The Philadelphia Museum of Art offers the most prestigious and unique venues for entertaining in the city. From an intimate garden party at the Rodin Museum, to a contemporary bash in the Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building, to an elegant and classical event in the Main Building, your distinguished guests will delight in the rich cultural history, grand architectural settings, and world-renowned art that the Museum has to offer. With Stephen STARR Events as the exclusive caterer, your special event is a guaranteed unparalleled culinary excellence. We invite you to explore entertaining at the Museum – you are sure to be inspired.
Contact the Office of Special Events at (215) 684-7310 or online to schedule your next event >>
From the regal majesty of the Arms and Armor galleries to the splendor of the Asian Art wing, an event at the Philadelphia Museum of Art is unforgettable, anytime of year.
Full or continental breakfast Before Museum hours
Lunch available on Mondays (buffet or served)
Light hors d’oeuvres and beverage service Limited guest seating
Food stations and beverage service Limited guest seating
Hors d’oeuvres and dinner menus Sommelier-selected wines
|Reception & Dinner
Hors d’oeuvres and beverages served prior to full-seated dinner
Discover more about entertaining during Dancing around the Bride: Cage, Cunningham, Johns, Rauschenberg, and Duchamp, entertaining among the collections, or add a complimentary guided tour of the Museum’s special exhibitions or collections to your event.
“Re-inventing” the traditional event, Stephen STARR Events
offers full-service catering. Our culinary team will create a one-of-a-kind sensory experience for your guests to mirror the Museum’s world-renowned collection and special exhibitions.
The focus is on making sure your function is nothing short of spectacular. With impeccable attention to detail, these experienced planners will work with you to ensure your every objective is met from conception to completion.
- Certified Meeting Professional
- Certified Special Events Professional
- Complimentary Coat Check
- Corporate Sales Office
- Customized Invitations
- Gold Standard Audio-Visual team
- Museum Tour Guides and Curators
- Parking Available
- Security Presence
- Temperature-Controlled Environments
- Vendor Referrals
- Wi-Fi Access
* We regret the Museum is unavailable for: Wedding services or receptions, Events for minors (under 18) (i.e. children’s birthday parties, bar/bat mitzvahs, or proms), Political fundraising events (with exceptions for the U.S. Presidential and Vice Presidential level), Commercial or religious programs.
of the Philadelphia Museum of Art receive special entertaining benefits, including opportunities for clients and employees to entertain in the galleries, private guided tours, free admission passes, Executive Memberships, and corporate networking events. Corporate Partners, as well as Chairman’s Council
, and Circle-level
members, also receive preferred pricing and dates.
Distinctive services include >>
Let us assist with your gift giving! From selection to presentation, the Museum's comprehensive Corporate Sales program was designed to help Corporate Partners with all of their client and staff gift-giving needs.
With a variety of unique gifts adapted from the treasured works in the Museum's collections, you're sure to find just the right item to mark any special occasion. Say "thank you" to your clients and staff with our holiday cards. Or choose a blank card, featuring one of over 200 works of art reproduced in full color, and customize your own personal message.
Other distinctive gifts, many of which may be embellished with your company logo, include >>
In addition to a special discount, this program also offers assistance with gift packaging and corporate billing.