With beautiful décor and attentive staff, IU Auditorium is a sophisticated and elegant location for this unforgettable day of your life.

The Hall of Murals, home to the Thomas Hart Benton murals, is an elegant choice for your ceremony or cocktail reception. Featuring marble walls and a high ceiling, the Hall of Murals can accommodate up 225 guests for a ceremony setting or up to 350 for a reception.

The IU Auditorium Grand Foyer, spacious and with beautiful artwork, is the perfect location for your reception. It can accommodate up to 400 guests for a reception or 250 for banquet style seating. The space is flexible and features flat screen television that can display a slide presentation or video of the bride and groom, a flexible dance floor, and the “Petite Foyer,” perfect for buffet service.

The experienced and professional event staff at IU Auditorium works together to ensure your event runs smoothly. Before your wedding, the event coordinator will help you plan all of the details that will make your day unique and special. During the event, the top-notch guest services staff is on hand to ensure that all the details are followed through with precision so that your wedding day is a truly memorable experience for you and your guests.


  • Four flexible lobby spaces
  • Beautiful artwork throughout
  • Professional and attentive staff
  • Décor complements most any palette
  • Private location
  • Adjustable lighting
  • On-site event management
  • Coat check
  • Showalter Fountain, front curb, and north side greenway available


  • White wood chairs
  • 60” round tables
  • 8’, 6’ , and 4’ tables
  • Cherry wood bars
  • Dance floor
  • Platform risers
  • Brass easels
  • Tent
  • Additional charges may apply. Full equipment list available upon request.

We offer Lobby Event Packages suited for almost every type of wedding and we also have an “a la carte” rate schedule if the packages do not match your needs.

"I cannot express to you adequately in words how happy we were with the wedding. It was absolutely wonderful. The planning covered everything and the execution of the plan was flawless. The Auditorium and its staff were outstanding to work with. Our family is deeply grateful.”

Judge Marc R. Kellams, Father of the Bride

The full-service staff at the Auditorium is dedicated to working with you to create the perfect event. For more information, including available dates, please fill out our online rental inquiry form or contact:

Katie Spohr
Assistant Director for Events
(812) 856-3037
[email protected]