Photography at the Conservatory and Sunken Garden

Photography information updated 3/10/2022.

Please read document linked below for updated policies.


Permits MUST be booked at least 2 weeks in advance.

Same day photo permits will not be issued. No exceptions will be made.

Subject to availability. Photography permits are not issued during special events.

A Photography Permit is REQUIRED for the following types of photography in the

Conservatory and/or Sunken Garden:

Permits will not be issued more than 60 days before photo shoot date

and MUST be obtained at least 2 weeks in advance.


Contact staff to discuss availability: 317-327-7183 or

Non-commercial portrait photography, such as:

  • Engagement and Wedding photos

  • Maternity and Family Photos

  • Senior and Prom photos

Commercial photography, such as:

  • Advertising

  • Product promo photos

  • Publications

Any filming and/or videography