Special Events

Special Events

Entertaining at LBMA

Since 1950, the Long Beach Museum of Art has been home to countless weddings, events and celebrations overlooking the ocean. Located on the scenic California coastline, the Museum’s grounds comprise a historic 1911 craftsman home, two-story gallery space, and unobstructed view of the Queen Mary and Catalina Island. In 2019, LBMA acquired LBMA Downtown, a gallery and meeting space in the heart of the East Village Arts District—complete with 35-foot ceilings, exposed brick walls, polished concrete floors, and sweeping natural light. Both venues are perfect for proposals, weddings, rehearsal dinners, receptions (cocktail and seated), meetings, luncheons, photoshoots and more. Allow our Special Events team to bring your vision to life!

Exclusive Catering

Claire’s at the Museum restaurant located on the Museum grounds (Ocean Blvd campus), caters to all of your needs. Served alongside artisanal cocktails, Claire’s offers a complete menu ranging tray-passed hors d’oeuvres to plated dinners. Our culinary experts and serving staff deliver an unparalleled dining experience for our guests.

Weddings & Events
Corporate and Commercial
Meeting Space
Both LBMA and LBMA Downtown are perfect for accommodating presentations, seminars, trainings and more. Catering is available upon request.
Commercial Photoshoots
Commercial Filming and Photography at LBMA is subject to the terms and conditions in the Museum’s Location Agreement and the Filming and Photography Policies. Please contact our team with your inquiry.
  • Submit an Inquiry

    Daytime events typically take place between 9am and 1pm, and evening events typically between 5:30 and 10pm subject to availability. LBMA does not host political or fundraising events, religious services and/or performances, or art displays not pre-approved by the Curatorial Department.

    Please use the form below or email Special Events directly

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