Nevada Museum of Art




The Nevada Museum of Art offers a sophisticated setting for your wedding day. Designed by award-winning architect Will Bruder and inspired by the Black Rock Desert, the Museum’s spaces ignite creativity and provide a memorable experience for you and your guests in a truly unique setting. Imagine a gorgeous reception in the Grand Hall, which boasts a soaring atrium of space and light. Or share your special day with family and friends in the intimate and elegant IGT Founder’s Room, where you’ll be sure to create intimate memories. The Nightingale Rooftop Gallery provides panoramic views that will enhance your wedding ceremony. The Rooftop Penthouse offers a unique balance between an indoor and outdoor setting so you get the most out of your special day. Step outside for fresh mountain air and dance the night away inside the stunning surroundings of this building. The Nevada Museum of Art combines to create a venue that is flexible and comfortable in the most distinctive building in downtown Reno.

Venue Style

Museum/Gallery, Mountain, Outdoor, Modern


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 260 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 700 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 260 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 700 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start 1 hour prior to start of event. Events must end by midnight. Venue is not available for Monday events.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $4,500 to $6,000 for a ceremony and reception. The venue allows 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $550/hr. A refundable security deposit ranging from $500 to $1,000 is required and varies based on guest count. Please inquire with venue coordinator for Sunday through Thursday availability.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Nevada Museum of Art is estimated at between $22,726 and $31,128 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.




BYO, Provided

Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Use of 2nd or 3rd floor space for one hour
Stage included in theater for ceremony
Coat check attendant
One hour rehearsal
Linens, silverware, glassware included with caterer

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Exclusive caterer for venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight
No open flames
LED candles only