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Facility Rentals

The Museum considers requests to rent its facility on a case-by-case basis, with security of the artwork in mind. All groups interested in using the Schneider Museum of Art for events please contact us at: or call 541-552-8248.

Facility renters are required to:

  • Provide a certificate of liability insurance in the amount of $4,000,000 listing Southern Oregon University as an additional insured, with a rider for alcohol use, if applicable.
  • Use Aladdin, the campus caterers, if refreshments are needed.
  • Provide sufficient staffing for the event.
  • Obtain university approval for wine or beer use and provide OLCC licensed servers, if applicable. Please email Lisa Sherril at to obtain approval.
  • Ensure that guests adhere to Museum behavior and security guidelines.

Facility Rental Fee

Events held by SOU Departments:

Events with Free Admission: $50  |  Events with Admission Charge: $150

Outside Events Co-sponsored by SOU Departments:

Please note: Co-sponsorship is available to non-SOU groups affiliated with a SOU Department or Club. The outside group bears the financial responsibility for the event, but the SOU sponsor agrees to assume responsibility should the outside group default. The co-sponsor must be a point person in addition to the group’s point person and must attend pre-event meetings, be copied on all correspondence and be in attendance at the event from start to finish.

Events with Free Admission: $150  |  Events with Admission Charge: $300

Events held by Non-Profit Organizations:

Events with Free Admission: $300  |  Events with Admission Charge: $600

Events held by Private Individuals and Businesses:

Events with Free Admission: $1,000  |  Events with Admission Charge: $2,000

Facility Usage Fees

Facilities cleaning fee:

$75 before the event, $75 after – Total: $150.


Two Museum-trained guards at $15.00/hour each. Third guard required for events with over 100 attendees, Fourth guard required for events with over 200 attendees. Note guards are not to be used as event staff.

Total Facility Usage Fees:

Contingent upon the number of hours of the event.

Oregon Center for the Arts Facility Rentals

Music Recital Hall

Center for the Visual Arts

Artist/Curatorial Submissions

For exhibition opportunity inquiries please email us the following documents to

  • Artist or Exhibition Statement
  • Bio and Resume for all Proposed Artists
  • Samples of Artwork in .jpg format or Link to Website

Four to six Exhibitions are planned per year, and are scheduled a year in advance. Proposals will be kept on file for future consideration.

For information about presenting work at the Center for Visual Arts galleries, visit the SOU site.


The Schneider Museum of Art is unable to provide appraisals on art. The following is a list of accredited appraisal organizations; start your search for an appraiser near you on one of these websites:

Art Dealers of America |

International Society of Appraisers |

Appraisers Association of America |

American Society of Appraisers |

Southern Oregon

Stephen G. Frazier Fine Art Appraiser, LLC |


The Schneider Museum of Art does not provide conservation services for private clients. If you require conservation assistance, the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) provides a free, searchable directory of private conservators, arranged by specialty (paintings, sculpture, paper, etc.) and geographic location.