Plan a Social Event


Plan Your Next
Business or Family
Social Event at the Harn Museum of Art.

The Chandler Auditorium lends an extraordinary atmosphere for your seated dinner, complete with built-in audio/visual equipment to support a variety of events.

The Galleria contains beautiful soaring ceilings with columns and skylights opening your event to the evening sky.

The Mary Ann Harn Cofrin Pavilion and Deidre Fogler Promenade offer a grand view of the Magoon garden and its landscaped gardens with palms, bamboo and water features.

The Camellia Court Café, located on the lower level of the museum, provides a unique and beautiful setting for your event.

University of Florida Colleges and Departments must use Classic Fare Catering. Non-UF Groups must use a licensed caterer on our
approved list.

Harn Museum Approved Catering List
(In Alphabetical Order

Aramark/Classic Fare Catering-University of Florida
114 Rec Center, P. O. Box 112282, Gainesville, FL 32611

Chef Bert Gill
1310 SW 13th St., Gainesville, FL 32601

Celebrations Catering
904 North Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601

Dean Cacciatore
9130 SW 51st Road, Suite A, Gainesville, FL 32608

13005 SW 1st Rd Ste 129, Newberry, FL 32669

White Apron Catering, Jules Gollner
2201 NE 2nd Street, Gainesville, FL 32609

To Schedule a Date
To determine availability, a rental application must be completed and submitted for consideration a minimum of 75 days prior to the event. A temporary 15 day hold will be placed on the Harn Event calendar upon receipt of application. An approved, signed contract with a non-refundable deposit, insurance application and fee, must be received within 15 days of application to confirm date of event.

Event Liability Insurance may be required.  Please check with the Harn Rentals Coordinator.

Free parking is available in the Museum parking lot after 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and all day during weekends. When parking restrictions apply, guests may park in the pay lot for $4.00, but spaces are limited. The Museum does not reserve parking for events, and cannot guarantee the availability of parking for events. For more information on parking please visit

Student Recognition Reception and Dinner
"Thank you so much for all your help and support with our FOSAL event! The banquet was a success, and I appreciate you working with me on it!"
Sky Georges (Graduate Assistant, Florida Opportunity Scholars Program University of Florida Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs)

For questions and to schedule an event contact
Vicki Tyson at or 352.392.9826 x2153

Harn Museum of Art
SW 34th Street and Hull Road
Gainesville, Florida 32611-2700

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