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All rentals of any space at the museum give you a time slot of five hours. Additional time can be added as you see fit for an added fee. The museum does not have distinct packages, so you can craft the perfect venue for your special day. Multiple venues can be booked to give your guests an experience of the entire museum. Cocktails in the café, a ceremony in the garden, and a reception in the banquet hall will provide a magical experience for you and your guests. 

The museum does not provide catering. However, they do provide warming facilities so that your catering service can prep and serve the food to any of their venues. 

For such an enchanting experience, the American Visionary Art Museum is incredibly affordable. Depending on the day of the week and the venues you choose to book, rates vary from as low as $750 to the full experience at $9000.

Amenities and Packages

The American Visionary Art Museum features three fantastic venues that all hold a dreamlike feeling. Whether you are looking for an indoor or outdoor space, the museum has the perfect place for you. The Jim Rouse Visionary Center Is the premier location for your indoor ceremony and reception. With three floors of magical decor, this venue is sure to set the scene for the perfect day. The first floor can accommodate 250 guests for both your ceremony and dinner and dancing. If you have a larger party, the enchanting banquet room can fit up to 400 guests. The high ceilings of the banquet room hold beautiful and unique lighting that is sure to set a warm glow over your guests. There is an option to use all three floors of the center to have space for a cocktail hour, a ceremony, and a reception.

If you were looking for and enchanting indoor-outdoor space, the sculpture garden barn is the perfect option for you. This space can accommodate up to 140 guests and can be used between March and November. This venue offers the perfect backdrop for your ceremony in the sculpture garden. The garden is filled with beautiful wildflowers and greenery that is sure to make you feel like a storybook character. The amazing sculptures place throughout the garden will make your guests forget but there in the middle of Maryland as their transported into a magical world were you in your wedding or the main attraction. The indoor area offers a perfect space for a reception that is sure to encourage your guests to dance the night away. The attached covered patio allows your desk to enjoy the reality-bending sculptures throughout the evening, only adding to the majesty of your event.

If you are looking for a more intimate setting, the museum café offers the perfect setting for around 100 guests. This venue features endless natural light it makes the space feel elegant. The terrace is the perfect spot for a ceremony. The large sculptures that are on view from the terrace will capture your guest’s sense of childlike wonder. The cafe also offers plenty of room for cocktails and seating for dinner. 

The Visionary Venues

If you are looking for a truly unique and magical wedding venue near the Baltimore, Maryland area, it does not get much better than the American Visionary Art Museum. Highly regarded as one of the best museums in America, The American Visionary Art Museum provides a special atmosphere for your special day. Not only do you get to say, ‘I do’, but you get to do it while surrounded by some of the best art in the world. The museum offers three unique venues that fit a wide range of guestlists. A wedding here will impress your guests and make for a truly unforgettable experience.  If you are still looking around, I have a list of top wedding venues in Maryland you need to check out!

American Visionary Art Museum