Rentals

The elegant Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, with its sweeping view of the St. Johns River, offers a unique setting for your special occasion. For more information about rentals and facility use, please email Cara Bowyer in the Events and Programs Department at cbowyer@cummermuseum.org or call 904.899.6026. For information on tours, please call 904.899.6038.

View the Facility Rental Packet

Fill out the Facility Rental Request Form

CAPACITY

Hixon Auditorium

The Hixon Auditorium features private interior space for a seated or standing event. The Auditorium is fully equipped with a stage, screen, and movable seating. The capacities for the Auditorium are:

  • Seated Reception: 64 people
  • Cocktail Reception: 100 people
  • Concert/Lecture: 110 people

Uible Loggia

The Uible Loggia provides a gracious space overlooking the Gardens for a seated or standing event. The capacities for the Loggia are:

  • Cocktail Reception: 100 people
  • Seated Reception: 80 people

With its soaring ceilings and one-of-a-kind views, the Terry Gallery is the perfect place for a larger event or reception. The capacities for the Terry Gallery are:

  • Seated reception: 160 people (with dance floor)
  • Seated reception: 220 people (only seating)
  • Cocktail Reception: 250 people
  • Concert/Lecture: 300 people

Upper Tier of the Gardens

Situated right outside the Uible Loggia, the Upper Tier of the Gardens gives a truly panoramic view. The Upper Tier can hold a small wedding ceremony or reception, lunch, dinner, or cocktail reception. The capacities for the Upper Tier are:

  • Seated Reception: 60 people (with a dance floor)
  • Seated Reception: 80 people (only seating)
  • Cocktail Reception: 100 people
  • Ceremony: 100 people

Lower Tier of the Gardens

Situated right on the St. Johns River, the Lower Tier of the Gardens gives an impressive view of the Jacksonville skyline. The Lower Tier can hold a wedding ceremony. The capacity for the Lower Tier is:

  • Ceremony: 200 people

PRICING

Ceremony and/or Reception

Uible Loggia, Terry Gallery, Upper Tier Garden, or Lower Tier Garden (choose three of four spaces):

  • Wednesday and Thursday evenings: $6,000 plus sales tax
  • Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings: $7,000 plus sales tax

Uible Loggia, Terry Gallery, Upper Tier Garden, and Lower Tier Garden (all four spaces):

  • Wednesday and Thursday evenings: $7,000 plus sales tax
  • Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings: $8,000 plus sales tax

Please call the Events and Programs Department at 904.899.6026 for corporate and nonprofit rates.

CATERING

The Chef’s Garden is the exclusive catering company for the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens. The Chef’s Garden is a full-service catering company that operates the Cummer Café and manages the accompanying kitchen on an exclusive basis. Contact information for The Chef’s Garden is as follows:

Jennifer Earnest
904.899.6017 or 904.399.4449
chefsgardenjacksonville.com

REQUEST INFORMATION

For more information, please contact Cara Bowyer at cbowyer@cummermuseum.org or 904.899.6026.

REQUEST INFORMATION