Palos Verdes Art Center

Los Angeles



Weddings will flourish in the creative splendor of the contemporary Palos Verdes Art Center in southwestern Los Angeles County. Over 80 years old, the art center is a community, non-profit art gallery and educational facility founded with the vision of creating and celebrating art. An attentive staff will certainly make your wedding reception or ceremony an effortless and elegant event, harnessing the beauty of the open and modern space to fulfill your greatest desires. Nibble on hors d’oeuvres and indulge in high-end cocktails while admiring artwork that has been skillfully curated on the walls of our four gallery spaces. The center provides its own entertainment with its numerous special exhibitions for an unforgettable night of rejoicing with loved ones. Moreover, modern tiled floors, contemporary wall paneling, and custom designed pyramid shaped chandeliers hanging from the ceiling enhance the pleasantly upscale and elegant environment. Top the night off by festively dancing with your new spouse under the high arched ceiling and laughing with family around the catered bar.

Venue Style

Event Center, Museum/Gallery, City/Skyline View, Modern


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 11:00pm (Saturday/Friday) and 10:00pm (Monday-Thursday).

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $1,000 to $4,000 for a ceremony and reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony only wedding ranges from $3,000 to $4,000. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $600/hr.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Palos Verdes Art Center is estimated at between $9,332 and $14,614 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.




BYO, Provided

Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Upgraded chairs
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Day-of coordinator
Champagne toast
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Glassware included with venue

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
All food and beverage handled by venue
BYO alcohol
Valet parking or shuttle service required
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Exclusive caterer for venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 11:00PM
Valet is required for >150 guests
General liability insurance is required for all outside vendors