Placeholder canvas

Skirball Cultural Wedding Center wedding venue

Skirball Cultural Center is one of Los Angeles' best kept secrets for hosting a wedding. Photographers like myself cannot get over how beautiful the landscape and architecture is. This is a magnificent place to have your wedding celebration. It has been an LA event destination for years.

Skirball Cultural Center Wedding Ceremony

Skirball Cultural Center is a unique venue for weddings

Nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains, the Skirball Cultural Center offers a unique venue in a distinctive architectural setting—offering more than 60,000 square feet of remarkable event space. You will love all that the Skirball has to offer including serene garden patios for your ceremony, spacious courtyards for the cocktail hour, and majestic ballrooms that perfectly accommodate your wedding guests for a reception.

The Skirball Cultural Center is LA's most popular, award-winning destination for weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, proms, graduations, and other milestones.

Skirball Cultural Center Photo Bride Groom

Highlights for hosting a wedding at Skirball Cultrual Center

  • Customizable indoor and outdoor event spaces
  • Distinctive modern architecture within a picturesque natural setting
  • Neutral palette to accommodate any décor
  • Designer tableware, chairs, and dance floor
  • Gourmet on-site catering and full bar services
  • Dramatic lighting and superb A/V technologies
  • Well-appointed bridal suite
  • Personalized event planning and exemplary service from an experienced staff
  • Ample complimentary parking
  • The Skirball’s in-house team of culinary professionals offers a spectrum of exquisite dining options. In collaboration with you, executive chef Sean Sheridan will design a custom gourmet menu representing diverse cuisines for any occasion—whether an elegant black-tie feast or a delicious, healthy buffet for a company meeting.

Choose the perfect size reception and courtyard for your wedding

Skirball Cultural Center Photographer

Taper Courtyard

This Courtyard features a picture-perfect reflecting pool in which water lilies bloom year round. Whether attending a wedding or graduation, concert or conference, guests take in breathtaking views of the distinctive architecture and natural surroundings.
Banquet seating: 500
Theater seating: 1,000
Standing reception: 1,200

Cotsen Auditorium (Ahmanson Ballroom)

With its one-of-a-kind ceiling and clear sightlines from any seat in the room, the Cotsen Auditorium is a favorite for weddings and special events. Glass doors open to the Guerin Courtyard, providing seamless indoor/outdoor flow for your guests.
Banquet seating: 420 without dance floor, 360 with dance floor
Theater seating: 650
Standing reception: 1,200

Guerin Courtyard

Breathtaking views of the hillside located directly adjacent to the Cotsen Auditorium (Ahmanson Ballroom), this lovely courtyard is ideal for your cocktail hour, or even an intimate wedding prior to a grand reception inside the ballroom.
Banquet seating: 160
Theater seating: 200
Standing reception: 320

See who has hosted an event at the Skirball Cultural Center

The Actors Fund of America
AIG SunAmerica, Inc.
American Cancer Society, Inc.
American Express
American Friends of Tel Aviv University
American Heart Association, Inc.
Amgen Inc.
Azteca America
Brandeis University
British American Chamber of Commerce
Brown University
Bunim/Murray Productions
Canadian Tourism Commission
CARES Foundation, Inc.
The Cartoon Network, Inc.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Center Theatre Group
Charles Schwab
City of Hope
Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corporation
Consulate General of Israel, Los Angeles
Consulate General of Pakistan, Los Angeles
Deloitte LLP
Entertainment AIDS Alliance
Fox Broadcasting
Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles
Girl Scouts of the USA
The GRAMMY Foundation
Habitat for Humanity
Harvard Business School
Harvard School of Law
Hemophilia Foundation
Hollywood Post Alliance
ING Direct
Jewish Big Brothers
Jewish Big Sisters
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
Junior League of Los Angeles
Kaiser Permanente
Kiewit Construction Co.
League of Women Voters
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Levitt Quinn Family Law Center
Los Angeles Business Council
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Los Angeles Team Mentoring
Loyola Marymount University
M.A.C. Make-up Art Cosmetics, Inc.
Magic Johnson Foundation
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
Milken Institute
Morgan Stanley
National Geographic
Opera League of Los Angeles
PacifiCare Health Systems, Inc.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Princeton University
R. Cassidy Seminars
Sony Network Entertainment
Southern California Edison
St. Joseph Center
Swedish American Chamber of Commerce
Union Bank of California, N.A.
United Way of Greater Los Angeles
Universal Pictures
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Southern California
Variety — The Children's Charity of Southern California
Walt Disney Productions
Weizmann Institute of Science
Wells Fargo
Westfield Shopping Centers
Wheels for Humanity
Whole Foods Market, Inc.
Women Against Gun Violence
Zeta Beta Tau Foundation
Scroll to Top