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Provided by: New Britain Museum of American Art
New Britain Museum of American Art

Venue highlights

Indoor and outdoor spaces
Upgraded rentals included
Rentals included

Venue details

Style:

Museum/Gallery

Guest capacity:

Accommodates up to 150 guests

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Services:

Ceremony / Reception

Indoor / Outdoor

Location:

56 Lexington Street
New Britain, CT 06052

Description:

Looking for an alternative to traditional wedding venues? The New Britain Museum of American Art is a unique venue with multiple spaces to accommodate your wedding celebration. Especially suited for intimate gatherings, the museums cherry-paneled Stanley Works Center and the adjoining Café overlooks picturesque Walnut Hill Park through floor-to-ceiling windows. The charming park is a perfect location for you to exchange vows in the presence of family and friends. After the ceremony, you will pose for formal portraits while your guests can wander the Museum during cocktail hour and view one of the most magnificent collections of American art in the country. Reunite with guests for a plated dinner or buffet dinner in the Stanley Works Center. The center also makes a great space for a champagne and cocktail reception. Use the Café space for the bar area as well as for dancing and entertainment. Alternatively, cocktail receptions can flow freely throughout the galleries, allowing your guests to take full advantage of viewing the art while sipping their wine and dining on delicious hors d’oeuvres. The museum’s event staff is happy to help you plan the details of your special day.

 

Additional details

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Venue notes

The rental fee is $3,500 for a ceremony and reception and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $700/hr. Please note, museum is open to the public during the day, events start at 5:30 or later. There is a guest count minimum applied to all events.

Amenities and Restrictions

Amenities

- Wedding planning services

- Bride's dressing area

- Tables and chairs provided

- Upgraded chairs

- Linens, silverware, glassware provided

- Outdoor lighting

- Security

- Venue set up and clean up

- Votive candles

- Day-of coordinator

- Champagne toast

- Full kitchen facilities

- Parking can be arranged

- Includes wine service with dinner

Restrictions

- All food and beverage handled by venue

- Food & beverage minimum

- General liability insurance required

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Catering provided by venue

- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors

- Smoking outside only

- Alcohol must be provided by venue

- Music must end by 1:00AM

Amenities

- Wedding planning services

- Bride's dressing area

- Tables and chairs provided

- Upgraded chairs

- Linens, silverware, glassware provided

- Outdoor lighting

- Security

- Venue set up and clean up

- Votive candles

- Day-of coordinator

- Champagne toast

- Full kitchen facilities

- Parking can be arranged

- Includes wine service with dinner

Restrictions

- All food and beverage handled by venue

- Food & beverage minimum

- General liability insurance required

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Catering provided by venue

- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors

- Smoking outside only

- Alcohol must be provided by venue

- Music must end by 1:00AM

Links

New Britain Museum of American Art

Venue Highlights

Indoor and outdoor spaces
Upgraded rentals included
Rentals included

STARTING AT $16,994 FOR 50 GUESTS

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