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Sharing a kiss in front of the main entrance.  Kevin Weinstein Photography.
Sharing a kiss in front of the main entrance. Kevin Weinstein Photography.
A wedding ceremony in Ruggles Hall. Kevin Weinstein Photography.
A wedding ceremony in Ruggles Hall. Kevin Weinstein Photography.

Thank you for considering the Newberry for your upcoming special event. With its grand staircase, architectural details, and spacious halls, this historic venue offers a distinctive gathering place for special occasions, hosting numerous private parties throughout the year.

To schedule an appointment to visit the Newberry, learn more about our facilities, and discuss the particular needs of your event, please contact us by phone at (312) 255-3595 or by email at rentals@newberry.org. Karen Aubrey and Chayla Ellison in the Office of Events, assisted by facility and security staff, will work carefully with you to ensure that your event is a successful one.

Learn more about Event Spaces and Pricing, or see Client Guidelines to find specific information for clients, caterers, and florists.

View a sampling of weddings celebrated at the Newberry. Photographs by Bella Pictures.