Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum




An internationally renowned art museum and one of the most significant architectural icons of the 20th century, the Guggenheim Museum is the heart of the international network of museums. The museum’s iconic Frank Lloyd Wright building offers an unusual variety of spaces for your wedding celebration. From the dramatic rotunda and theater to the stylish restaurant The Wright, you have the opportunity to celebrate your nuptials in one of the world’s most recognizable buildings and premier cultural institutions. Pledge your love center stage in a romantic ceremony inside the Peter B. Lewis Theater. The auditorium emanates warmth and features state-of-the-art equipment so your guests won’t miss a moment of this special time. After the ceremony guest can move to The Wright Restaurant for a delicious meal and you can even treat your guests can enjoy a private tour where they experience special exhibits of modern and contemporary art. For a grand and sophisticated reception with towering centerpieces, use the Ronald Perelman Rotunda. Enjoy an elegant evening with dinner and dancing. The dedicated events team will work closely with you to ensure your special day is unforgettable.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Museum/Gallery, City/Skyline View, Modern


Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Reception: 1,000 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. There is no end time for events.

Rental Fees

The rental fee and membership to gain exclusive access to the world class art in the Guggenheim Museum ranges from $45,500 to $55,500 (tax deductible) for a reception for up to 1,000 guests. The rental fee includes 8 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. For more intimate receptions, the rental fee ranges from $1,500 to $4,000 (outside museum hours) up to 100 guests and does not include exclusive access to the museum. Applied to all events, there is an additional fee of $25 per person. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee. Please inquire with the venue for rental fees and food and beverage minimums for events held during museum hours.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is estimated at between $34,103 and $37,314 for a reception only for 100 guests.


BYO, Provided



Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Coat check room
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Valet or public parking for a fee
Sound system
Access to the museum

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
No restrictions on music end time
Food and beverage minimums may apply to some events
Outside caterer is allowed