Columbia Museum of Art




Host your nuptials at the Columbia Museum of Art. The museum is more than just a pretty space with dynamic exhibitions, Columbia Museum of Art is redefining the contemporary wedding celebration. Magical moments happen here. The unique architecture of Columbia Museum of Art lends an extraordinary atmosphere for your special day. Your guests will immediately be taken by the museum's dramatic entryway. Invite your guests to enjoy cocktails and dancing while enjoying exclusive views of a special exhibition after an off-site ceremony, or pledge you love right on site in a regal ceremony fit for royalty and follow it up with dinner and dancing. With interesting spaces and international art, the museum rents intimate gathering locations and wide open spaces for celebrations large and small. Make your breathtaking entrance down the museum's magnificent grand staircase. Say "I Do," in a romantic ceremony in the museum's Main Lobby. Guests can enjoy cocktail hour on the Garden Terrace while the Main Lobby is transformed into your reception hall. Eat. Drink. And be married! The professional and friendly staff is ready to create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.

Venue Style

Museum/Gallery, Park/Garden, Loft


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 350 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 350 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 5:00PM. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $2,250 to $4,500 for a reception and includes 4 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony ranges from $1,750 to $4,500. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $1,000/hr. Please inquire with venue for guest counts over 350.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Columbia Museum of Art is estimated at between $10,442 and $17,053 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


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Amenities Included

Day of onsite manager
Kitchen for prep only
Public parking
Bride's dressing area available for an additional fee
Groom's dressing area available for an additional fee

Special Restrictions

No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by midnight