Birmingham Museum of Art

Indoor and outdoor spaces, BYO, Valet parking

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Starting at $11,760 for 50 Guests

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Starting at $11k for 50 Guests
Starting at $11k for 50 Guests

Venue capacity

up to 1000

Starting price

11K$ to start






Combine art and romance at the Birmingham Museum of Art! Once you step foot onto the property, y ou will understand why it’s one of the most sought-after wedding destinations in the area for over 15 years. A colorful Chihuly blown glass adorning the walls will captivate you at first sight, while the three-story windows and dramatic staircase set the perfect dreamy and contemporary backdrop for your festivities and portrait sessions. Whether you’re envisioning a small gathering or a large soiree, Birmingham Museum of Art easily accommodates your plans with its various event spaces. For 25 or fewer guests, the Red Mountain Garden Club Memorial Garden is the perfect intimate ceremony space, offering an abundance of natural beauty, reflecting pools, and various pieces of art. For a slightly larger crowd, consider the 8th Avenue Lobby with Chihuly’s Birmingham Persian Wall setting a breathtaking backdrop. With parties up to 300 guests, Oscar’s Cafe will comfortably host your celebrations as it is the largest space in the museum, boasting a flood of natural lighting to cast a golden glow over your festivities.

Venue Notes

The rental fee is $8,800 for a ceremony and reception and includes 7 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a reception only wedding is $5,000. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $200/hr.

Amenities And Requirements


Bride's dressing area
Coat check room
Complimentary bridal suite
Dance area
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Groom's dressing area
Large parking lot
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up


- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors- Exclusive caterer for venue- LED candles only- Music must end by 2:00AM- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.- Smoking outside only