Plan Your Wedding

From the bachelor or bachelorette party, to the farewell brunch, Columbus Museum of Art offers a variety of opportunities for couples to achieve their complete wedding vision. Dramatic architectural details, access to more than 15 galleries, an outdoor balcony overlooking our north sculpture garden, all surrounded by a world-renowned art collection makes us the ideal location for your I-Do’s.

For a creative conversation and/or to schedule a tour a tour contact Susan Brehm at 614.629.0326 or email her at Susan.brehm@cmaohio.org .

Begin Planning Your Wedding

Our wedding selection includes:

The Wedding and Reception Package or Wedding Reception Only Package
Both packages start at a minimum of $10,000 and are custom designed, implemented and managed with you, your team, and one of our Wedding Event Specialists.

Wedding Ceremony Only Package One, $1,875*
Location: Derby Court, Cardinal Health Auditorium, or North Sculpture Garden (no rain back up)

Saturday or Sunday – 10:30 AM -1:30 PM

  • One-hour rehearsal the day before, scheduled between 10 AM and 4 PM
  • 5 hours of personalized service and on-site coordination for the rehearsal and day-of with one of our Wedding Event Specialists
  • Bridal dressing suite
  • Available tables included from Museum inventory
  • Selection of white, ivory, or black linens
  • Black or taupe padded chairs from the Museum inventory, up to 200
  • State-of-the-Art Sound System
  • Parking in lot A, B, C, and State Auto
  • Labor for set-up, break-down and clean-up

Wedding Ceremony Only Package Two, $2,500*
Location: Schottenstein Property Group Pavilion and Outdoor Balcony
Saturday or Sunday – 10:30 AM-1:30 PM

  • One-hour rehearsal the day before, scheduled between 10 AM and 4 PM
  • 5 hours of personalized service and on-site coordination for the rehearsal and day-of with one of our Wedding Event Specialists
  • Bride and Groom dressing suites
  • Hospitality room for wedding party
  • Available tables included from Museum inventory
  • Selection of white, ivory, or black linens
  • Black or taupe padded chairs from the Museum inventory, up to 200
  • State-of-the-Art Sound System
  • Parking in lot A, B, C and State Auto
  • Labor for set-up, break-down and clean-up

*For both ceremony-only packages wedding décor, catering, live music and photography will be written under separate contracts
*A 20 percent facility fee will apply to use Museum approved service providers.
*Columbus Museum of Art holds the liquor license and all beverages must be purchased and served by Museum staff only.

Schottenstein Property Group Pavilion

The Pavilion is our largest event space and features a modern design with light wood floors, skylights, and a wall of glass for natural lighting. An outdoor glass balcony overlooking the Patricia M. Jurgensen Sculpture Garden provides a spectacular view for your guests. 

Capacity: Seated Dinner 320  | Cocktail Reception 350 | Theatre Style 450

Derby Court & The McCoy Family Broad Street Lobby

This grand traditional space features world-renowned artist, Dale Chihuly’s Isola di San Giacomo in Palude glass sculpture, and a skylight ceiling filled with sun or stars. The intricately painted and gilt ceiling and limestone archways of Broad Street Lobby lead into the interior courtyard.

Derby Court Capacity: Seated Dinner 200 | Cocktail Reception 200
Broad Street Lobby Capacity: Seated Event 65 | Cocktail Reception 75

Patricia M. Jurgensen Sculpture Garden

Also known as “Patty’s Garden” this versatile outdoor space provides the unique backdrop of sculptured art in a green space. The garden has a large and versatile lawn that can accommodate ceremonies, receptions, and seated meals.

Capacity: Theater Style 300 | Cocktail Reception 300

Schokko Art Cafe – available after-hours

Schokko Art Café, is a vibrant, contemporary café. The north wall of glass opens up onto the sculpture garden terrace, making it the perfect location to host your rehearsal dinner, bachelor or bachelorette party, bridal shower or an intimate reception.

Capacity: Seated Dinner 60 | Cocktail Reception 80

Cardinal Health Auditorium

Updates galore make this intimate 288 seat auditorium the perfect venue to showcase your I-Do’s, while accommodating the latest in audio and visual presentations. It is a favorite of local jazz and classical performers because of the excellent acoustics and our stunning 1929 Steinway grand piano.

Capacity: Seated 288