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Museum Café

Light-filled with Sweeping Views

The restaurant on the 3rd floor of the main museum building can seat up to 65 guests for dinner or 100 for a standing cocktail event. Ceremonies can take place outside on the terrace, or inside, on the museum’s marble staircase.

Café Interior

Café Terrace

Main Building Staircase (Not Available in Sept.)


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Café + Sculpture Barn & Garden

Host your ceremony on the café terrace, spiral staircase, or garden, then: cocktails in the café and
reception in the Barn.

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Rehearsal Dinner

Host your rehearsal dinner at the café. Exclusive only to weddings booked at AVAM.


* The Sundays before Memorial Day and Labor Day are at the Saturday rate.

other Fees


All rentals include up to a 5-hour event with 3 hours prior for set up and one hour after, for break down. All events must conclude by 11pm (Fri & Sat) or 10pm (Sun–Thurs). Tables, chairs, and access to designated exhibits for all of your guests are also included with all rentals. Ask about our special pricing for July/August and January/February weddings.

The staircase and the 2nd floor of our Main Museum Building are not available in September.


Please see our required catering list, offering a variety of cuisines and budgets to suit your style. For the café, our café operator is the exclusive caterer for that space.

get in touch

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

See Parking Information and Directions

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Museum Café

Museum Café

American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM)

800 Key Highway

Baltimore, MD 21230


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