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Nestled in Federal Hill near the beautiful Inner Harbor, AVAM is a unique and exciting venue for your special event. Three historic buildings and two sculpture plazas house artwork, and the buildings themselves are award-winning designs. From an intimate dinner party to a large-scale reception, we look forward to hosting you.

Three Exciting Spaces

Jim Rouse Visionary Center

Sculpture Barn and Garden

Museum Café

Special Offers

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Elopement - 25 guests max - $450

  • Available Sun-Fri until 7pm

  • Bookings only accepted 60 days or less in advance

  • 1 hour ceremony in the Wildflower Garden, spiral staircase,* or museum cafe terrace**

  •  1 hour prior for set up/decor/photos, 30 mins after for tear down & departure


Micro-Wedding - 50 guests max - $750

  • Available Sun-Fri until 9pm, Sat. if booked 90 days or less in advance 

  • 3 hours for ceremony and cocktail reception in museum cafe & terrace**

  • 1 hour prior for set up/decor/photos, 1 hour after for tear down and departure

* The spiral staircase is available after 5pm Tue.-Sun., and not available in Sept.

**Museum café available Tue.-Sun., after 3pm.


In response to our clients' preferences, tailored tours are available both in-person and virtually. The current maximum size for an event, per state and local guidelines, is 245 - Jim Rouse Center, 180 - Sculpture Barn, and 65-105 for the café, depending on whether terrace is rented. Capacity in all spaces may be less depending upon seating style and social distancing guidelines. For the latest information and other requirements related to COVID-19, see

Virtual Tour



My dad had his (surprise) 60th birthday here. I hope I can have such a special celebration myself one day.


Our wedding...was absolutely amazing and staff very helpful and knowledgeable.



It was an incredible venue for our wedding! Love the AVAM!

get in touch

To Inquire or Book a Visit  (410) 244-1900 x228

See Parking Information and Directions

American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM)

800 Key Highway

Baltimore, MD 21230


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