Created to enrich the hearts and minds of St. Petersburg with the spirit of the Great American West, The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art is a brand-new premium event space designed to enthrall your guests with dynamic architecture, historical reverence, and one of the most enchanting collections of art that you will ever witness. Whether grand or intimate, business or personal, our Events Team will ensure that your vision is perfectly executed while surrounded by the sights and sounds of the of the Great American West.
Facilities and Capacity
Mirroring a true Western riverbed in a sandstone canyon, the 3,400 sq. ft. Arroyo is a captivating space featuring an imported sandstone interior and majestic bronze sculpture court. Conduct your ceremony in full sight and sound of our romantic 20’ waterfall establishing an unparalleled atmosphere for your wedding, then witness the excitement from your guests as they vie for a once in a lifetime photograph. Standing receptions can hold 160 guests and 120 for banquet seating.
At 5,875 sq. ft., the Mesa Hall is our grandest and most versatile space mimicking the expansive nature of the American West terrain. Its blank slate allows guests to completely customize the room ensuring a unique and personalized event unlike any other. Seated banquets hold up to 400 guests and standing receptions hold 600.
A warm and intimate space perfect for your next reception, the 2,820 sq. ft. Canyon features a carved antique saloon bar from 1800s San Francisco complete with a rogue bullet hole for that authentic Western experience. Standing receptions can hold up to 120 and 70 guests can be accommodated for seated banquets.
Guests can further enjoy some of the many beautiful western and wildlife paintings, galleries and sculptures. Collection highlights include the early West, native life, native artists, frontier, wildlife, and the new West.
The museum offers a range of in-house catering, bar, and rental packages. Event room packages include a four hour event, two-hour access to galleries, two-hour setup, 90-minute cleanup, security, tables, chairs, and audio/visual equipment. Additional services and items include, dance floor, barware, bar and catering services, and WiFi. Catering services include buffets, cocktail receptions, family style, desserts, plated dishes, tastings, servers, and hors d’oeuvres. Bar services consist of bartenders, champagne toasts, cash bar, open bar, house liquor and wine, and specialty beer and wine.
Located in the Saint Petersburg area, Florida, the museum is a stone's throw away from the South Yacht Basin and the beautiful Vinoy Park. For guests traveling for further afield, St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport.
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