Add a sophisticated touch to your big day when you host your wedding at the Delaware Art Museum, a wedding venue located in Wilmington, Delaware. This venue gives couples and guests the convenience of being near both the big city of Philadelphia as well as the historic Wilmington neighborhood. The spaces that this venue provide couples with are truly one-of-a-kind. Here, couples receive the opportunity to exchange their vows surrounded by modern art and sculptures. Come host your bridal shower, engagement party, and rehearsal dinner here, too, and experience the many stylish site options this venue has to offer.
Facilities and Capacity
Amidst all the fine art found throughout the Delaware Art Museum, couples will find both indoor and outdoor site options for both their ceremony and reception. If you are planning an elegant wedding, you might want to consider the Catherine A. Fusco Hall. With its high ceilings and arched windows, this space is sure to amaze you and your guests. If a more intimate affair is in the works, the East Court provides couples with the perfect elegant yet contemporary site. If you would like to add a dash of color from blown glass, you can enjoy the Chihuly Bridge with up to 30 of your guests. Of course, there are plenty of outdoor options at the museum as well. Perhaps you are looking for something peaceful like the North Terrace and Copeland Sculpture Garden or something more eye-catching like the Labyrinth. If you would like, you are also more than welcome to use the museum or the sculpture garden as your wedding photograph backdrops.
Couples will receive the assistance of a professional event planner as they plan their special day. They provide couples with package options designed to make planning their wedding much easier. However, couples are also able to request a custom package. Other services include:
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Brandi · Married on 07/08/2018
My ceremony at the Delaware Art Museum in the beautiful labyrinth will be something my guest and I reflect on for many years to come. The beautiful scenery looked like something you would find in a painting on the wall inside of the museum. Ceremony seating is often times difficult to execute because the larger the number of guests, the harder it is for guests to have what they would consider a good seat. In the labyrinth, every seat was the best seat in the house!Sent on 07/31/2018
While the location in itself was above our expectations, the service really took our experience to the next level. Following our ceremony, we had a cake reception in which the staff made sure my guests were hydrated and could enjoy a snack before heading to the reception. Even when we experienced small technical difficulties before the ceremony began, Delaware Art Museum staff worked immediately to solve our issues and did not hesitate to be on standby the remainder of my event.
On top of all this, I thoroughly enjoyed working with the event coordinator, Lauren McMahon. Her amazing ideas, patience and willingness to make this day special will be the reason I come back to the Delaware Art Museum for my next celebration. She made it clear from our first communication that she would do whatever was in her power to make our day special and my husband and I truly believe she went above and beyond to do just that.
Sage · Married on 05/20/2017
Lauren & the wonderful art museum staff:Sent on 08/21/2017
Ben and I do not even know where to start in thanking you for how perfect and beautiful you made our wedding day!
Lauren – you made the entire process easy which was so much appreciated with our crazy schedules. You are an amazing woman and we are so honored to have met you and I find myself missing you since we don’t email daily any longer.
Staff – you were perfect the day of the event. The bartenders could not have gotten more compliments. Servers were impeccable and everything was set op flawlessly.
A million thanks and hoping our paths cross again!
Ben and Sage
Anne · Married on 04/22/2017
We has our wedding on 4/22 at the Art Museum. I could not have asked for a better experience. I knew we were in the right hands the moment I met with the Catering Sales Manager. She made me feel wonderful, she was open to my questions and suggestions and she was extremely helpful with all aspects of the wedding, from the food to the goodies in the bathroom. I would not want to have my wedding anywhere else. The ambiance was unbeatable and the food and drinks were top notch. We have no complaints and I really hope to be invited to a wedding at this venue in the future so I can enjoy it as a guest. Thanks Lauren and Toscana, we love you guys!Sent on 05/03/2017
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The Delaware Art Museum is a great choice for anyone looking for artistic and unique wedding in the Wilmington area. We have had groups ranging from our DJ's to our large bands play in the space and it is always a great time!
If you're looking for an unforgettable wedding with sophisticated surroundings, then look no further. The Delaware Art Museum hosts cocktails to sit down dinners for 90-300 guests. They also offer a package for 75 or fewer guests. Your professional personal event planner will do all the work for you. Your inclusive wedding package includes the following amenities: Catering by Toscana Catering, Use of museum or sculpture garden for engagement and wedding photography, One year Museum membership for the wedding couple which includes free admission, 10% discount to museum store and invitations to special events, One-day museum passes for all wedding guests and free parking. The Delaware Art Museum offers 6 event spaces. The Catherine A Fusco Hall boasts high ceilings with dramatic arch windows. The East Court offers a more contemporary style. Chihuly Bridge has a backdrop of brilliantly colored blown glass. North Terrace has views of the Sculpture Gardens. Copeland Sculpture Garden is home to the museum's permanent collections and The Labyrinth, a circular one-way path in a former reservoir, provides a serene and visually exquisite location for a wedding ceremony. For more information visit the Delaware Museum's website: http://www.delart.org/about/weddings/
The Delaware Art Museum is a perfect backdrop for a gorgeous wedding reception! The terrace and sculpture gardens are perfect for cocktails. I love the white walls and beautiful Dale Chihuly glass that can be seen both inside and outside the museum. The staff is professional and the space is perfect for a reception.