Due to COVID restrictions, The Murphy will be closed indefinitely.

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Event Space Pricing

The license fee of the Murphy Auditorium is $7,500*, for a period of six hours.

Additional hours may be purchased at a rate of $600/hour.  
Load-in may begin up to four hours prior to the start of the contracted hours.  Load-out must be completed within two hours after the completion of the contracted hours.

The license fee includes the cost of the on-site Event Coordinator, cleaning of the facility before and after the event, security, use of the dressing room on the fifth floor, chairs, restroom porters, and a basic sound system.

A 25% deposit must accompany a signed License Agreement and Event Request Form to guarantee your reservation.

Valet Parking and Coat check is available for an additional fee upon request. No smoking is permitted on the grounds of the Murphy Auditorium.

User's Guide PDF Document

Available 360 Days a Year

The Murphy Auditorium is available to host your event any day or evening of the week, excluding: Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.


*All fees are subject to change.

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Working with the staff at the John B. Murphy Memorial is a pleasure. They are friendly and go the distance in taking care of our needs and ensuring that our events are a true success. Their help, in addition to The Murphy being one of the most stunning venues in the city of Chicago, has us coming back year after year...

- Kara Kelly, University of Notre Dame School of Architecture

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