Walk-up Weddings, Now at Joslyn!

Looking for a location for your small wedding ceremony that is beautiful, memorable, and respects current social distancing guidelines? Come to Joslyn Art Museum’s Peter Kiewit Foundation Sculpture Garden for your Walk-up Wedding Ceremony and Photo Session. Advance booking is required.

Daytime Wedding — $350.00 (10 am–noon, noon–2 pm, or 2–4 pm*) 
Saturday Prime Time —$500.00 (Saturdays, 2–4 pm)
Evening Wedding — $500.00 (4–6 pm or 6–8 pm)

*exception: Saturdays, 2–4 pm—$500

Location is outside, including Joslyn Art Museum's Peter Kiewit Foundation Sculpture Garden & Memorial Building Grand Staircase (no setup provided; just our beautiful, manicured sculpture garden and Art Deco building facade)

Two-hour wedding ceremony and photo session event for a maximum of 25 total guests.

All wedding participants must come dressed for the ceremony (no access to changing rooms).

Provide your own officiant and photographer.

Advance booking required. Call James Laurent, Events Manager, at
(402) 661-3864 or reach out via email.

Entertaining in Style

The soaring spaces, elegant ambiance, and grand architecture of Joslyn Art Museum will make your event unique and memorable. As Nebraska’s premier center for the visual arts, every space at Joslyn offers a visually stunning setting for your wedding, party, or meeting. Our personalized event coordination ensures that every occasion is a work of art!

For availability, pricing, scheduling an event, or a tour of any of our spaces, click the button at left to contact Joslyn's Events Department.

Joslyn Art Museum provides a full-service events staff to coordinate every aspect of your event and to ensure its success. Services include:
  • Security, maintenance, and custodial labor
  • Audio/visual equipment and technical support (most audio/visual costs are additional to rental rates)
  • A list of preferred vendors for linens, florals, and other needs
  • Gallery viewing

Abraham Catering is the exclusive caterer for events at Joslyn Art Museum. For menus, pricing, and other information, please click here to email the Director of Catering and Café Durham or call (402) 661-3842.  

Click here to visit the Abraham Catering website.

Organized Photo Shoots
Looking to have an organized photo shoot at the Museum (e.g. family, senior, portfolio, or wedding photography by either a professional or amateur photographer)? This type of staged photography must be scheduled and approved in advance and usually involves a fee.

Please click here to submit your request.