AMOA-Arthouse at Laguna Gloria is pleased to offer a beautiful and unique setting for memorable professional photographs. Fees from photo settings help maintain the grounds for our visitors and for those professionals using the historic grounds.
Engagement Portraits $50.00
Bridal Portraits $80.00
Family/Other Portraits $25.00
Fashion/Editorial Shoots by arrangement
**Please note there are discounts for museum members**
** Bridal reservations require a $40 (half) payment upon booking **
Please contact our Rentals & Events Department to schedule your appointment. Email is preferred, and our staff can be reached at rent[at]amoa-arthouse.org. Appointments are scheduled in two (2) hour increments. Reservations must be canceled in advance or payment is expected. Clients must check in with our visitor relations desk upon arrival. Grounds security will also be aware of scheduled appointments.
Photographs may be taken both outdoors and inside the Driscoll Villa and should not prevent guests from accessing and enjoying any part of the villa, museum or architecture.
The Driscoll Villa is open to the public from Noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday and 10:00am to 4:00pm Thursday through Friday. The Driscoll Villa is closed on Mondays; however outdoor sessions/appointments are still available. On weekdays, the Driscoll Villa close sand is locked at 5:00pm. Please note that any personal belongings left in the villa after 5:00pm will not be accessible until the following day. Photography outdoors after 5:00pm is only permitted Monday through Thursday when art classes are in session. If not, the gates will be closed at 5:00 pm. On weekends(Friday through Sunday), the grounds are closed at 4:00pm for private events. This may vary on Holidays and week to week.
We accept CASH, CHECK or CHARGE. Please try to give exact change and checks should be made payable to: AMOA-Arthouse. You can also pay by credit card. Payments should be made upon arrival at the Villa reception prior to the photo session.
You may have the photographer of your choosing for your session. Visit our Facebook page to see examples of photographers that work here often.
We only schedule one (1) bridal session at a time. Brides may change into their gowns in Ladies Restroom, located on the 2nd floor of the Driscoll Villa. There is a dressing area with mirror sand lighting. Please do not leave personal belongings in the restrooms after 5:00pm. After 5:00pm, the restrooms located near the Art School maybe used for changing if school is in session. However, these restrooms are very basic and are used by Art School students who are working with paint, clay, etc. It is recommended to bring a sheet to protect wedding gowns. Half of the payment $40, is due upon booking to hold your bridal photography reservation