Pensacola Museum of Art Events

A photo os the side of the PMA building

Your unique event deserves a unique space. There is no place better to hold your next special event than the Pensacola Museum of Art, the hub of visual arts in our city. The PMA serves as the perfect spot to host art-centric weddings, special events, and corporate gatherings. 

For public tours and ticketing information please visit the Plan Your Visit page or visit the Pensacola Museum of Art's website at


Monday - Thursday
(5-hour booking)
Available beginning at 3pm $600.00, plus tax
Friday - Sunday
(8-hour booking)
Available beginning at 3pm $1,600.00, plus tax

*All bookings include a refundable $250.00 security deposit due one month prior to the event. This is in addition to the rental fee listed above. 

**Insurance is required for all events at all UWF Historic Trust properties. 


The Pensacola Museum of Art can accommodate up to 100 guests for special events. However, the capacity is subject to change depending on the current exhibit. 

Rental Period:

The Pensacola Museum of Art can be rented for a five hour time block Monday through Thursday and for an eight hour time block Friday through Sunday. For weddings, 1 hour can be used for a rehearsal the day before or a few days before and the other four or seven hours for the ceremony. If available, additional time can be added to the rental for $100.00 per hour.


Booking includes the use of (6) five-foot round tables, (7) six-foot rectangular tables, (5) cocktail tables and approximately 45 chairs. Linens are not provided.


Certain catering restrictions may apply on a case by case basis as determined by the safe display of artwork and/or as stipulated by the lending institution.


Other restrictions may apply to the size of the event, the number of guests, tables and chairs, food and beverage restrictions, and precautions regarding the vibration of sensitive objects caused by foot traffic and sound. When booking your event with PMA, specific exhibition restrictions will be shared.

Please review the FAQs on the Historic Venues page for more information.

Booking and Contact Information:

For booking information or to schedule a site visit, please contact our Event Coordinator:

Try our new text message only number. This number does not include a voice line for phone calls. Text the following keywords for more information:

  • INFO: general information about our venues and a link to our venue guide
  • TOUR: To schedule a walk-through of our venues
  • AVAIL: To check a venue's availability. Please include the venue name, date, and year
  • EMERGENCY: For issues or emergencies with an event happening within the current 24-48 hour period

Disclaimer: By texting, you agree to receive text messages, reminder messages, automated messages, and promotional messages. This agreement is not a condition of any purchase. Messaging and data rates may apply. You can text STOP to end or HELP for help. 

Host a Birthday Party:

Celebrate your child’s birthday at the PMA! Birthday party rentals include the full use of the Charles W. Lamar Sr. Assembly Room (Gallery 5), crafts guided by an Art Educator, art supplies for up to 16 children, and a PMA Little Artist Gift Bag for the birthday child. You can purchase Little Artist Gift Bags for your child’s birthday guests at $2.50 a bag with two weeks' notice. 

Packages start at $160.00 for up to 16 children for a period of 1.5 hours. A fee of $7.00 will be added for each additional child.

If you’re interested in hosting a party or would like more information, please view the Birthday Party Information and Contract packet, and contact to schedule. 

Photos of the Pensacola Museum of Art:

A lecture in the PMA

A special event in the PMA

Chairs set up for a wedding at the PMA.