Visual Arts Center of Richmond




Located in the former Virginia Dairy Company building on Richmond’s West Main Street, the Visual Arts Center of Richmond offers an inviting and inspiring gallery space that is perfect for hosting your wedding day. At once elegant and modern, this beautiful venue offers a number of settings that can be adapted to create the occasion you have always envisioned! The Cabell Courtyard, with its brick-laid flooring and airy feel, is perfect for saying your “I do’s” beneath blue skies or sipping on cocktails between the ceremony and reception. If you prefer an outdoor celebration, the courtyard can also be tented for a reception. The Dominion Room is a popular location for dinner, while the Schaberg Commons is regularly used to host a lovely cocktail hour. However, each and every one of these spaces is versatile and customizable. Combining affordability with modern sophistication, the Visual Arts Center of Richmond is guaranteed to please any couple hoping to throw a beautiful wedding day without breaking the bank!

Venue Style

Museum/Gallery, Modern


Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Reception: 120 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 120 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start up to 3 hours prior to event start time. Events must end by 11:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $2,000 to $2,500 for a reception and includes 4 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $300/hr. A refundable security deposit of $300 is required. Please inquire with the venue for ceremony options and rental fees.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Visual Arts Center of Richmond is estimated at between $6,868 and $14,978 for a reception only for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Kitchen for prep only
Parking can be arranged
LED candles only

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 11:00PM