Wedding Receptions & Social Events

Imagine celebrating your most intimate occasion enveloped by the refined surroundings of the Nasher Sculpture Center. A champagne toast next to Calder. Dancing along side Picasso. Dining under the stars, overlooking the calming garden sprinkled with great works by di Suvero, Miro and so many more. Let the Nasher help you turn your special event into an absolutely unforgettable one.

New for 2015:  Now Welcoming Wedding Ceremonies at the Nasher

The Nasher Sculpture Center is pleased to announce that starting in 2015, the Nasher is now available for hosting picture-perfect wedding ceremonies as well as receptions in the city's most artful settings.

Venue Fees

Public Hours Events

Tuesday – Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm

  • Meeting Room

    • 40 (seated lunch, lecture or meeting)

    Daytime Rental Fee: $500

  • Private Dining Room

    • 50 (seated lunch, lecture or meeting)
    • 75 (standing reception)

    Daytime Rental Fee: $500

  • Nasher Hall

    • 180 (seated lunch, lecture or meeting)
    • 225 (standing reception)

    Daytime Rental Fee: $2,000

After Hours Events

Mondays: All Day
Tuesday – Sunday: 5:30 pm – 12 am

*The Indoor Galleries remain closed unless the Whole center is rented.

  • Private Dining Room, Cafe, Terrace, Garden*

    • 50-80 (seated dinner, lecture or meeting)
    • 150 (standing reception)

    Rental Fee: $3,000 Rental Fee plus $2,500 Brancusi Circle Membership

  • Nasher Hall, Terrace, Garden*

    • 180 (seated dinner, lecture or meeting)
    • 300 (standing reception)

    Rental Fee: $4,500 Rental Fee plus $2,500 Brancusi Circle Membership

  • Whole Center (Includes Indoor Galleries)

    • 180 (indoor seated, Nasher Hall)
    • 200 (outdoor seated, Terrace)
    • 1,000 (standing reception)

    Rental Fee: $6,000 Rental Fee plus $5,000 Matisse Circle Membership

All rentals include admission, tables, chairs and tableware (for up to 180 guests). Security and a representative from the Nasher will also be provided for assistance.

Please note that the Nasher Sculpture Center does NOT allow religious, fundraising, political or "under-21" events.

For further information, you may contact the Private Events Department at 214.242.5182 or email


Membership Requirements

For any after-hours (after 5:30 pm) wedding reception or social event, a Nasher Sculpture Center Individual membership at the $5,000 Matisse Circle Membership Level, $2,500 Brancusi Circle membership level, $1,500 Holiday Circle (November 15 through January 1) level or $1,500 Summer Circle (June 15 through August 31) level is required. Memberships are non-transferable. Once you are a member of the Nasher you are eligible to rent the center.

For seasonal membership rates and other information, please contact the Private Events Department at 214.242.5182 or email

Become a Member