The Long Beach Museum of Art’s magnificent oceanfront location is a truly unique venue, offering romantic sunset views, manicured gardens, historic Craftsman-style buildings, Claire Falkenstein’s dramatic water sculpture, and a prized art collection showcased in elegant galleries. This extraordinary location, filled with sophisticated charm, can comfortably host up to 300 people outside, or up to 100 for an inside event in the historic craftsman home. Nestled between the craftsman's home and the exhibition pavilion, the garden and lawn area features spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, and the Queen Mary. This inspiring setting provides the perfect backdrop to a day that will live in your memory forever. To ensure the utmost wedding experience, only ONE WEDDING is hosted per night.
Claire’s at the Museum, our onsite restaurant and catering service, will assist with every aspect of your event. Claire’s provides a variety of possibilities ranging from an elegant cocktail reception to an intimate sit down dinner. With creative design and flawless execution, Claire’s assures the very best for your most special day. The Long Beach Museum of Art is open to the public Thursday-Sunday, so please visit our Claire's Cafe for a bite to eat and have a look at our beautiful venue: Thursdays 11:00am-8:00pm, Fridays 11:00am-3:00pm, Saturdays and Sundays 8am-3:00pm.
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Meredith · Married on 05/02/2015
From the moment my now-husband and I met the team at LBMA, we knew that it was the wedding venue for us! The location is gorgeous (a view of the ocean was a non-negotiable), and it is much more affordable than many venues on the coast in the LA area. The Special Events team are rockstars, especially Sara, and they made us feel as though we were a part of the LBMA family before we even signed our contract! Sara was there for us for nearly a year (and patiently answered all of my random and very detailed questions) - and on the day of, she and her team made everything run smoothly. They were so accommodating with all of our requests and ideas - and seemed to have fun helping us plan both our ceremony and reception. The venue offers lots of perks and was able to accommodate all the ideas we had (setting up our personal decorations throughout the venue, using sparklers, pet-friendly, taking photos at different points throughout the day - in the museum, at the ceremony site, on the beach) and - most importantly - the team made sure that we were well-fed in the midst of all the activity! Speaking of the food, by Claire's at the museum, many of our guests said it was the best wedding food they have ever had. We loved everything we tried at our tasting (narrowing it down to a menu was the hard part!) and the staff made sure we had a little bit of everything throughout the day. The signature cocktails were delicious, and the beer/wine selection appeals to all tastes. Lastly, they have a rental company they work with for all your table/chair/linen/place setting needs and it was great to not have to worry about coordinating that on our own.Sent on 05/18/2015
Our day was exactly what we had hoped for and more - largely in part to the LBMA. Our photos are gorgeous, our guests had a great time, and we were able to "customize" the wedding to fit our personalities (which is not always possible at a more "standard" venue). I want to do it all over again! Thank you LBMA! Love, Meredith and Doug
bonnie · Married on 01/02/2019
amazing work!!! Great service !!!!Sent on 12/30/2016
Karyn · Married on 10/05/2018
From the first meeting to our wedding day, the process was so EASY! Adreanna and team made it so simple and would answer all my questions and emails within a day or two. You can truly tell that they take pride in their work and putting on a fantastic event. The food is phenomenal and the bar perfect. We chose the standard bar, which include beer & wine and one signature cocktail form the restaurants menu. You need very little decoration because the ceremony and reception space is beautiful. Definitely worth the visit/tour if you are looking for an outdoor wedding space!Sent on 10/29/2018
I love this venue! I've been working with the LBMA for over 5 years now. I am on their preferred vendor list. I feel this venue is one of best hidden secrets for a water front wedding in LBC. The food is also some of the best I've had in the wedding industry.
The entire team at LBMA is fantastic. From the top down they truly run an event proving how much they care about the day of, and the enjoyment of the brides and grooms. It's easy to fall in love with the venue because of the amazing view, and beautiful facilities, but once you meet the team it's even harder to walk away. We love working there and with them, and always look forward to the next one!
LBMA is an absolute wonderful venue for the client looking for a mostly out door venue. It offers a beautiful bluff view of Long Beach, with stair access to allow for wedding photos down on the beach! The staff is absolutely wonderful to work with and will make sure every detail of your event is met! As a wedding planner I highly recommend Long Beach Museum of Art as I have worked at this venue many times in the past.