Event Spaces

Event Spaces

Use what happens naturally, don't fight it. Just let your mind wander and enjoy. This should make you happy. 

Surrounded by the world’s premier collection of modern and contemporary sculpture, you and your guests will encounter a one-of-a-kind experience.

Stunning architecture, soothing fountains, stately magnolia and swaying bamboo provide an enchanting oasis for an event in the midst of the Dallas Arts District.

First-rate service is to be expected. From catering to the event staff, every one of your guests will feel like royalty.

Nasher Hall

A state-of-the-art auditorium-style theater, Nasher Hall offers a versatile venue for annual meetings, award ceremonies, private performances, film premiers and even intimate dinners. The unique space features stone walls, oak floors and a soft ceiling made of gray cloth, with drapery that can be raised or lowered as needed to meet your event’s acoustic requirements. The south wall features floor-to-ceiling glass, providing a lovely backdrop overlooking the outdoor amphitheater. The facility features a sophisticated acoustical system, as well as a glass wall that can be opened to the terraced garden, transforming the space into an indoor/outdoor venue.

Capacity:

180 seated
225 lecture/meeting
225 reception (300 after hours)
Amphitheater Performance in the Round: 400

Private Dining Room

For smaller private luncheons and meetings, consider the Private Dining Room. Located on the main floor of the Center and overlooking the Art District’s main street, the room comes equipped with a sliding door that can be used to create intimate dining events in this 768-square-foot area.

Capacity:

50 seated/lecture/meeting
85 reception (after-hours only)

Nasher Hall Lower Level Landing

Adjacent to Nasher Hall, this 1,792-square-foot area is the perfect location for receptions before or after your Nasher Hall event. Available for after-hours events only.

Capacity:

300 seated or lecture/meeting

Classroom

Designed to host smaller groups, the Classroom meeting center perfectly complements the adjacent Nasher Hall. The 640-square-foot space is ideal for the variety of events from simple meetings and seminars to studio-based classes and other educational events. The room can be equipped with video and film projection equipment as needed.

Capacity

50 seated or lecture/meeting

Nasher Admissions Bay

Boasting spectacular views of the galleries, special exhibitions and the sculpture garden, the Admissions Bay is a work of art in itself.  The expansive 3,584- square-foot space lends itself perfectly to cocktail receptions in an airy, open environment surrounded by masterpiece sculptures. Available for after-hours events only.

Capacity:

300 reception only

Nasher Cafe by Wolfgang Puck

Featuring magnificent views of the Sculpture Garden, Nasher Cafe is located on the main floor immediately adjacent to the exhibition galleries. Event options include intimate indoor dinners and receptions or outdoor soirées on the terrace overlooking the serene Sculpture Garden fountains and lily pond. The 896-square-foot space is the ideal location for truly remarkable events. Available for after-hours events only.

Capacity

60 seated or lecture/meeting indoor
150 reception

Nasher Sculpture Garden

The magnificent Sculpture Garden features transcendent reflecting pools and exquisite landscaping to enhance extraordinary garden events. Your guests will glide throughout the virtual outdoor rooms created by meandering pathways, cascading lily ponds, lush landscaping and the dramatic silhouette of sculpture while enjoying the simple, seasonal cuisine of Wolfgang Puck Catering. Available for after-hours events only.

Capacity:

500 seated
1,200 reception

Terrace

The 6,000-square-foot terrace flows seamlessly between the garden and the main building. Covered with exquisite green South African granite, the terrace offers stunning views of the urban oasis surrounding the lush sculpture garden, as well as views of the galleries.

Capacity

200 seated
1,200 reception

Layouts & Map

The Nasher Sculpture Center would like to provide you with as much information as possible when planning your private event. Please utilize the following tools to map out information regarding your event.

Nasher Sculpture Center Map

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Dallas Arts District Map

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Venue Fees

The Nasher Sculpture Center has various spaces and fees associated with a facility rental. Once you become a member at either the individual or corporate level you are then eligible to rent the center for a private event. No membership is required for rental during public hours.

Wedding Reception & Social Event Rental Rates

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Corporate Event Rental Rates

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Non-Profit Event Rental Rates

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Nasher Sculpture Center
2001 Flora Street
Dallas, Texas 75201
214.242.5100
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