The historic Paine estate is an exquisite venue for wedding ceremonies, receptions, and photography.

Welcome to the premier wedding venue in Oshkosh: The historic Paine estate is flourishing with art, gardens and inspiration. Characterized by European style architecture and four acres of botanical gardens, our breathtaking property offers an unforgettable setting for the wedding of your dreams.

Your wedding day deserves only the best. Please contact us to schedule a tour and learn more about hosting an exceptional wedding at the Paine. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact Kaytlyn Oelke, Events Manager, at (920) 235-6903 ext. 27 or at

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The Paine Art Center and Gardens offers a variety of elegant indoor and outdoor wedding ceremony locations for groups of 20 to 200 guests. Our flourishing gardens, historic Mansion, charming Carriage House and timeless Conservatory each have unique architectural and design features and provide a lovely backdrop for your wedding day. 


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Ceremonies & Receptions

An inspired wedding day begins and ends at the Paine Art Center and Gardens. Before your ceremony, gather with your bridesmaids in our charming Carriage House Bridal Dressing Suite. Exchange vows in one of our enchanting botanical gardens. Take unforgettable photos among the seasonal blossoms while your guests grab a cocktail and explore our estate. Continue your evening with dinner and then dance the night away in our elegant Conservatory and Carriage House.


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Photography & Tours

The Paine is the ideal backdrop for wedding photos to capture your most memorable day. This historic estate is an outstanding combination of stunning historic architecture mixed with acres of exceptionally captivating gardens. You may also invite your guests to linger awhile longer after your wedding ceremony and tour our historical mansion and current exhibition. 


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Wedding Venues

The Paine offers stunning outdoor and indoor settings for wedding ceremonies and receptions throughout all seasons. The gardens provide a picturesque outdoor location for ceremonies. The Conservatory, a light-filled room with spectacular views of our Formal Garden, offers a stunning space for ceremonies and receptions year-round. The adjoining Carriage House provides a warm space for pre- and post-dinner festivities as well as smaller events. As the centerpiece of the property, the historic Paine Mansion provides an old-world setting for intimate ceremonies and receptions.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Planning your wedding day involves many facets to consider. Let us make it easy for you! Use the button below to find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about hosting a wedding at the Paine. You also shouldn’t hesitate to contact our Events Manager, Kaytlyn Oelke, at (920) 235-6903 ext. 27 or  


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11:00 am–4:00 pm

The Paine is closed Saturday, March 25, 2023.