UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum Est. 1991

Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, Robert E Lee Road, Austin, TX, United States

Let Austin breathe new life in you at this garden and museum. 
This wondrous urban oasis offers guests stunning sculptures among shady gardens filled with native Texan plants. It’s beautiful with the right amount of Austin weird.
The Lowdown
Type
Art Gallery
Field / Forest / Orchard
Garden
Museum
Park
Views
Creek
Forest
Garden
Lagoon/Pond
Landscaped Grounds
Park
Water Feature
Waterfall
Style
Garden Party
Mid-Century Modern
Romantic
Vintage
Zen
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Holiday Party
LGBT Weddings
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Retreats: Corporate, Spa, Wellness, Etc.
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

Create a brilliant event set against the backdrop of art in nature. Whether you desire a casual or an elegant affair, UMLAUF can be customized easily to indulge your every whim. Little is needed to amplify this already beautiful space. With five acres of bronze and stone sculptures, winding pathways, tranquil ponds and a gently babbling brook, the UMLAUF is a hidden gem in the heart of Austin. Let the Garden be your open palette while highlighting the beauty of Central Texas and supporting a beloved Austin institution.

Intimate and elegant, the Garden can accommodate anywhere from 20 to 250 guests for a seated dinner, however, the gardens can accommodate groups of up to 600 for a reception. 

Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Estimated Price Per Head

from $20 to $200

Additional Charges

As a non-profit organization, we do apply service charges or taxes. The pricing is all-inclusive. 

Insurance

Additional Insurance Is Not Required To Host An Event Here

Capacity

Seated
250
Buffet
250
Standing
600
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
1991
Curfew
11 PM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Can Select The Caterer Of Their Choice
Alcohol
BYO Permitted – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol
Licensed Server Is Required
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Accommodations
Private indoor space can be used as planner storage, bridal ready room, kids area or bars/buffets. 
Eco/Green Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Amenities
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
A natural garden space filled with the sculptures of Charles Umlauf. Our water feature begins with a hillside waterfall, then a meandering brook with two ponds. Located minutes from downtown, we are a taste of central texas in the heart of Austin. 
Design:
Designed in 1991, with improvements over the years. The space is minimalist with natural rock features. The terrace is covered and has a simple design in order to let the natural setting speak for itself.
Standout Venue Features:
One of the few art museum gardens in the world where guests are encouraged to touch the sculptures. 
Extra Perks:

Exclusive use of the Terrace, Arbor, Garden, Crenshaw Room & Catering Kitchen
Event security & staff to assist guests and vendors
Convenient access to overflow parking lot
Close proximity to downtown Austin
Rental includes Event Liability Insurance for the client

Celebration Locations
UMLAUF Sculpture Garden:
Two lawn sections, covered terrace, arbor ceremony area, garden (with multiple pathways), and Crenshaw Room are all available for after museum hour rentals.
- View: Central Texas
- Max Capacity: 600
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
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