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The Obama Presidential Center is a global site dedicated to fostering a culture of democracy and positive change. We are excited to offer guests the opportunity to rent key spaces on the campus for private events.

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A rendering of the Obama Presidential Center campus.


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Rental Venues

The Museum

An immersive landmark that encourages action and civic participation. Designed to evoke progress, the Museum Building will feature world class art, one-of-a-kind exhibits, and noteworthy venue spaces inspired by the past, present and future of the Obamas.

The Forum

Its numerous collaborative and creative venues are brought to life through inspiring artwork, breathtaking views of Jackson Park, and two stunning courtyards, perfect for any event of your choosing.

Home Court at the Obama Presidential Center

A South Side icon in the making and the largest convening area at the Obama Presidential Center. This glass and metal structure features grand views of the campus, an NBA-regulation size basketball court, and flexible seating able to accommodate a variety of event styles.

Outdoor Venues

A sustainable landscape, brimming with new life and unique opportunities to engage with nature. Outdoor venues on the campus are unlike any on the South Side and will transform Jackson Park into a go-to venue, with global reach and local roots.

A rendering of a movie screening at the Obama Presidential Center Great Lawn.

Event Rental Brochure

Learn more about The Obama Presidential Center, a first-of-its kind, community driven campus in the heart of Chicago's South Side.

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