Frequently Asked Questions
Where is MOCAD?
The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit is located in the heart of Detroit’s Midtown neighborhood at 4454 Woodward Avenue.
What types of events can be held at the Museum?
MOCAD hosts events large and small, including, but not limited to: dinners, receptions, weddings, commitment ceremonies, galas and product launches.
How much does it cost to hold an event at MOCAD?
Rental fees are based on the specific function space(s) being utilized and the amount of time needed. For base fees or more information, please contact our Special Events Coordinator (see contact information below). MOCAD also offers discounts to not-for-profit organizations.
What other services are available to help me plan my event?
To ensure the success of your event, MOCAD has partnered with exclusive caterers, floral/décor professionals, lighting and audiovisual services and other service providers, who are all trained in the policies and procedures of the Museum. All of our preferred vendors are fully licensed by the city and state and hold certificates of insurance. Our aim is to build a team that is fully committed to creating the best events for our clients.MOCAD Preferred vendors list PDF
Where does the revenue go?
MOCAD is a registered 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit organization. Given that admission to the museum is free to all visitors, special events provide an essential source of revenue to the museum. Facility rental income supports the ongoing work of the museum, including areas such as exhibition development, education and research.
To inquire about renting MOCAD facilities for your special event,