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Enjoy a Backdrop of Gorgeous Gardens and Intimate Receptions 

The Taft Museum of Art’s historic gardens sit nestled behind the museum. Our tented brick terrace provides an intimate retreat for outdoor weddings and receptions with the beautiful backdrop of the lush gardens and open lawn. This 180-person space can be arranged to accommodate a band and a dance floor in spring, summer, and fall.

Have a smaller wedding in mind? Explore our Luther Hall space.

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Food and Beverage

The Taft Museum of Art works with a select group of preferred professional caterers, offering you flexibility in determining the best food, style, and service to meet your needs. 

Preferred Caterers:

  • Delight More
  • Eat Well Celebrations and Feasts
  • Elegant Fare
  • Jeff Thomas Catering
  • Scott's Homestyle Cooking & Catering
  • Southern Grace Eats

Design Choices

As with the food, your chosen caterer would consult with you on table linens, china, and glassware. We provide select tables and Chiavari chairs.

Preferred Vendors:

  • Fitz the Occasion
  • Clear Lighting
  • All Occasions Event Rentals
  • Advantage Tent and Party Rental


  • Attached parking garage with 50 available spaces
  • Valet parking available for an additional fee

Additional Benefits

  • On-site Events Manager
  • Seasonal 30 × 90-foot tent with pole covers, ceiling fans, tent sides, and heaters as needed
  • Select tables and chairs
  • One-year Dual/Family Level Membership to the Taft and benefits
  • On-site security and cleaning fees, permits, and utilities covered
  • Complimentary parking in the museum garage (as available)
  • Digital layout of event setup provided by the Events Manager

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