The Museum of Russian Art offers an elegance and sophisticated setting for your most important occasion. Entertain clients, colleagues and friends with exceptional cuisine and cocktails while strolling through our stunning galleries of extraordinary Russian art.

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The museum’s classic elegant and intimate ambiance makes your event a memorable experience that cannot be duplicated elsewhere. Our experienced staff will help you plan a perfect evening that is sure to leave a lasting impression.  Our state-of-the-art building will accommodate cocktail receptions for up to 250 guests, seated dinners for 120, and seminars with theater-style seating for up to 160.

A full array of professional audio/visual equipment and services can be provided as needed. Conveniently located at I-35W and Diamond Lake Road in south Minneapolis, the Museum is easily accessible from downtown and the surrounding suburbs. Free off street parking is available for up to 100 vehicles; the Museum is fully handicap accessible.



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We are proud to work exclusively with the following catering professionals:




Over the past 20 years, D’Amico Catering has earned and maintained a reputation as the region’s premier caterer. Having orchestrated more than 52,000 events, their roster of clients is long and impressive. Year after year, they have been caterer-of-choice for many significant cultural, corporate and philanthropic events in Minneapolis and St. Paul. 



Chowgirls Killer Catering is a 100% women-owned, award-winning Minneapolis catering company. They use seasonal ingredients to create savory, sociable fare and hand-crafted cocktails, with a commitment to sustainability and thoughtful hospitality    





Create Catering & The Dining Studio- Minneapolis offers impeccable food and service for all event types. Their chefs create each menu using local, seasonal and sustainable goods (with forged farmer-chef relations for 25 years). Winners of numerous restaurant awards for their food, their attention to detail and quality shows in every event menu. Create Catering offers a unique approach by working within the client’s vision to create a dining and entertaining experience unmatched by other caterers. Whether it is an intimate dinner party for 12 or a event for 500, Create Catering offers a wholly different event experience.




Lila Buffet Styling features elegant, one-of-a-kind buffet settings, tastefully presenting gourmet food in fabulous décor for private and business events.  As food and décor specialists, they offer an upscale alternative to usual caterers.  They design custom menus and deliver artful presentations with an authentic French flair, offering countless combinations of striking colors and themes, utilizing worldwide artifacts.  

For additional information or to arrange a site tour please contact:

Michelle Massey
Event & Volunteer Manager
612-821-9045 ext. 14