client lounges, portable stage, lectern, AV, Wi-Fi, tables and indoor chairs
• Separate service drive for quick delivery and off-loading

Cheatham Hall
Cheatham Hall has a comfortable interior graced with an elegant design of simple lines and soothing wood tones throughout. Vaulted ceilings give the hall a sense of spaciousness and highlight a beautiful custom glass art piece.

Square footage = 3,500 Banquet Occupancy = 130 Classroom Occupancy = 80 Theater Occupancy = 200 Standing Reception = 250

• Versatile space for banquets, conferences, presentations, and workshops
• Vaulted ceiling with wooden architecture and custom glass art piece
• Rental includes private client lounge, lectern, AV, WiFi, tables, and chairs
• Separate service drive allows for quick delivery and off-loading

Discovery Museum
The Discovery Museum offers a fun and unique venue to hold an after-hours standing reception. Your guests will enjoy our hands-on exhibits while discovering the beauty and value of forests from around the world.

Fountain Hall, located within the Discovery Museum, is framed by a stunning flowing fountain creating a beautiful backdrop for appetizer and bar stations.

Square footage = 20,000 Reception Occupency = 350

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