Rockport Art Association & Museum

North Shore



One of the oldest and most active art organizations in the country, the Rockport Art Association & Museum is has a long and distinguished history that has spanned 93 years. One of Cape Ann’s most prominent cultural beacons, the charming colonial style structure in the heart of Rockport’s historic and cultural district provides a stunning backdrop for your special day. Five beautiful art galleries feature off-white walls, soaring ceilings and polished hardwood floors, and the amazing artwork highlights your unforgettable wedding celebration. Walk down the aisle to say your vows in front of everyone you love, with remarkable colonial architecture features surrounding your ceremony. Guests can enjoy a cocktail in the Maddox gallery, while perusing local artworks highlighting the beauty of Cape Ann. Or step outside into the Cirino Interlude courtyard to feel the sea breeze flowing for your special day. Your reception will be the toast of the town in the Hibbard Gallery. Natural light floods the space, as exposed beams frame the day in elegance. Dine on delicious food and dance the night away as stars twinkle through the skylights to toast you as newlyweds!

Venue Style

Event Center, Museum/Gallery


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up can start at 5:30PM. Events must end by 11:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $2,500 for the ceremony and reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up. A security deposit of $750 is required. For holiday weekend pricing, please inquire with the venue directly.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Rockport Art Association & Museum is estimated at between $7,500 and $9,860 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


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Amenities Included

Event coordination
Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 11:00PM
No rice, birdseed, confetti, glitter, or inorganic material
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