Franklin Institute Wedding – Philadelphia PA

Allison & Mike had an elegant, downtown Franklin Institute Wedding in Philadelphia PA. This stunning and unconventional museum reception space is definitely a Philadelphia favorite.

Getting Ready at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Both the bride and groom got ready for their day at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, convenient for their day festivities. I love Allison’s tasteful and sparkly details. Check out her especially stunning Justin Alexander wedding dress. Allison was a vision of grace and beauty on her day!

 

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Wedding Ceremony at St. Francis Xavier Church

Their church wedding ceremony was at the grand St. Francis Xavier. After family formals, we headed out with the newlyweds and bridal party for photos around the city.

 

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Wedding Party Photos at the Rodin Museum

The Rodin Museum has exquisite outside space. I love the landscaping and architecture. Great location for center city weddings.

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Wedding Reception at The Franklin Institute

After a few more couples portraits on the majestic museum steps, it was time to head inside to their chic reception to rejoice with their guests! The uplighting and reception decor was absolutely beautiful. The high arching ceiling, lovely table arrangement and generous dance floor created the a welcoming layout for a grand time.

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Reception Dress

Allison changed into an amazing reception dress by Mon Cheri. The reception is a great time to slip into something something different. Allison was  ready to dance the night away!

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Wedding Vendors

Wedding Venue: The Franklin Institute

Planner: Brook Ashley Weddings

Band: Chico’s Vibe

Wedding Cake: Frog Commissary

Caterer: Frog Commissary

Bride Wedding Dress: Justin Alexander Dress

Bride Reception Dress: Mon Cheri Bridals

Wedding Dress shop: Carolyn Zinni

Bridesmaid Dresses: Hayley Paige Occasions

Hair: Christi Zampino

Make-up: Christi Zampino

Rings: Gianni Fine Jewelers 

Flowers: Roberton’s Flowers & Events

Groom’s attire: Tom James Clothier

Invitations: Kathleen Moran

Transportation: PST Transportation, INC.

Wedding Officiant: Father Joe Shenoski

Wedding Ceremony: St. Francis Xavier

 

Have a peek at Allison and Mike’s Philadelphia Museum of Art Engagement!

  1. Amy Elizabeth

    March 20th, 2019 at 5:26 am

    What a classy wedding at the Franklin Institute! I love that bride’s dress and his bow tie- totally fitting for the wedding. Great Philadelphia photography, Heidi!

  2. Julia Dent

    March 20th, 2019 at 12:43 pm

    Such a beautiful wedding! I love the photos by the Rodin Museum!

  3. Kristen Gregor

    March 20th, 2019 at 12:54 pm

    The train of her dress on those steps!! Lovely! You really captured the classy, timeless vibes perfectly <3

  4. Rachel Marks

    March 20th, 2019 at 3:04 pm

    Beautiful couple and lovely photos! Who knew the Franklin Institute could look so classy?!

  5. tonya

    March 21st, 2019 at 11:49 am

    I love the one of them on the steps of the Franklin Institute!

  6. Lori Foxworth

    March 22nd, 2019 at 7:41 pm

    These are beautiful Philadelphia wedding photos! I love the Rodin Museum for bridal party photos. These are really lovely.

  7. Sonia Freeman

    March 24th, 2019 at 1:44 am

    Love this elegant wedding reception at The Franklin Institute. This bride’s Justin Alexander dress is a dreamy wedding gown. Great use of reception lighting!

  8. Jen

    March 24th, 2019 at 4:34 am

    Wow you did an amazing job capturing this wedding at The Franklin Institute! Philadelphia is such a beautiful place and they are lucky to have you as a wedding photographer! I absolutely love her wedding dress-so elegant!

  9. Kelly

    March 26th, 2019 at 6:12 pm

    Beautiful wedding at Franklin institute. I’m in love with her bridal gown with that grand train

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