Private Parties & Receptions

Delight your guests by hosting your event at the Institute of Musical Arts. From private tea parties served with gourmet tapas, to club meetings or private parties, our facility offers the space and hospitality to ensure that your event is a success.

The Institute of Musical Arts is the perfect venue for business, club or school functions, after work happy hour, birthday celebrations, wedding reception or private party. Our facility is conveniently located 5 miles north of LAX and offers free onsite and street parking. Partial and full use of the facility is available 7 days a week for seated parties for 20 to 50 people, based upon availability. The IMA can accommodate unseated parties for up to 75 people.

Our Events Team is ready to assist you! Just complete a Private Event Request online or email info@imalosangeles.com to get started.

Reopened in 2010, the modern venue is a sought-after location for concerts, recitals, distinguished speakers, special events. Our 5,000-square foot IMA facility is a historic concert hall, having hosted:

  • over forty storytelling and performance concerts
  • private events
  • club meetings
  • social gatherings
  • luncheons
  • garden parties
  • sports viewing events
  • memorial services
  • business meetings
  • art exhibits

Availability is limited, and we encourage advanced bookings for popular dates.

Our distinctions include:

Performance stage, state-of-the art lighting, sound system and recording facilities

Private green room that can be partitioned as dressing areas or VIP lounge

Separate on-site casita, with kitchen, can be used as an additional prep and dressing room

Adjoining reception room, outdoor courtyard and pavilion areas

Hardwood floors throughout facility, excellent for hosting dancing

The IMA offers Internet access and telecommunications equipment, as well as flat panel monitors for audio-visual playback


To tour our facility, contact Dawn Clark-Johnson, Executive Director at (323) 300-6578 or info@imalosangeles.

A member of our events team will contact you regarding your customized estimate and scheduling options.