Mayo Clinic Grand Lobby and Wells Fargo Atrium

The largest and most stunning space in the Art Center, the Mayo Clinic Grand Lobby and Wells Fargo Atrium enclosed in floor to ceiling glass, offers magnificent views of Rochester’s cityscape, the Zumbro River, and Mayo Memorial Park.


  • Reception: 50–500 people
  • Seated dinner: 200–240 people
Mayo Clinic Grand Lobby and Wells Fargo Atrium

Executive Conference Room

The Executive Conference Room is located on the third floor of the Art Center and offers floor to ceiling glass walls and views of Mayo Memorial Park to the east and downtown Rochester to the west. Equipped with a flat, wall-mounted monitor, a conference table, and a kitchenette, the space is ideal for hosting business meetings, presentations and seminars.


  • Conference-style seating: 16 people
  • Theatre-style seating: 32 people

Rental Rates

  • 0–4 hours: $175
  • up to 8 hours: $300

Executive Conference Room

Every Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

We invite you to create your picture perfect portrait in our beautiful space.  Rochester Art Center’s celebrated architecture, contemporary art exhibitions, and lovely vistas make for a stunning backdrop for all sorts of photography.  Unlike any space in the region, we are not only a suitable, but an ideal setting for capturing personalities and creating engaging images that tell your story in photographs.  Bring your favorite photographer and subjects together in making memorable photographs now!

Photo Session Rates:

  • $55 / hour during regular open hours
  • $75 / hour during closed hours
Every Picture is Worth a Thousand Words RAC


To inquire about available dates or to schedule a tour please contact: or 507-282-8629