Just an hour from Boston, Worcester Art Museum is a breathtaking wedding venue that has equal parts urban charm and historic elegance, along with a big helping of culture. With stunning architectural spaces surrounding your guests with visual luxury, the drama and elegance of an unforgettable wedding can all be found at Worcester Art Museum. Imagine your bridal party's unforgettable entrance down the grand staircase of the Renaissance Court, encircled by 50 centuries of art. You’ll say your vows surrounded by the stunning stone columns of the expansive room, while all your family and friends witness your nuptials. In warmer months, the museum’s outdoor courtyard can be used for the wedding ceremony. The magnificent Renaissance Court provides an opulent and elegant setting, and guests will marvel at the museum’s many exhibits. Dinner and dancing go long into the night, and you and your beloved will have plenty of opportunities for unforgettable photos throughout the museum’s lovely halls. Your wedding celebration will be the party of a lifetime at the Worcester Art Museum!
Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception
Max Indoor Ceremony: 120 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 120 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 120 guests
Set up by vendors may start at 3:300PM. Events must end by midnight. Events my begin in the Renaissance Court at 6PM or 6:30 if a ceremony is held on site.
The rental fee ranges from $2,500 for the Museum Café to $5,000 in the Renaissance Court for a reception including 5 hours of event time, excluding set up and break down time. The fee for onsite ceremony with reception is $500 and includes an additional half hour of event time, wedding rehearsal and a dedicated wedding coordinator. If interested in a cocktail style reception with partial seating, please inquire with sales manager. There is no food and beverage minimum required.
The average wedding cost at Worcester Art Museum is estimated at between $13,683 and $23,359 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.
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|Coat check room|
|Tables and chairs provided|
|Venue set up and clean up|
|Day of onsite manager|
|Kitchen for prep only|
|Large parking lot|
|Museum Café includes guest tables and chairs for up to 80 guests|
|Bartender is included for Renaissance Court weddings|
|The Renaissance Court includes 140 chairs & tables within the Museum's inventory|
|Venue must approve all decorations|
|No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.|
|Choose from a list for catering|
|Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors|
|Smoking in designated areas only|
|Alcohol must be provided by venue|
|Music must end by midnight|
|No form of alcoholic beverages may be given as favors unless at the conclusion of an event|
|Delivery charge for tables and or additional or special chairs is $45|
|Red and Rose Wine may not be served in the Renaissance Court due to the delicate nature of the Museum collection|
|Usage of tripods by photographers must be discussed ahead of time|
|Flash photography may not be used within museum galleries|
|Flowers must come from a florist so that they will have been treated for prevention of bugs|
Wedding Day Availability (Last updated Apr 01, 2015)