Situated inside the renowned James and Mary Emelia Mayne Centre, the Foyer is a unique space suitable for cocktail receptions and intimate panel discussions. Located on Level 2 the Foyer is a light filled space offering stunning views of Forgan Smith Building and the university grounds. The Foyer comes equipped with high wooden tables and bar stools. Additional furniture and equipment can be hired. 

During our opening hours you will have a dedicated area of the Foyer for your event that is sectioned off from the public. Enhance your event experience by booking outside of our standard opening hours to obtain a private viewing of our current exhibitions facilitated by our team of Mediators, and access to an expanded event space. 

Room configurationMaximum capacity
Cocktail function (during opening hours)60 standing
Cocktail function (after opening hours)100 standing
Lecture style (with bar service) 28 seated
Lecture style (with no bar service) 40 seated

a group of people talking at an event in the art museum foyer

the art museum foyer from above with people standing in groups, talking and drinking

Interested in hosting your function in the Boardroom?

Check out the fact sheet and floorplan for the layout

Foyer Fact Sheet            Foyer Floorplan

a group of people in the foyer

Interested in holding your event at UQ Art Museum? 

Enquire now and we’ll get back to you with a tailored quote.

View our Conditions of Hire for the terms and conditions of hosting your event at UQ Art Museum.

Hire fees for hosting your event at UQ Art Museum vary for UQ Clients and External Clients.

Event bookings may incur fees including staffing, equipment hire and cleaning.

We will send you a formal quote upon your completion of the enquiry form.