Event Rentals

With its breathtaking setting and central location on Long Island’s fabled North Shore Gold Coast, the Nassau County Museum of Art is an extraordinary venue for your dream wedding, birthday or anniversary celebration, milestone event, such as a retirement party or career promotion, gathering of religious significance, or corporate event. The Museum offers world-class art exhibitions, breathtaking architecture, and an unparalleled atmosphere, treating your guests to a majestic and delightful experience they’ll not soon forget.

Host Your Wedding or Special Event at Our Museum

The Nassau County Museum of Art is situated on 145 acres and occupies an elegant Georgian style mansion. The venue abounds with unique experiences that only a museum of true grandeur could offer, including formal gardens, outdoor sculpture park, arboretum, rolling lawns, meadows, and ponds. Every change of season reinvents the atmosphere, culminating in a spectacular celebration of nature itself.

The Mansion features critically-acclaimed art exhibitions, where guests mingle amongst some of the world’s top artists’ works. The Formal Gardens offer a picturesque backdrop for wedding ceremonies and photoshoots. Guests are encouraged to view the art on exhibit and stroll the grounds throughout your event.

"The Museum is one of the most beautiful locations on Long Island."

The Museum offers a number of spaces suitable to a variety of private or corporate events.

Event spaces in the Mansion, each elegant and unique, are able to capture just the right setting for your gathering, including a tented pavilion, library, art gallery and outdoor terraces

As well, formal gardens and lush natural surroundings offer picturesque settings for wedding ceremonies.

A variety of event styles can be accommodated, such as an elegantly-seated dinner, swanky cocktail party, educational lecture, or business conference. Event spaces can be combined and pricing adjusted accordingly, the possibilities are endless! 

And when you host your event at the Museum, you’re getting more than just a venue. You are supporting the Museum’s mission to share art and educational resources with the community and helping to maintain our arboretum and sculpture park.


The Tented Pavilion

The glass-walled Pavilion offers panoramic views of the surrounding lawns and sculptures and direct acces to the Mansion’s galleries. The Pavilion can accomaodate up to 150 seated dinner guests and 200 for a cocktail reception.

Daytime rental $2,000
Evening rental $2,500

The Library

Ideal for an intimate dinner or cocktail party, the Library can seat up to 50.

Daytime rental $700
Evening rental $900

Collection Gallery

The Mansion’s Permanent Collection Gallery offers an art filled space suitable for board meetings, presentations and conferences.

Daytime rental $1,000
Evening rental $1,400

East Terrace

Enjoy open air cocktails or dinner overlooking the pond and portions of the sculpture collection. An idyllic location for a wedding ceremony closer to the Mansion.

Daytime rental $1,000
Evening rental $1,500

The Formal Garden

The Formal Garden,with the historic trellis, is a beautiful location for a wedding ceremony or cocktail reception.

Monday through Friday $1,000
Saturday and Sunday $1,500

The Gazebo

A covered, open-air space with views of the expansive lawns surrounding the Mansion, the Gazebo can seat 50 for a luncheon or dinner.

Daytime rental $700
Evening rental $900

The North Terrace

Enjoy open air cocktails overlooking the expansive North Lawn with views of numerous sculpture. Also an ideal spot for a smaller wedding ceremony in close proximty to the Mansion

Daytime rental $500
Evening rental $800

Contact John Ryan to begin planning your special day: jryan@nassaumuseum.org or 516.484.9338, extension 45,
or click the button to the right.

Catering and Event Planning

The Museum works with preferred catering and event planning partners. We encourage you to contact them directly to begin discussing your event arrangements. 

Culinary Architect Catering
(516) 484-7431
Christina’s Epicure

(516) 922-0500

Robbins Wolfe Eventeurs
(516) 671-2127
Elegant Affairs Glen Cove
(516) 676-8500, ext. 24
Felico’s Catering
(631) 777-1999

Become a Member Today!

Nassau Museum Membership is a great way to get the most out of every Nassau Museum experience. Enjoy unlimited free admission to the Nassau Museum’s extraordinary collections and special exhibitions, plus Member-only privileges all year long.

A Year Full of Art with Unlimited Free Admission

Free Parking 

Invitation-Only Exhibition Openings 

Gallery Tours & Lectures

Three Major Exhibitions

Family Art Activities

And many more…

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