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.


Photograph by Glen Rollo.

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

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
  • Upgraded Linen overlays and napkins and/or upgraded lighting
  • 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 $144 per person. Pricing is subject to change.

Click here for more information about our Wedding Packages.


Photograph by Laura Novak Photography.


Photograph by Laura Novak Photography.


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 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:

Lauren McMahon
Catering Sales Manager

Weddings, Wedding Venues
2012 Bride's Choice Awards | Best Wedding Photographers, Wedding Dresses, Wedding Cakes, Wedding Florists, Wedding Planners

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.


Photograph by Paul Paoletti.