The Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience has a variety of unique and flexible rental spaces to host events of all kinds and all sizes. Whether you are looking to plan a corporate event, a simcha, a reunion, or a Shabbat dinner, we can make it happen!

In addition to the packages listed below, we are more than happy to work with you to create a bespoke package that encompasses the specific needs of your event. To consult directly with our service team, contact Abbey via email or phone at 504-384-2480 ext. 104.

Babka & Beignets Package: Self-Catered Lunch

Daytime Package (10am-5pm)
Rental space: Classroom (Second floor)
Cost: $200 for up to 3 hours; $100/hour over time
Capacity: 55 seated
No alcohol may be served

  • Package includes:
    • Classroom space for self-catered lunch
    • Classroom tables and chairs
  • Optional paid add-ons:
    • Tickets for entry to Museum
    • Additional tables and chairs
    • Linens or decorations
    •  Food and beverage 
  • Does not include:
    • Parking

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Bagels & Biscuits Package: Small Space

Daytime Package (10am-5pm)
Rental space: Boardroom (Second floor)
Cost: $250 for up to 3 hours; $100/hour over time
Capacity: 15 seated

  • Package includes:
    • Boardroom tables and chairs
    • Water/coffee service
    • HDMI plug in to display
  • Optional paid add-ons:
    • Tickets for entry to Museum
    • Linens or decorations
    • Advanced AV equipment
    •  Food and beverage 
    • Event supplies such as flipcharts, extension cords, plug ins, etc. 
  • Does not include:
    • Parking

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Kugel & Cornbread Package: Large Space

Daytime Package (10am-5pm)
Rental space: Classroom (Second floor)
Cost: $500 for up to 3 hours; $100/hour over time
Capacity: 55 seated; up to 85 standing
Boardroom extension: $200

  • Package includes:
    • Boardroom tables and chairs
    • Water/coffee service
    • HDMI plug in to display
  • Optional paid add-ons:
    • Tickets for entry to Museum
    • Additional tables or chairs
    • Linens or decorations
    • Advanced AV equipment
    •  Food and beverage 
    • Event supplies such as flipcharts, extension cords, plug ins, etc. 
  • Does not include:
    • Parking

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Challah & Collards Package: Extended Hours (Admission Only)

Extended or After-Hours Package (5pm – 11pm)
Rental space: Galleries (first floor)
Cost: Per 3-hour block
Up to 25 guests: $500
25-60 guests: $1,000
51-75 guests: $1,500
76-100 guests: $2,000
Capacity: Up to 100
3-hour block options: 5-8pm, 6-9pm or 7-10pm
No food or drink allowed on the first floor

  • Package includes:
    • Entry for all guests into the Museum 
    • Security coverage provided by the Museum
  • Optional paid add-ons:
    • Second floor private function space
    • AV equipment
    • Linens or decorations
    •  Food and beverage (second floor only)
    • Event supplies such as flipcharts, extension cords, plug ins, etc. 
    • Additional NOPD coverage/detail
  • Does not include:
    • Parking

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BBQ & Brisket Package: After-Hours Event

After-Hours Package (5pm – 11pm)
Rental space: Entire building
Cost: $2,500 for 3-hour minimum
Capacity: 55-150
Cocktail style: 85 max capacity in classroom; 150 in Museum space
Seated style: 55 max capacity in classroom; 150 in Museum space
Event must begin after 5pm and end by 11pm
No food or drink allowed on the first floor

  • Package includes:
    • Classroom tables and chairs
    • Water/coffee service 
    • HDMI plug in to display
    • Entry for all guests into the Museum gallery space
    • Security coverage provided by the Museum
  • Optional paid add-ons:
    • Additional tables and chairs
    • Linens or decorations
    • Advanced AV equipment
    •  Food and beverage (second floor only)
    • Event supplies such as flipcharts, extension cords, plug ins, etc. 
    • Additional NOPD coverage/detail
  • Does not include:
    • Parking

Inquire about this package