Rockwood Private Portrait Shoots

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Portrait sitters will be given two 8x10 (BEST) prints and a free link of their full photo shoot, in blazing color, that can be printed and shared anywhere. This unique portrait package is made possible through La Bella Vita Event Company (www.PhotographybyLBV.com). 

To make reservations for all sessions, contact Museum Director Ryan Grover at ryan.grover@newcastlede.gov or call 302-650-2513.

Old-Rockwood Private Portrait shoots

Private costumed photography sessions inside Rockwood’s famous interiors
First Saturday of the Month | 4-7 PM  | 30-minute session - prices start at $200 for groups of up to six

Starting in September, take your place in Victorian history and book a professional photo shoot at Rockwood! Portrait sitters may choose from Rockwood’s own extensive costume collection or come dressed in their own favorite finery. Select from a wide range of dramatic and authentic interior spaces such as the museum’s glamorous dining room, one of America’s oldest conservatories or even an 1890s bathroom! Fun for one or for a whole family! Schedule extra 45 minutes for a costume change. 

Haunted-Rockwood Private Portrait Shoots

Private costumed photography sessions inside Rockwood’s famously haunted interiors
October 20 | 4-7 PM  | 30-minute session - prices start at $200 for groups of up to six

Cross into the paranormal and document your journey through Rockwood’s haunted mansion. Portrait sitters may choose from Rockwood’s own extensive Victorian costume collection or come dressed in their own favorite finery. Select from a wide range of dramatic and authentic interior spaces such as the winding staircase, one of America’s oldest conservatories, or even the basement-all given the spooky photoshop treatment. Fun for one or for a whole family. Schedule extra 45 minutes for a costume change.

Rockwood's Fall Foliage Private Portrait Shoots

Private photography sessions in Rockwood’s autumnal garden
November 5 (rain date TBD) | 1-4 PM  | 15-minute session - prices start at $150 for groups up to six

Rockwood is spectacular in the fall and the perfect backdrop for professional portrait sessions. Picturesque landscapes of stone walls, exotic maple trees, and rolling hills await.