Crisp, modern white galleries, outdoor sculpture gardens, inventive cuisine, and attention to detail make the North Carolina Museum of Art the ideal location for your wedding. Enjoy award-winning architecture, beautifully manicured landscapes, and masterpieces of art. Turnkey service and amenities in a crisp, modern atmosphere for your special day make your event stand out as a matrimonial masterpiece! With a variety of event spaces to choose from, the exact wedding you’ve been dreaming of will come to life. Tie the knot in the Education Gardens where your guests will be surrounded by lush greenery as they watch you exchange vows. Next, enjoy dinner and dancing in the Blue Ridge Atrium. This space is the former Museum restaurant and overlooks rolling hills of the Museum Park. Perhaps you’ll want a larger reception area in the East Building Main Hall. This space is the former Egyptian Gallery and provides a stunning space with ambient light to set the tone for your special evening. Whichever space you choose, this venue will create an elegant backdrop for your new beginning.
Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception
Max Indoor Ceremony: 130 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 300 guests
Set up time can start at 4:00PM. Events must end by 10:30PM.
The rental fee ranges from $1,500 to $2,500 for a reception and includes 4 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony ranges from $0 to $4,300 with reception rental. Please note venue is not available on Sunday or Friday.
The average wedding cost at North Carolina Museum of Art is estimated at between $6,000 and $12,420 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.
|Bride's dressing area|
|Coat check room|
|Tables and chairs provided|
|Linens, silverware, glassware provided|
|Venue set up and clean up|
|Day of onsite manager|
|Full kitchen facilities|
|Large parking lot|
|All food and beverage handled by venue|
|Venue must approve all decorations|
|No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.|
|Catering provided by venue|
|Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors|
|Smoking in designated areas only|
|Alcohol must be provided by venue|
|Music must end by 10:30PM|