New Orleans Museum of Art

Indoor and outdoor spaces, Valet parking

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Starting at $13,473 for 50 Guests

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Starting at $13k for 50 Guests
Starting at $13k for 50 Guests

Venue capacity

up to 1200

Starting price

13K$ to start

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Great Hall
Sydney & Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden
Museum Buyout
Sydney & Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden




NOMA, New Orleans Museum of Art is a beautiful museum with a striking collection of Art, especially American and French artworks. The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden is five-acres, this is a lovely site for those choosing to wed in an outdoor ceremony. Art lovers will delight to wed and wonder amongst the various sculptural works on the grounds. A canopy of Spanish moss will frame you and your love as you exchange vows in this enchanting site. Following your sweet ceremony partake in a cocktail hour on the Freeman Courtyard. For your reception, the Freeport-McMoRan Great Hall is a majestic site. This architecturally rich Beaux-Arts style room will stun guests with a grand staircase, columns, balcony, and handsome marble floors. Dine, dance, and mill about the nearby Gallery Spaces, your wedding day will be filled with elegant moments when immersed in the rich environment of NOMA.

Venue Notes

The rental fee ranges from $8,000 to $9,000 for a ceremony and reception and includes 3 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for an outdoor ceremony only wedding is $2,500. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $1,000/hr.

Amenities And Requirements


Bride's dressing area
Dance area
Day-of coordinator
Groom's dressing area
No kitchen
Public parking
Venue set up and clean up


- Alcohol must be provided by venue- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors- Approved outside caterer allowed- Music must end by midnight- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.- Smoking outside only- Venue must approve all decorations