Venue Spotlight: New Britain Museum of American Art

The New Britain Museum of American ArtIf you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind event venue in Connecticut, consider holding your next occasion at the New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain.

Available to rent for weddings, corporate functions, private parties, holiday events, and more, the museum boasts the 2,010-square-foot, wood-paneled Stanley Works Center as well as the 940-square-foot Café on the Park, each overlooking Walnut Hill Park through multiple floor-to-ceiling windows.

Guests can also take their time wandering the halls of the museum itself, enjoying an incomparable collection of American treasures during a cocktail hour or after dinner.

Additional amenities include parking on-site, Wi-Fi, available A/V equipment, tables and chairs, front desk attendant and on-site security, and handicap accessibility.

Weddings at the New Britain Museum

A couple in formal wear posing at the New Britain Museum of American Art

The New Britain Museum of American Art as a wedding venue creates a truly singular experience for each guest. The unique and elegant venue allows the option to host everything from start to finish—ceremony, cocktail hour, and full reception! For those couples who share a love of the arts, this museum creates the perfect ambiance, for a classy and one-of-a-kind wedding that reflects their unique personalities.

Corporate Functions at the Museum

Raw tuna skewers displayed on a catering platter at the New Britain Museum of American Art.

The New Britain Museum of American Art is the perfect location to celebrate your company’s milestone occasions and yearly celebrations. Whether you’re  welcoming in a new department head, celebrating a colleague’s retirement, showing appreciation to your most valuable clients, or you simply just want to party, the New Britain Museum of American Art offers a great backdrop for almost any event, of almost any size!

Partnership with Riverhouse Catering

A potato chip and popcorn station at an event catered by Riverhouse Catering.

Riverhouse Catering is the exclusive event and wedding caterer for the New Britain Museum of American Art, managing food and beverage services as well as operating the Café in the Park.

That means that when you hold your next event at the Museum, you and your guests won’t just be enjoying the extraordinary art and remarkable ambiance—but Riverhouse Catering’s acclaimed menu offerings and service to boot.

Whether you’re interested in traditional entrees, modern comfort foods, a formal sit-down dinner, standing finger-food reception or all of the above, our chefs and expert service staff can cover every detail.

Capacity for seated dinner events is 150 and 300 for standing-only functions.

More Information about the Museum

Founded in 1903, the New Britain Museum of American Art has been recognized as the first museum in the country devoted exclusively to American art.

The museum’s mission and vision is to serve all people through art; to be one of the nation’s most distinguished art museums by forming, conserving, and researching an encyclopedic collection of the best works in all artistic media by American artists; to be one of the nation’s most effective centers for learning about art; to be known as one of America’s most welcoming, distinguished, dynamic, and educationally ambitious art museums.

Renting out the New Britain Museum of American Art helps it to achieve this mission, in addition to providing an amazing setting for your next event.

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