Unique, inspiring, and sophisticated, the Delaware Art Museum offers the perfect setting to impress your guests. Whether a lively cocktail party, intimate dinner, or unforgettable wedding in our grand public spaces, our staff is here to make your event memorable. The Museum is located near I-95, just 30 miles south of Philadelphia, in a historic Wilmington neighborhood.
To contact our Wedding Coordinator or to arrange a site visit, click here.
“This is the most beautiful venue I could imagine, and all of my guests thought the same!” – andmm23
“Our wedding at the Delaware Art Museum was beyond perfect! …. Our guests raved about the food … and enjoyed themselves to the last moment. We were told the Labyrinth was “magical” and we could not have had a more beautiful venue for our day.”– 7teth25
“Several of our guests stopped us throughout the evening to tell us that ours was one of (or *the*) nicest weddings they’d ever been to. This was an amazing experience from the very start.” – Private User
“The Delaware Art Museum was a wonderful place to have our wedding reception. The venue itself is great, not only because of the art, but the grounds of the art museum are beautiful and make for beautiful photographs.” – Jennifer
A few of the distinctive offerings include:
- An unforgettable wedding or reception held in the sophisticated settings of the Delaware Art Museum
- One-of-a-kind event spaces surrounded by artwork from our collection
- Assistance of a professional event planner
- Use of museum or sculpture garden for engagement and wedding photography
- One-year Museum Membership for the wedding couple which includes free Museum admission, 10% discount to Museum Store and invitations to special events
- One-day Museum passes for all wedding guests
- Free parking
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.
175 cocktails, 70 seated, 150 ceremony
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.
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 or ceremony, 200 people seated
With a beautiful view of the Sculpture Garden, the North Terrace is ideal for a cocktail hour or tented reception.
The Labyrinth, a circular one-way path in a former reservoir, provides a serene and visually exquisite location for a wedding ceremony.
The Museum’s permanent collection galleries and our traveling exhibition spaces are available for private viewing. Please inquire about pricing.
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 – $1,200
Labyrinth $1,000 – $1,200
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. Please call to schedule a private appointment.
For more information about having your wedding at the Delaware Art Museum, or to schedule an appointment, please contact:
Rental & Event Manager
Delaware Art Museum