The Delaware Contemporary's industrial chic lobby and contemporary art galleries provide an ambiance sure to impress for any event. We have experience planning and hosting weddings, fundraisers, corporate networking events, and everything in between.
Situated amid the array of attractions on the Riverfront Wilmington, with easy access to I-95 and Amtrak, our location is perfect for out-of-town guests. The elegant Westin hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to the museum and competitive room block rates.
The Atrium Lobby, our premier event space, is perfect for a variety of special occasions, including holiday parties, dinner dances, bar and bat mitzvahs, and wedding receptions. The space is flexible enough to accommodate an intimate dinner event for 50 or gala affair for 300 guests. After-hour rentals start at $1,600; nonprofit discounts are available.
The Wings Foundation Auditorium is perfect for daytime use for an early-bird breakfast, a lunch conference, or an afternoon shower. In the evening, it is ideal for a performance, program, or a small wedding ceremony with theater style seating for 120 guests. Daytime rentals start at $450 for a 4-hour event; AV equipment and a 20-foot projection screen are included. Now featuring Wilmington's largest video wall!
Galleries are open to guests for the duration of your event. Arrange a guided tour, scavenger hunt, team-building event, or gallery talk to add interest!
The Classroom is perfect for children's birthday parties or personalized events. Work with professional teaching artists to create a distinctive art experience! The classroom is also available to artists looking for a space to teach a class of their own, with special discounts for Friends of the Delaware Contemporary. Contact Director of Education Jen Polillo for Classroom rentals.
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"The Delaware Contemporary is the most unique and unforgettable space, and my guests couldn't stop talking about it. Not to mention the staff, who were accommodating, patient, responsive, and just kind-hearted people all around."