Day Rental

The H-E-B Theater is available to host lectures, meetings and conferences with seating for up to 200 people. For smaller events, the Paulson Room can accommodate up to 12 people for meetings or luncheons. Both are available Tuesday through Saturday during museum hours.

After Hours Rental

Chapman Gallery

Bathed in natural light from skylights in 12 copper pyramids atop the miller building, the Chapman gallery provides access to the Café dining area as well as the outdoor patio which overlooks the bay.

The Singer Gallery

Bay windows provide a snapshot of Shoreline Drive, and floor to ceiling windows showcase the beautiful water gardens and Harbor Bridge.

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For additional information or to schedule a facility tour, please contact Amanda Horne, Event Specialist at 361-825-3517 or

Children’s Birthday Parties

Birthday party packages are available for children ages 2 to 12 years old. The party will last for 2 hours and will include approximately 1 hour of hands-on experience followed by an additional hour of birthday celebration in a private room. The packages are available for members of the Museum at the Family Level and up. We do not typically host birthday parties during the summer.

Birthday parties include:

• All-day admission for the host and birthday guests
• Choice of age appropriate art activities led by an instructor
• Tables and chairs
• Party room rental for a specified time
• Trash bags and trash receptors for clean up
• An art teacher, art supplies, and activity for one hour
• A gift for the birthday boy or girl

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To schedule a party, call the Education Department at 361-825-3504 or email

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