Weddings

The Delaware Art Museum is the ideal venue for your contemporary or classic wedding. Custom create your special day with our unique event spaces, experienced event planners, and in-house caterers.

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Photograph by Laura Novak Photography.

Choose Your Space

The Delaware Art Museum is the perfect wedding venue for couples seeking an elegant black-tie affair, intimate boutique celebration, or casual and creative party. Our unique event spaces include a grand entrance hall, a contemporary asymmetrical reception space, and an outdoor patio and sprawling sculpture garden.

Room Capacity:

Catherine A. Fusco Hall: 200 cocktails, 130 people seated, 150 ceremony
East Court: 175 cocktails, 70 seated, 100 ceremony
North Terrace: 200 people seated, 300 cocktails or ceremony
Copeland Sculpture Garden: 150 ceremony
Chihuly Bridge: 75 cocktails

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

Wedding Packages

Our award-winning chef has designed three creative wedding packages, all of which offer a choice of two entrees and customized alternatives for guests with special dietary restrictions. Options include:

  • A four-hour three-course reception
  • A five-hour four-course reception
  • A non-traditional five-hour station reception

All wedding packages come with the following services:

  • One-hour cocktail and hors d-oeuvres reception
  • Floral centerpieces from Celebrations Design Group or On Q Design
  • Custom wedding cake from Sweets to You by Ginger or Bing’s Bakery
  • Complimentary champagne toast
  • Uninterrupted premium open bar
  • Elegant table settings with floor-length linens and napkins available in a variety of colors and textures
  • Private bridal reception during cocktail hour
  • Bridal or sweetheart table, gift table, and cake table
  • Battery-operated Votive Candles (no open flames allowed in Museum)
  • A 22% staffing charge
  • Free parking

Reception hours are from 6:00 p.m. to midnight. Package pricing starts at $133 per person. Pricing is subject to change.

Click here for more information about our Wedding Packages.

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Photograph by Laura Novak Photography.

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Photograph by Laura Novak Photography.

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Photograph by Coleman Sellers.

Custom Packages

If your ideal package isn’t listed, let us create a customized package for you. Custom packages are also available for boutique weddings with fewer than 75 guests. For more information, call Liz Derosier at 302.351.8530 or e-mail LDerosier@delart.org. Please call to schedule a private appointment.

Learn More

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

Liz Derosier
Sodexo General Manager
302.351.8530
lderosier@delart.org

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Located just 30 miles south of Philadelphia in a historic Wilmington neighborhood, the Delaware Art Museum is the picturesque and convenient venue you’ve been looking for.

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Photograph by Paul Paoletti.