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Jack Guenther Pavillion

Welcome to the Jack Guenther Pavilion at the Briscoe Western Art Museum — a cultural jewel in the heart of downtown San Antonio on the banks of the famous River Walk.   These distinctive indoor and outdoor spaces are completely customizable, creating an elegant and sophisticated backdrop for your special occasion.

 

The venue rental includes a six (6) hour event time frame, four (4) hours for set-up and one (1) hour for breakdown. An event manager will be present through the duration of the event . Rate includes up to (25) 66 inch round tables and indoor banquet chairs for up to 250 guests. Friday/Saturday rates include a dance floor up to 24’ x 24’ (an $800.00 value) at no additional cost.

 

Amenities:

  • 3 Floors of Customizable Space
  • Floor to Ceiling Windows
  • Direct Access to the River Walk
  • First Floor Opens to Sculpture Garden
  • Adjustable Lighting

Available Options:

  • Outdoor Tables/Chair with Umbrellas
  • 36” Round Adjustable Cocktail Tables
  • 24’ x 24’ Dance Floor
  • Built-in Screens and Projectors
  • Wi-Fi/Streaming Music
  • Access to Briscoe Western Art Museum (based on contract)

 

*A $1,000.00 non-refundable deposit will reserve your date of interest

River View Room

(Level 1) The River View Room, situated on the first floor
of the Jack Guenther Pavilion, brings together
exquisite modern architecture — luscious white
oak paneling, floor-to-ceiling windows and rich
earth tones — with unparalleled views of the
River Walk. The River View Room is designed for
maximum creativity, with an expansive floor
plan, high ceilings and state-of-the-art
technology and sound. Expand your event
effortlessly into the adjacent McNutt Courtyard
and River Walk patio area.

Up to 400 guests, seated
Two retractable screens and built-in projectors
Integrated audio system
Remote controlled shades

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City Overlook Room

(Level 3) Stunning architectural design is the centerpiece of this magnificent room, located on the third floor of the Pavilion. A graceful mansard roof, floor-to-ceiling windows and warm earth tones combine effortlessly with sweeping views of the River Walk, McNutt Courtyard and historic San Antonio to make this an extraordinary space. With an expansive floor plan and high ceilings, the City Overlook Room will host your event with elegance and sophistication.

Up to 300 guests, seated reception
Expansive floor plan
Sweeping views of the River
Walk and downtown San Antonio

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The Gallery

(Level 2) The Gallery, located on the second floor, is perfect for meetings and trade shows or as an elegant hideaway lounge. Guests will enjoy beautiful architecture and multifunctional space. The Gallery can be easily combined with the River View and/or City Overlook Room to expand the life of any event.

Up to 300 guests, seated reception
Intimate setting
Adjustable and pinspot lightingStunning

McNutt Sculpture Garden

flagstone, majestic live oaks and indigenous gardens frame this lush outdoor setting.With an Italian pergola and anchors for canopies, the McNutt Sculpture Garden is a downtown oasis for weddings, receptions, cocktails and entertainment. Nestled in the historic and cultural heart of downtown San Antonio, this beautiful outdoor space will make your special event a magical experience.

Up to 500 guests, cocktail reception
Anchored canopies
Impressive collection of bronze sculptures
Italian Pergola for entertainment and ceremonies

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Room Name
SQ ft.
Dimensions
Capacity*
Theatre
Class
Banquet
First Level
Room Name
SQ ft.
Dimensions
Capacity
Theatre
Class
Banquet
First Level
River View Room
8000
96’2” x 71’3”
500
300
600
400
Second Level
Room Name
SQ ft.
Dimensions
Capacity
Theatre
Class
Banquet
Second Level
The Gallery
6000
96’8” x 43’8”
300
150
300 - 375
300
Third Level
Room Name
SQ ft.
Dimensions
Capacity
Theatre
Class
Banquet
Third Level
The City Overlook Room
6000
93’8” x 43’8”
300
150
300 - 375
300
Accessible from the River View Room
Room Name
SQ ft.
Dimensions
Capacity
Theatre
Class
Banquet
Accessible from the River View Room
400
N/A
500 - 1000
400
Inside/Outside Combined Capacity
Room Name
SQ ft.
Dimensions
Capacity
Theatre
Class
Banquet
Inside/Outside Combined Capacity
2,200
1,400

*capacity does not include dance floor or custom set up options

With customizable indoor and outdoor spaces, we will accommodate your space requirements, ceremonial style, food palate, design aesthetic and more. Call today for a tour!