From birthday and retirement parties to graduation and engagement photography sessions, from baby showers to milestone anniversaries, the Paine has the right setting for your occasion of a lifetime. 

Special Occasions

The Paine is a distinctly unique venue for lifetime occasions such as anniversaries, showers, holiday gatherings, reunions, milestone birthdays, engagement celebrations, and retirement parties. Whether you’re planning an intimate dinner party or a “big bash,” the Paine offers a variety of indoor and outdoor locations. The opportunities are endless to incorporate the beauty of our grand estate into creating an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.


Photo by Limelite Studios

Photography Sessions

Incorporate the beauty of the Paine into the milestones in your life. Capture senior pictures, family portraits, and engagement sessions with the Paine’s breathtaking gardens and charming historic mansion as the backdrop. Photography sessions are scheduled in advance and are available inside the mansion and in the gardens. The possibilities are truly endless, and we are committed to making your photographs especially unique and wonderful.

Haese Photography

Meet Our Director of Events

In September of 2017, Laura Rommelfanger joined the Paine’s staff as our new Director of Events. In this role, she oversees all events on the historic property, including weddings, special occasions, and corporate meetings. Laura has as a passion for events and hospitality, and she is eager to make sure that everyone who hosts and attends an event at the Paine has an exceptional experience here. If you’re interested in holding a private event at the Paine, please contact Laura to learn more at (920) 235-6903 ext. 27 or lrommelfanger@thepaine.org.

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June 22 – September 22, 2019
Open daily | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

September 23 - November 20, 2019
Tuesday - Sunday | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Paine Art Center and Gardens

1410 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901

(920) 235-6903