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Current Rental Fees for University Museums Facilities

Brunnier Art Museum
  Room Rate:

    ISU Student Organizations or University Museums' Curator Level Members $400 for 2-hour minimum rental, $50 per     additional hour.

    ISU Departments $500 for 2-hour minimum rental, $50 per additional hour.

    External groups $650 for 2-hour minimum rental, $100 per additional hour.

  Additional Security Staff: $75 per additional staff member

  Equipment Use: $25 per item

  Lobby Chandeliers On: $150 per hour

Christian Petersen Art Museum

  Room Rate: 

    ISU Student Organizations or University Museums' Curator Level Members $350 for 2-hour minimum rental, $50 per     additional hour.

    ISU Departments $400 for 2-hour minimum rental, $50 per additional hour.

    External groups $500 for 2-hour minimum rental, $100 per additional hour.

  Additional Security Staff: $75 per additional staff member

  Equipment Use: $25 per item

Farm House Museum

  Full Farm House Rate: 

    ISU Student Organizations or University Museums' Curator Level Members $250 for 2-hour minimum rental, $50 per     additional hour.

    ISU Departments $300 for 2-hour minimum rental, $50 per additional hour.

    External groups $400 for 2-hour minimum rental, $100 per additional hour.

  Additional Security Staff: $75 per additional staff member.

  Equipment Use: $25 per item


 
General Facility Rental Policies
The initial charge for 2 hours includes the services of 1-2 security staff depending on the rental. The $75 security staff fee will be charged for large groups or restrictive exhibitions. Groups of 50 to 150 will require 1 additional security staff, groups of 150 to 250 will require 2 additional security staff. Groups larger than 250 will be reviewed by the University Museums for security needs. Professional museum standards must be met at all times, including the provision of adequate security for the works of art.
 
Food
The preferred caterer for all food and beverage arrangements is Iowa State Catering. Red wine, red sauces, fruit punch, candles, open flame or Sterno burners are prohibited. All menus must be pre-approved by the University Museums. The type of exhibition and terms of loaned works or art are taken into consideration, as well as the potential for stains or cleaning issues. The repair, replacement, or art conservation expense for any property damage incurred by event participants during the event will be the responsibility of the renter.
 
Additional Rental Items
The renter will also be charged $25 per item for equipment use per item. Set-up arrangements will vary depending on the size and type of event. Tables, chairs, and linen service for all catered events must be arranged through Iowa State Catering.
 
Deposit
An initial deposit of $250 will be due upon the signature of a contract, and the remaining balance will be due the day following the event.   
 
Cancellation Policy
Should the renter cancel the event within seven days of the event, a $250 cancellation fee will be charged. If within fourteen days a $150 cancellation fee applies.

 
Due to object and exhibition restrictions, the University Museums may require additional requirements for any event.
 
 
 
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