November 27, 2022


Our ballroom is available for rental.  We regularly host theatrical performances, concerts, galleries, presentations, and educational programs. To apply to rent out our ballroom for your program/event, please read the rest of this page and fill out the form (online or print) provided at the bottom. Please note the use of the ballroom is contingent on the museum’s schedule of events and programming.

Ballroom photo showing tables and chairs photo showing ballroom with tables and hors d'oeuvre table

Need to Know

  • Request for rentals must be made at least two weeks in advance. We will ask you to provide alternative dates for your event as well in case of scheduling conflicts with other upcoming events.
  • We limit the event to the ballroom ONLY and no other access to the house is allowed unless specifically approved by the Rental Coordinator, Amanda Eggleton.
  • The ballroom is limited to 120 guests.


The ballroom has available…

  • Lightly cushioned chairs
    • 120 of them
  • Round tables
    • White Lace Table Clothes
    • Can seat up to 8 people
  • Stage
  • Podium
  • Projector w/ screen
  • P.A. system

For concerts and theater performances, we also have a grand piano available.


For rental fees, please contact our rental coordinator, Amanda Eggleton at or call (607) 722-4873.

Photography Sessions

For those who would like to use the museum to take personal photos (weddings, special occasions, etc.), we can accommodate arrangements for you. Sessions are charged per hour and need to be scheduled two weeks in advance with House Manager, Joe Schuerch, via email. The rate for photo sessions is $150 per hour.

Photography sessions cannot be scheduled during tour hours, but they can be scheduled around them. We do not provide photographers.


We are closely associated with a few caterers:

Rental Forms

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