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Current Rental Fees for University Museums Facilities

Brunnier Art Museum
Room Rate: $1,000 for 1-2 hours (minimum rental), $200 per additional hour
Additional Security Staff: $75 per additional staff member
Lobby Chandeliers On: $150 per hour

Christian Petersen Art Museum & Farm House Museum
Room Rate/Full Farm House Rate: $500 for 1-2 hours (minimum rental), $200 per additional hour
Additional Security Staff: $75 per additional staff member


Facility Rental Policies
The initial charge for 1-2 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.
The primary caterer for all food and beverage arrangements will be Iowa State Dining Services. 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 clean-up problems. The repair, replacement or art conservation expense for any property damage incurred by event participants during the event will be the responsibility of the contractor.
Additional Rental Items
The rentor will also be charged $25 per item for equipment use. 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 Center Dining Service.
Cancellation Policy
Should the rentor cancel the event within three days of the event a $250 cancellation fee will be charged. If within seven days a $150 cancellation fee. Finally, due to object and exhibition restrictions, the University Museums may request additional requirements for an event.
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