Event Rental

Located near I-95, just 30 miles south of Philadelphia in a historic Wilmington neighborhood, the Delaware Art Museum is the perfect venue for your special occasion! Sophisticated indoor spaces, a tranquil sculpture garden, and a labyrinth offer a number of unique options. Whether you are planning a business event, fundraiser, graduation celebration, or just a festive party, let our experienced staff make your event unforgettable.

To contact our Event Planner or to arrange a site visit, click here.

Testimonials

“This is the most beautiful venue I could imagine, and all of my guests thought the same!” – andmm23

“We were very pleased with the whole experience. The price point was great, especially given the beautiful venue and delicious food.” – Jennifer

“The food was fantastic. In fact, people are still talking (almost a year later) about the cocktail hour and how amazing the food was.” – Katie

A few of the distinctive offerings include:

  • An unforgettable event held in the sophisticated settings of the Delaware Art Museum
  • One-of-a-kind spaces surrounded by beautiful  art galleries
  • Assistance of a professional event planner
  • Exclusive catering by Toscana Catering
  • One-day Museum passes for all guests
  • Free parking

Event Spaces

Our unique event spaces include a grand entrance hall, a contemporary asymmetrical reception space, an outdoor terrace, and sprawling sculpture garden.

Catherine A. Fusco Hall
250 cocktails, 150 people seated
The high ceilings and dramatic arched windows of Fusco Grand Hall make it an ideal space for elegant seated dinners or standing cocktail receptions.  The Hall opens onto our main gallery spaces and overlooks the Museum’s terrace and scenic Kentmere Parkway.

East Court 
175 cocktails, 70 people seated
Perfect for unique cocktail parties and small dinners, East Court has an elegant contemporary feel.  The space adjoins galleries featuring art of the British Pre-Raphaelites and master illustrator Howard Pyle.

Chihuly Bridge
30 cocktails, 25 seated
With a backdrop of brilliantly colored blown glass, Chihuly Bridge provides a breathtaking location for an intimate dinner or cocktails.

North Terrace and Copeland Sculpture Garden
300 cocktails, 200 people seated
With a beautiful view of the Sculpture Garden, the North Terrace is ideal for a cocktail hour or tented event.

Labyrinth
200 cocktails, 300 dinner
The Labyrinth, a circular one-way path in a former reservoir, provides a serene and visually exquisite location for cocktail party or picnic dinner.

Gallery Spaces
The Museum’s permanent collection galleries and our traveling exhibition spaces are available for private viewing. Please inquire about pricing.

Rental Fees

Catherine A. Fusco Hall $1,500
East Court $1,500
Both East Court and Catherine A. Fusco Grand Hall $2,500
Chihuly Bridge $1,000
North Terrace $1,000
Copeland Sculpture Garden $1,000
Labyrinth $1,000
Jefferson or Thronson meeting rooms $500
DuPont Auditorium $500

Non-profit organizations receive a 10% discount

Catering Menu

For our full catering menu, click here.

This menu features some of Toscana’s most requested and well-known food items, however, we are open to other options.  Please feel free to share your ideas and vision with us.

Group Tours

Guided themed tours of the museum’s collection can be arranged for your event. Tour topics and times can be customized. For more information, click here.

Learn More

For more information about having your event at the Delaware Art Museum, or to schedule an appointment, please contact:

Lauren McMahon
Event Coordinator
Toscana at the Delaware Art Museum
302.351.8530
lmcmahon@delart.org