Griffin Court: Saturday–Wednesday, 6:00–11:30 p.m. Pritzker Garden: Saturday–Wednesday, 6:00–11:30 p.m. May through September (weather permitting)
Griffin Court: 29 x 202 feet Pritzker Garden: 45 x 108 feet
Griffin Court: 8,065 Pritzker Garden: 4,815
An elegant and light-filled venue, Griffin Court is the entranceway to the museum’s Modern Wing, designed by world-renowned architect Renzo Piano. Its spacious and luminous blank canvas can be arranged to host seated dinners and large-scale receptions, making Griffin Court one of the most sought-after special events space within the Art Institute.
Pritzker Garden is a private oasis of rest and contemplation. This special event space, with its open terrace and serene garden, is the perfect complement to Griffin Court. Pritzker Garden offers a shaded space for your guests to mingle while still being able to enjoy the outdoors.
Pritzker Garden is adjacent to Griffin Court, being separated only by a floor-to-ceiling glass wall. Your guests will be able to flow between the spaces without missing a beat of the event excitement.