Rentals at the Putnam museum. Featuring the Lardner balcony decorated for a black tie event with roses on high top tables and the Grand lobby with gold chairs, gold vases with palms and dramatic lighting.

Mon – Sat: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun: Noon – 5 p.m.

Mon – Sat: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun: Noon – 5 p.m.

The Perfect Venue For Your Next Event

Make a great first impression by hosting your event! The Putnam is a place where people connect with history and ideas by doing, making, and experiencing. Our state-of-the-art facilities and unique exhibits provide a memorable setting for rehearsal dinners, small receptions, company special events, meetings, and parties. Our venue options allow us to customize to your group size and scale of event that no other venue in the Quad Cities can offer.

Our dedicated staff will work with you to ensure that every detail is taken care of, from catering to audiovisual needs. With a variety of spaces available, including our Grand Lobby and GIANT Screen Theater, the possibilities are endless!

Our Rental Spaces

The GIANT Screen Theater at the Putnam Museum, featuring a full audience with an image of King Tut on the movie screen.

GIANT Screen Theater

Our spectacular GIANT Screen Theater is the perfect venue for a variety of events, including corporate meetings, conferences, private screenings, and community gatherings.

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Grand Lobby at the Putnam Museum decorated with gold chairs, tall golden vases with palms, purple tablecloths and dramatic purple and pink lighting.

Grand Lobby

With its stunning architecture and beautiful interiors, the Grand Lobby exudes elegance and grandeur—perfect for making your event memorable.

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Room Dimensions & Capacities

AreaBanquet (Rounds)ClassroomTheater
Grand Lobby3564 sq ft 296250445
Lardner Balcony--72100120
GIANT Screen Theater--n/an/a264
Party Room--n/an/an/a
Board Room1189 sq ft9684140

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