Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Indoor and outdoor spaces, Valet parking

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Starting at $7,387 for 50 Guests

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Starting at $7k for 50 Guests
Starting at $7k for 50 Guests

Venue capacity

up to 1000

Starting price

7K$ to start

Peak Season



Museum 1-2 floor
Museum 5th/Terrace
Museum 5th/Terrace


Historic/Landmark Building
Event Center


The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, University of New Orleans is located in the heart of New Orleans’ historic Warehouse Arts District. Devoted to the art, culture and history of the South, the Museum is the perfect setting for your wedding and reception. Stephen Goldring Hall currently showcases changing exhibitions and the Museum’s permanent collections. This modern, five-story structure features a glass facade, "floating" staircase, and intimate galleries surrounded by mezzanine-style balconies which overlook the Grand Hall's four-story atrium. Goldring Hall can host small gatherings as well as large receptions. The rooftop terrace, with exquisite views of the city's skyline, is also available for your celebration. Also available for rental is the iconic Patrick F. Taylor Library. The large, open floor-plan features towering vaulted ceilings adorned with individually carved, unique “Hounds of Knowledge.” With a capacity of up to 300 guests, this landmark is ideal for a one-of-a-kind atmosphere. Celebrate your romance in this creative space and let Ogden Museum of Southern Art set the stage for a spectacular wedding day.

Venue Notes

The rental fee ranges from $2,220 to $12,420 for a ceremony and/or reception and includes 4 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. $2,640 to $4,800. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $720/hr.

Amenities And Requirements


Bride's dressing area
Day-of coordinator
Groom's dressing area
No kitchen
Parking can be arranged
Podium and/or stage


- Alcohol must be provided by venue- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors- Approved outside caterer allowed- Bio degradable throwables allowed- General liability insurance required- Music must end by 2:00AM- Smoking outside only- Venue must approve all decorations