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The UMLAUF offers options for couples looking for a beautiful space for their intimate ceremony. These ceremonies can take place during Museum hours.


The Garden offers a serene backdrop with plenty of intimate spaces for small ceremonies. Ceremony options include the picturesque waterfall that offers a ceremony location at either the top or bottom, the ceremony arbor that overlooks the upper pond, and the lower pond. Depending on the group size, other locations throughout the garden may be used.



  • Use of the ceremony arbor, summit or base of the waterfall, or other Garden locations that do not block public access to view sculpture

  • Admission to the Garden for up to 15 guests (additional guests up to 25 people total can be added for an additional fee)

  • Access to the Garden for up to two hours for a ceremony and photos

  • Convenient access to nearby public parking lots

  • One-year family level membership to the UMLAUF Sculpture Garden + Museum

  • The use of the Crenshaw Room can be added for an additional fee.

    • The Crenshaw Room can be used before or after ceremony for serving refreshments, a getting ready room, or a weather backup plan for the ceremony

    • Two additional hours are included with the use of the Crenshaw Room, for a total access time of four hours

    • The Crenshaw Room comes with the use of the following items (linens, setup, and cleanup are not provided):

      • 8 6’x18”  rectangle tables

      • 4 5’x18” rectangle tables

      • 40 gray resin chairs

      • 60" TV mounted to the wall

      • Private restroom with full-length mirror

Rates + Times



Please Submit an Inquiry for more information and to review available dates.

Up to two hours during Museum hours: $500

Up to four hours during Museum hours with use of the Crenshaw Room: $850

Reservations must be made during the daytime hours listed below. Reservation times include time required for setup, event time and cleanup. Reservation windows are two hours or four hours, depending on the package chosen above.


Monday-Friday: 10a-4p

Saturday-Sunday: Noon-4p


  • Amplified sound is not allowed during museum hours (minimal acoustic music may be allowed with permission from the Venue + Events Manager).

  • Reservation times include total access time (setup, ceremony time, cleanup).

  • Food and beverage is not allowed outside in the Garden.

  • Food and beverage may be served in the Crenshaw Room only.

  • The setup of event equipment outside must be kept to a minimum (tables, chairs, décor, etc.)The space is to be used as-is. Any equipment or décor that will be brought into the museum during museum hours must be approved by the Venue + Events Manager. The venue does not provide setup or cleanup services. Ceremony chairs are available for an additional fee.

  • The space must be left as it was found. Any trash, supplies, etc. must be removed from the premises.

  • The daytime reservation does not guarantee exclusive access to the Garden. Members of the public, group tours, and other activities may be going on during a reservation. For exclusive use of the Garden, please see our private wedding rental options.

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