Availability Restrictions on Use: Please read carefully
Potential Additional Charges
The Museum is available for rental by corporate and Museum The renter is obliged to explain the nature and purpose of the
members* before the Museum opens (8:00 am – 10:00 am) or event. The Museum may refuse an event inconsistent with
Additional charges include: extraordinary cleaning charges,
after hours (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm). In case of an emergency the Museum policy or which might endanger the staff, collections,
exceeding the three hour event time limit, repair for damage of
Museum has the right to cancel an event and return any exhibitions or building. Restrictions include but are not limited to:
Museum property, Museum staff running A/V equipment and
deposits. Applications for rental must be submitted to the
Special Events Manager. To secure a rental date, return the No food or beverage is permitted in the Audrey Love
following to: Gallery.
Special Events Manager Gallery Spaces Food or beverage restrictions in the Arcade Gallery vary by
Bruce Museum exhibition. Please check with the Special Events Manager
One Museum Drive May be rented before or after public hours. Event set-up may for further details.
Greenwich, CT 06830-7100 begin no earlier than 5:00 pm. Allow 1.5 hours for set-up of Dancing is not permitted.
A completed contract cocktails/passed hors d’oeuvres and 2 hours for sit down dinner. Red wine is not permitted.
A deposit equal to 25% of the fee. This deposit must be Nothing within four feet of any exhibition wall.
returned to the above address within 3 weeks of “hold” Bantle Lecture Gallery: this gallery may be used for a Nothing may be hung from Museum walls or ceilings.
date or the event date will be forfeited. The balance is due cocktail reception (up to 150 persons) or a seated Exhibition pieces will not be removed or de-installed for
and payable one week prior to the event date. breakfast or dinner (up to 90). The superb acoustics and any reason.
Certificate of Insurance proving the person or organization state-of-the-art audio visual equipment make it ideal for Due to the sensitive fire alarm system we do not permit
is an insured entity. presentations, slide lectures, intimate concerts or theatrical smoking, open flames, candles of any type, or balloons.
Proof of General Liability insurance coverage, workman’s performances. Sterno cans and burners are not permitted.
compensation and liquor liability is required from all All galleries: include use of the Museum's entire first floor Parking is prohibited in the fire lane.
caterers. gallery space. This will accommodate 250 people for a gala
No rental chairs, tents or building extensions are permitted.
cocktail reception or opening party.
Auctions, children’s parties and trade/ fashion shows are
The Educational Workshop may be reserved as needed. not permitted. Other private events are at the discretion of
the Special Events Manager.
A Certificate of Insurance for comprehensive general liability of Emergency exits may not be blocked or propped open.
$1,000,000 property damage must be provided before the
event. Neither the Town of Greenwich, the Bruce Museum, Inc. Approved Caterers
All event deliveries must be made only on the day of the event For prices or more information, please call the caterers directly.
the Bruce Board of Trustees, staff or volunteers will be held
to the Museum's loading dock. The Museum is not responsible
responsible for damage or theft of renter’s or guest’s properties
for any items left beyond 24 hours. Always, Watson’s
left either in or outside the building, on Museum grounds, or in
Museum Equipment Aux Delices
The Audio/Visual equipment can be used when the renter The Cantering Caterer
provides a trained person to use the equipment. If the 203.227.2208
The 25% deposit will be returned if cancellation notification is renter needs a Museum staff member to run the
given 4 weeks or more before the scheduled event. The renter equipment, there is a charge of $100. The custodial staff Fjord Fisheries
will be responsible for 75% of the balance due if notified less will gladly assist in reviewing equipment operation. 203.622.4020
than 4 weeks prior to the event date. 100% of the balance is The set-up of tables and chairs will be supervised with
due if notified 2 weeks or less. assistance from the Museum staff. Museum exhibition Food Design LLC
objects may not be moved. The Special Events Manager 203.622.0725
must approve all event set-ups.
Corporate and Member Rate* Patricia Blake Catering
The renter is responsible for any damage to any part of the 203.655.1221
All Galleries $ 2,500 Museum or its exhibitions.
Bantle Lecture Gallery $ 1,000 Libby Coverly Cooke Catering
Included in the rental fee: use of the kitchen equipment, audio-
visual equipment, Museum-owned tables and chairs, a Steinway Jean Louis Gerin
Grand piano, and the services of the Museum security guards. 203.622.8450
*For membership information call (203) 413-6763 MaryBeth Catering
Marcia Selden Catering
Museum Set-Up Form
Museum staff will supervise and assist with all event set-up.
Bruce Museum Rental Contract
Set-up in the galleries may not take place during Museum hours
and Museum exhibition objects may not be moved. Corporation Name
Following is a list of items available for use at your event at no
additional charge. Please note the items you will need and the Contact Name
quantity of each. A floor plan with set-up instructions should be
submitted to the Special Events Manager one week prior to the Address
event date. The rental fee does not include food, beverages,
linens glasses, dishes, event planning or running A/V equipment
One Museum Drive
during the renter’s program. Greenwich, CT 06830-7100
Available Components Required Phone www.brucemuseum.org
Chairs in Lecture Gallery
(150 max) Email
Chairs in Education Workshop
(30 max) Fax
Conference Calling ($75 fee)
Laptop Table for PowerPoint presentations
Event Type Rental Contract
Large Screen Color TV Monitor
Microphone: Specify floor, podium, portable The Bruce Museum is an architecturally
or table End Time distinguished landmark in Greenwich,
Platform for musicians (4' x 8')
(2 max) Set-up Time Connecticut. The Museum provides a
Podium with Reading Light special ambience for receptions, business
Number of Guests*
breakfasts and presentations, dinners,
Caterer concerts and lectures. Regularly changing
Projector: Overhead Art and Science exhibitions provide an
Projector: Slide extraordinary background for events that
(1 or 2) Date
guests eagerly attend and long remember.
Projector: Video Deposit Amount
Enclosed Conveniently located off of I-95 Exit 3,
Projector: 16 mm Film (25% of total rental fee) parking is available on premises and the
Projection Screen- Lecture Gallery
Balance Due Museum is fully handicap accessible. The
(12’ x 12’) Museum Staff Bruce is also within walking distance to the
Projection Screen-Education Workshop Signature
(6’ x 9) Greenwich Station of Metro North’s New
*If more than 200, a policeman must be engaged.
Steinway Grand piano Haven train line.
(additional tuning at renter’s expense)
Tables: round 48”
Tables: round 60”
Tables: round 72”
Tables: Rectangular 30” x 72”