THE BORLAUG BALLROOM
The Ballroom is the largest room in the Hall of Laureates and is located on the south side of the Rotunda. In the original library design, this area served as the Stacks Room and was actually a two-story space, separated with a glass floor and completely filled with bookcases. The original design can still be seen, as one part of the glass floor has been preserved as a balcony.

Capacity
220 seated dinner
275 theater style

Cost
All rooms and outdoor areas are included with the rental fee of $6,750.

 
BORLAUG BALLROOM

BORLAUG BALLROOM

 

 

THE ROTUNDA
The Rotunda contains the building's original stained-glass skylight, and quotes around the four sides of the rotunda that pertain to the purpose of the World Food Prize. It is the perfect place for your ceremony or cocktail hour.

Capacity
170 ceremony
80 seated dinner

Cost
All rooms and outdoor areas are included with the rental fee of $6,750.

 
ROTUNDA 

ROTUNDA 

 

 

THE RUAN LAUREATES ROOM
The Ruan Laureate Room tells stories centered about the World Food Prize and the history of agriculture. A stained glass globe illustrates 12 areas where food production and agriculture originated. In the alcove, each of the 39 World Food Prize Laureates are represented by an engraved plaque.

Capacity
140 seated dinner
240 theater style

Cost
All rooms and outdoor areas are included with the rental fee of $6,750.

 
RUAN LAUREATES ROOM

RUAN LAUREATES ROOM

 

 

THE GARDEN
The World Food Prize Garden is a beautiful area for pre-event photos or cocktail hour before the main event. 

Capacity
000 ceremony
500 cocktail style

Cost
All rooms and outdoor areas are included with the rental fee of $6,750.

Considerations
Access to the gardens for engagement photos at a scheduled time is included with the cost of rental.

 
WORLD FOOD PRIZE GARDEN

WORLD FOOD PRIZE GARDEN