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The CMA rents intimate gathering spots and wide open spaces for events large and small. Let us create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.

The unique architecture of the Columbia Museum of Art lends an extraordinary atmosphere for corporate events, client entertainment and social celebrations. With interesting spaces and international art, the museum can accommodate groups from 10 to 1000.

Invite your guests to enjoy cocktails and dancing, an exclusive viewing of a special exhibition or the museum's world-class collection, or a wedding reception fit for a princess.

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Event Spaces

Grand Staircase

Grand Staircase

Main Lobby

The Reception Hall provides plenty of space for dancing.

Main Lobby (view 2)

The main lobby can make for a beautiful wedding ceremony location.

Main Lobby (View 3)

The main lobby provides ample space for large group.

Main Lobby (view 4)

The main lobby is a very versatile space.


View of the Atrium from the 2nd Floor

The Garden Terrace

The Garden Terrace is an indoor space that can accommodate up to 200 guests.

Garden Terrace (View 2)

The Garden Terrace is a flexible space that can be combined with the Lobby to allow for dinner and dancing in adjacent spaces.

Orientation Gallery

The Orientation Gallery is an intimate space, ideal for lectures or film screenings.

Orientation Gallery (View 2)

The Orientation Gallery is an intimate space with a large screen for presentations or videos.

Main Lobby and Atrium

Combining these spaces allows for a large crowd with two distinct, yet not separate, spaces to mingle.

Main Lobby and Garden Terrace

The main lobby and garden terrace are joined in an L shape, combing to make one large space.

Museum Entrance

The unique architecture of the CMA makes for a beautiful and dramatic entryway.

The Loft

The loft is a versatile, unfinished space with room for a crowd.

Rental Capacities

Floor One

  • Garden Terrace Room


  • Lobby


  • Auditorium


  • Orientation Gallery


Rental Capacities

Floor Two

  • Atrium


  • Loft


  • Conference Room


  • Board Room



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If you prefer to talk on the phone, please call our event coordinator, Christina Carson, at 803-343-2212.