Plan Your Wedding

Plan Your Wedding

Dramatic architectural details, light-filled ceilings, access to more than 15 galleries, an event pavilion balcony that overlooks the Patricia M Jurgensen Sculpture Garden, the Columbus Museum of Art is the ideal location for your I-Do’s. The spaces only need a few additions of décor to bring your wedding to life surrounded by a world renowned art collection.

The museum offers a variety of options when planning your perfect day, and is available for your wedding ceremony and reception, bachelor or bachelorette party, or farewell brunch.

Wedding and reception packages start at a minimum of $10,000 and are custom designed, implemented and managed with you, your team, and one of our Event Specialists to bring to life your personal vision and style.

Wedding Ceremony Only Packages
We offer two options for hosting your ceremony only at the museum to include:

Wedding Ceremony Only Package One, $1,875*

  • Friday, Saturday or Sunday – Time Frame Options of 10:00 AM – Noon or 1:00pm – 3:00 PM
  • 45-minute rehearsal the day before between 10am and 4pm
  • Black padded chairs from the Museum inventory up to 200
  • 5 hours of personalized service and on-site coordination with one of CMA’s Wedding Event Specialists
  • State-of-the-Art Sound System
  • Available tables included from museum inventory
  • Selection of white ivory or black linens
  • Parking in lot A, B, C and State Auto
  • Labor for set up, break down and clean up
  • Bridal Dressing Suite

Wedding Ceremony Only Package Two

  • Friday, Saturday or Sunday – Time Frame 10 am to 2:00 pm
  • One-hour rehearsal the day before, between 10am and 4pm
  • 8 hours of personalized service and on-site coordination for the rehearsal and day-of with one of CMA’s Wedding Event Specialists
  • Bride and Groom dressing suites
  • Hospitality room for wedding party
  • Tables included from Museum inventory
  • Black padded chairs from museum inventory up to 200
  • State-of-the-Art Sound System
  • In-house music playlist
  • Selection of white ivory or black linens
  • 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 23% 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 the largest event space in the Museum featuring modern design with wood floors, recessed lights, skylights, and a wall of glass for natural light. The flexibility of the space allows you to make your event feel exclusive, with an outdoor balcony overlooking the Patricia M. Jurgensen Sculpture Garden.

Capacity: Seated Dinner, 320 Cocktail Reception, 450  Theatre Style, 450

Derby Court & The McCoy Family Broad Street Lobby

This grand and unique traditional space will dazzle your guests as they experience the glass sculpture of Dale Chihuly and a skylight ceiling filled with sun or stars. 

The Broad Street Lobby features intricately painted and gilt ceilings and limestone archways leading into the interior courtyard. This grand entrance space can be used in conjunction with Derby Court.

Derby Court Capacity: Seated Dinner, 200, Cocktail Reception, 200
Broad Street Lobby Capacity; Seated event, 65 Cocktail reception, 150

Patricia M. Jurgensen Sculpture Garden

Patty’s Garden is a versatile outdoor space that provides the unique backdrop of sculptured art in green space. The garden space is available to host cocktail receptions, weddings, and concerts.

Cardinal Health Auditorium

The auditorium has been updated to accommodate the latest in audio and visual presentations or film screenings. In addition, 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


Schokko Art Cafe – available After-Hours

Schokko’s Art Cafe is a perfect location to host your rehearsal dinner, bachelor or bachelorette party, showers or intimate reception.

Schokko Art Cafe opens up into the newly designed garden space.

Capacity: Seated 72, Cocktail Reception 150