Event Rentals at the Harvard Art Museums
The Harvard Art Museums’ new home, designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop, seamlessly combines the Fogg Museum’s historic building with a striking contemporary addition, all under a breathtaking glass roof that bridges old and new. Unforgettable experiences await you and your guests in one of the region’s most exquisite settings.
With remarkable art collections set within this beautifully renovated building, the museums offer an elegant setting for your next special event. Our memorable spaces create the perfect backdrop for gatherings of all sizes—from intimate champagne receptions and birthday celebrations to exquisite weddings, corporate dinners, and cocktail parties.
We are now accepting requests for rentals of these unique spaces:
Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge
Designed in the style of an Italian piazza, the Calderwood Courtyard is a unique location for a wedding reception or corporate dinner. This extraordinary atrium-style interior forms the heart of the Harvard Art Museums, surrounded by stunning views of priceless masterpieces from the world’s greatest artists. The Calderwood Courtyard offers options for cocktail parties, association dinners, retirement celebrations, birthday parties, and networking events.
The Calderwood Courtyard can accommodate 200 people for a seated dinner and 300 for a standing reception.
Adolphus Busch Hall, 29 Kirkland Street, Cambridge
Built in the spirit of a grand medieval hall, Adolphus Busch Hall makes a stunning event space. Your guests will be surrounded by casts of medieval and Renaissance sculpture and stonework, which are part of the Busch-Reisinger Museum’s founding collection. One of Harvard’s hidden gems, Adolphus Busch Hall is an unexpected private setting and provides an enchanting oasis for smaller weddings, rehearsal dinners, graduation celebrations, VIP dinners, and corporate cocktail parties. With its open terrace and serene garden, this special venue will transport you to an era rich in beauty and history.
Adolphus Busch Hall can accommodate 80 people for a standing reception or a seated dinner.
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