The Heard has several spectacular indoor and outdoor event sites available for rent for your wedding, social event, corporate booking and more.
Our spaces include the Science Resource Center, Laughlin Hall and an outdoor native plant garden.
One of these unique locations is sure to enrich a successful event in a stimulating, beautiful atmosphere. The ambiance of the Heard’s magnificent natural environment will enhance any occasion.
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The Science Resource Center is a testament to people working with nature.
Designed using green architecture, the center was built beside a nature trail atop a hill overlooking the wetlands and wildlife sanctuary. The hall boasts a 20’ ceiling with wood beams and a wall of windows as well as a 9’x16’ media screen. A deck offers gorgeous views of the wetlands and sanctuary making it a beautiful option for wedding ceremonies and receptions.
Please note that decor and furniture pictured may be for demonstration purposes only.
General Capacity: 100
Dining Capacity: 92 (varies by layout)
26′ x 48′
8 Hour Block
Monday – Thursday: $1200
Friday – Sunday: $1500
4 Hour Block
Monday – Thursday: $700
Friday – Sunday: $1000
Laughlin Hall is located in the main museum building. This meeting hall has a beautiful painted floor and an expansive window overlooking the wildlife sanctuary and provides bird watching opportunities. Amenities include a kitchen, which offers a refrigerator with icemaker and range.
General Capacity: 78
Dining Capacity: 72 (varies by layout)
35′ x 42′
8 Hour Block
4 Hour Block
The perfect outdoor venue for weddings, reunions and family events with beautiful views of the Wildlife Sanctuary. The Heard Amphitheater also is an excellent location to host concerts, theater performances, speeches, education programs and more.
Seating Capacity: 525
To request more information about our venues, to get a quote for your event, or to begin the reservation process, please use our Venue Rental Information Request Form or contact [email protected] or 469.450.4772.
For information about our educational birthday parties, please see our Birthday Party information page.
Please note that decor and furniture pictured may be for demonstration purposes only. For specific information about decor and furniture that is available to borrow, please contact our staff at [email protected] or 469.450.4772.
Prices subject to change; discount pricing available for members. For additional information about rental rules, regulations and terms, see the Facility Rental Agreement.