Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art

901 S College Street, Auburn, AL 36830 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art

Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art is a waterfront wedding venue in Auburn, Alabama. Located at the entry of Auburn University’s main campus, the 40,000-square-foot property features travertine stone decorations on the outside, plus well-maintained gardens, open terraces, and grand galleries.

Facilities and Capacity
The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art can host up to 400 guests in its indoor and outdoor event spaces. The Susan Philips Gardens is an outdoor event space, ideal for couples looking to host a ceremony in a natural setting. It features a reflecting pool, meditation fountains, and artistic sculptures. The Grand Gallery can seat up to 140 guests and host up to 400 guests in a cocktail reception. The Museum Café is an indoor event space that can host up to 50 seated guests and 75 guests in a cocktail reception. The Carlisle Lobby offers enough standing room for up to 125 guests, and is perfect for hosting indoor ceremonies and special events. The venue also has an auditorium, which can seat up to 127 guests, and a terrace overlooking a sparkling lake and picturesque landscapes.

Services offered
The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art offers a variety of services for wedding events, such as ceremonies, receptions, bridal showers, and engagement parties. Its services include:

  • Set up
  • In-house catering
  • In-house bar
  • Event rentals
  • Lighting and sound
  • Furniture
  • Clean up
  • Food and beverage items, including barware, flatware, glassware, and china
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Samantha Gacasan-Alwine · Married on 04/13/2019

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    Amazing Venue!!

    JCSM was THE dream venue. Rachel sent me layout suggestions a few months before our wedding and everything just fell into place. I fully trusted everything she suggested since they know the space so well. The museum is beautiful on its own and we decided to let it speak for itself. The only things we had on our reception tables were our tablecloths and beautiful flower arrangements. It was perfect! We held the ceremony and reception in the same area and Rachel and her team performed the flip during cocktail hour without any problems and in such a timely manner! Everyone at JCSM was phenomenal. We were required to use their in-house caterer, Ursula’s Catering, and the food was spectacular!! We live out of state so all our planning was done via phone and email. We loved every minute of our wedding and our venue and caterer had so much to do with that!!

    Sent on 04/26/2019

    Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art's reply:

    Samantha! Thank you so much for your kind words. It was an absolute pleasure working with you throughout this process! Wishing you and Matthew all the best!
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    Deborah · Married on 06/30/2018

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    Although our event will not take place until late June, we are very pleased with every aspect of our experience with this venue so far. If considering this venue, I would suggest taking a tour and booking very early as venues as lovely as this one book up fast!

    Now that our daughter's wedding has passed, I wanted to follow up on this review. Words can't sufficiently express how totally pleased we have been with our choice of Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art for our reception venue. Rachel and the staff are attentive to every detail and are very professional. Each and every member of this staff made every aspect of our daughter and son-in-law's reception amazing! We highly recommend this venue for one's special event and cannot thank Rachel and the museum staff enough for attending to every detail to make this evening far exceed our expectations!

    Sent on 03/14/2018

    Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art's reply:

    Deborah, We absolutely cannot wait to help you celebrate such a special wedding weekend! Thank you so much for the kind words, we truly love serving our brides and their families.

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Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Server(s)
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 7
  • Describe your venue: Art Gallery, Garden, Museum, Restaurant, Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Rentals, Lighting / Sound, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Chairs, Furniture, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access

1 Wedding Deal & Discount

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    Active Military Discount
    If you or your soon-to-be spouse is active United States Military we are honored to offer you 20% off of your rental fee. Thank you for your service!

Map

  • 901 S College Street Auburn, AL, 36830 See on map
    3348443488 (Phone number)
    Monday: Closed Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Thursday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Sunday: 1:00 - 4:00 PM

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