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Add culture and personality to your event by hosting it at the El Paso Museum of Art.

Located in the Downtown Arts District, your guests are ensured an unforgettable experience. EPMA’s space availability ranges from the El Paso Energy Auditorium to the entire museum, galleries included, creating functional and visually stunning venues for any event.

Please contact Visitor and Facility Rentals at 915-212-3064 or EPMArentals@elpasotexas.gov for details.

Patricia and Jonathan Rogers Grand Lobby

Welcome guests from EPMA’s grand entrance. The neighboring Dede Rogers Gallery gives guests access to current exhibitions. Grand lobby —-

Featuring views of Arts Festival Plaza, the C2 Gallery is perfect for receptions, galas and dinner parties. A catering kitchen is conveniently located adjacent to the space. The C2 Gallery can comfortably accommodate 300 seated guests or 500 standing guests.

5,300 sq. ft.

$1,750 - 4 hour event
$3,250 - 8 hour event


El Paso Energy Auditorium

As the ideal setting for lectures, seminars and small-scale performances, the El Paso Energy Auditorium is equipped with a large projection screen, sound and lighting systems and a green room. The Auditorium accommodates 218 seated guests and up to 6 wheelchairs.

18’x17’ stages 2,693 sq. ft.

$1,250 - 4 hour event
$1,750 - 8 hour event
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Larry Francis Board Room

The Larry Francis Board Room features drop-down screen and projector with traditional boardroom chairs and table. Seating accommodates 20 guests.

539 sq. ft.

$500 - 4 hour event
$750 - 8 hour event
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Entire Museum

Stun your guests with an unforgettable experience. Utilizing the entire Museum and all available amenities, galleries included, create a memorable event at EPMA.

$10,000 Moa exterior 136

Facility Rental FAQs

How far in advance must I submit my facility rental request?

We prefer that requests are made at least 8 weeks in advance of the proposed event.

Is EPMA staff available to work at facility rental events?

Yes. The safety of visitors, the art, and museum is paramount. At least one museum security staff member will be available for every event. At EPMA’s discretion, additional staff may be required based on the size of event and spaces used.

What is provided with the rental fee?

The rental fee only includes the rental of the space. Renter’s preferred licensed vendor provides all event details; decorations, catering, sound, tables, linens and chairs.

May we install decorations for our event?

Yes, all decorations must be free standing; nothing may be affixed to the walls, fixtures, or facility without EPMA’s written permission. Flowers are allowed, but must be removed after event. All decorations must be flameproof. The use of any type of fire or flame is prohibited.

May we serve food and alcoholic beverages from outside vendors?

Yes, please follow the museum’s catering, food preparation, and beverage service policies. Renters are responsible for kitchen staff, clean-up, and removal of all food, beverages, supplies and equipment. Please note, no food and beverages allowed in galleries.

May we photograph inside the museum?

Yes, please follow the museum’s photography policy.

Where is the most convenient parking?

Parking is available at the Mills Parking Garage, Convention Center Parking Garage, or at metered parking.

Is the El Paso Museum of Art accessible for those with disabilities?

Yes, the museum is accessible for those with disabilities. There is accessible drop-off on Santa Fe Street, in front of the museum.

Do I need additional insurance?

Yes, you are required to purchase Tulip (Tenant Users Liability Insurance Policy). Tulip may be easily purchased online and museum staff will provide guidance.

Are there any prohibited events?

Commercial sales, trade shows, prepaid ticketed events or fundraisers, religious or political events and activities are not permitted.