The Mansion at Strathmore

Private Events at the Mansion


The Mansion at Strathmore is a unique venue for: 

  • Weddings
  • Showers, retirement parties, birthday parties
  • Corporate meetings and workshops
  • Training sessions and Retreats
  • Intimate concerts with seating up to 110
  • Holiday parties
  • Fundraising events
  • Private tea parties

Please call our Rentals Office at 301.581.5255 or email to schedule a tour appointment. Self-guided walk throughs are welcome and encouraged during normal open hours.

See our Mansion wedding brochure!

Montgomery County is planning elevator refurbishment for the Mansion at Strathmore to take place between February – May 2020.  This work will temporarily impact accessibility in the Mansion. More information, when available, will be available at Thank you for your understanding. 



This turn-of-the century Georgian mansion has been a warm and welcoming host to hundreds of private events. A House Manager is always on-site to guide your vendors and attend to any concerns that may arise regarding the functioning of the house. 

Our catering staff, together with the House Manager, assist in seeing that every event runs smoothly. The Mansion has many unique spaces available for rental, including:

  • Entire First Floor of Mansion (includes the below)
  • The Dorothy M. and Maurice C. Shapiro Music Room
  • Lockheed Martin Conference Room
  • Library
  • Sun Porch
First Dance at the Strathmore Mansion
Stairway in the Mansion - Wedding


Entire First Floor of The Mansion

  • Seated Dinner ~ 120 
  • Standing Reception ~ 200 

Individual spaces

  • Dorothy M. and Maurice C. Shapiro Music Room
    110 Seated Theater-style
    60 Seated for Dinner 
  • Lockheed Martin Conference Room
    20 Seated at a Large Conference Table
    30 Seated Classroom-style
    40 Seated for Dinner
  •  Library - 20 Seated
  • Sun Porch - 20-30 Seated, Depending on Setup



Photography at Strathmore

Taking Photos at Strathmore

Our campus, and specifically the Mansion, is a very popular location for photos for weddings, prom, and other events. While we love hosting photoshoots, we do require permits in most situations, and fees apply in many circumstances.

Please take a look at our photo policies to learn more.
Photography Session Request Form

Catering by Ridgewells


Strathmore is proud to showcase Ridgewells as the exclusive caterer of the Music Center and the Mansion at Strathmore. Featuring farm-to-table cuisine, outstanding service, and stylish presentations, Ridgewells creates completely unique menus for our private event clients. Crafting memorable culinary experiences and a passion for celebration—it’s what Ridgewells is all about. Come join us for a mouthwatering and artistic experience. 

For catering information, click here or contact:

Ridgewells Catering
Jeff Wingate

General Manager

Support Strathmore

We rely on charitable gifts from individuals to sustain and expand our visual and performing arts experiences and arts education programs. Your gift will foster incredible social impact by allowing Strathmore to remain a strong and vibrant resource in your community.

Make a membership gift here.