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Artists for Humanity Epicenter

100 West Second Street Boston, MA 02127

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The Artists for Humanity EpiCenter, named one of the top 10 Green Buildings in the nation, offers an environmentally friendly and uniquely innovative venue for all types of events. From intimate dinners for 50 to cocktail receptions for 450, common events become extraordinary events when produced in their industrial, art-filled setting.  Voted as “Best Large Venue” in 2012 by the Improper Bostonian, the gallery space supports nationally recognized youth arts enterprise, Artists for Humanity. Your event helps sustain not only the environment, but also the 300+ teens that we employ to create paintings, photographs, websites, sculptures, and jewelry for clients all over Boston--and the country! 

Reception:
450

Seated:
350

Dinner and dancing:
200

Back Bay Events Center

180 Berkeley Street
Boston, MA 02116

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​Conferences. Performances. Special Events. They all happen here. This unique and history-rich facility is complete with a state-of-the-art 1100 seat theatre, spacious ballroom, and multiple breakout and meeting rooms.

Housed in Boston's legendary structure known as Two Hundred Berkeley, this landmark property enlightens the city of Boston with weather conditions by means of its famous lighted beacon atop its shoulders. Centrally located in the heart of Boston's Back Bay in a quiet corner of Copley Square, the Back Bay Events Center is the location for all your day and evening events.

Managed by Tillinger's Concierge, Inc.

Theatre:
1,100

Receiptino:
700

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology

41 Berkeley Street Boston, MA

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Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, features several options of rentals that can accommodate a variety of events: performances, lectures, computer labs, weddings, corporate meetings, holiday parties, fundraisers, community meetings and rehearsal space. With a total of over 8,000 square feet (excluding classrooms) and an additional 5,000 square feet of outdoor space, the following might prove to be the right choice for you:

The Auditorium/Ballroom can be arranged to accommodate your specific needs whether hosting a corporate event, musical performance or gala event. The space allows for 350 chairs of theater seating, 200-240 guests can be comfortably seated for dinner and 250-340 guests can be accommodated for a stand-up reception. Additional spaces include the Historic Lobby with marble floors and murals by Charles Mills, circa 1910; the Breezeway, an area off the Lobby leading to outdoor entertaining space; and The Plaza, an open outdoor venue.


The Black Falcon Terminal

​One Black Falcon Avenue Boston, MA 02210

When not hosting cruise ships, the Black Falcon Cruise Terminal is a unique waterfront venue to host the most special of events.​

Reception:
1,200

Seated:
800

Blue Hills Bank Pavillion

290 Northern Avenue Boston, MA 02210

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One of the country's most striking open-air amphitheaters, Bank of America Pavilion is an extraordinary setting to enjoy the world's top performers. Located on Boston's historic waterfront, the pavilion is surrounded by magnificent harbor and skyline views.​

Reception:
4,000

Seated:
1,500

Boston Athenaeum

10½ Beacon Street Boston, MA 02108​

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Founded in 1807, the Boston Athenaeum is one of the oldest and most distinguished independent libraries in the United States. Its collections comprise over half a million volumes, with particular strengths in Boston history, New England state and local history, biography, English and American literature, and the fine and decorative arts. The Athenaeum supports a dynamic art gallery, and sponsors a lively variety of events such as lectures and concerts. It also serves as a stimulating center for discussions among scholars, bibliophiles, and a variety of community interest groups.

The first floor Long and Bow Rooms are open for rental for individual and corporate functions. The Boston Athenaeum’s unique atmosphere makes a splendid setting for corporate presentations, private dinners, receptions, and the like.​

Reception:
150

Seated:
80

Boston Center for the Arts - Cyclorama Exhibit Hall

539 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116​

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​The Boston Center for the Arts is the centerpiece of the culturally rich and historic South End district of Boston. A corporate event or party at the BCA affords your guests immediate access to some of the liveliest dining, theater, and art experiences Boston has to offer.

Reception:
2,000

Seated:
800

Boston Symphony Hall (All Rooms)

​301 Massachusetts Avenue Boston, MA 02115

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"Take note" of the opportunity to create an evening to remember at Symphony Hall. Rent one of Symphony Hall's private function rooms for a pre- or post-concert elegant dinner, cocktail reception, or meeting. The Concert Hall is also available for functions, depending on the BSO schedule. You can add an exciting dimension to your evening for your guests by holding your next event in this timeless setting. Function rooms are available for events not held in conjunction with concerts.​

All Rooms

Reception:
2,625

Concert Hall

Seated:
700

Higginson North & South

Reception:
550

Seated:
380

Miller Room

Reception:
100

Seated:
60

The Calderwood Pavillion

527 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116​

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​The Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, located in the vibrant South End neighborhood, provides a home for artistic innovation, including new play development by the Huntington; helps to build and diversify audiences; creates more opportunities for youth and community outreach; and expands the existing BCA complex to include more performance venues for Boston’s smaller arts organizations.

Reception:
160

Seated:
350

The Cathedral Center

162 Goddard Avenue Brookline, MA 02146​

Reception:
500

Seated:
350

Charles River Museum of Industry

154 Moody Street Waltham, MA 02453​

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Located in the former Boston Manufacturing Textile Mill on the bank of the Charles River, this national historic landmark is a unique and appealing setting for a wide range of functions and special events. Within the museum's dramatic spaces, the story of the American Industrial Revolution comes to life. Guests can enjoy exhibits, dine to the accompaniment of a string quartet, or dance to the music of a multipiece band. The Museum's flexible two-level layout offers a wealth of possibilities.​

Reception:
300

Seated:
150

Boch Center Wang Theatre and Boch Center Shubert Theatre

270 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116​

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​The Boch Center Wang Theater and Boch Center Shubert Theater offer several venues for your special event and additionally host an impressive array of world-class Broadway, theater, music, dance, opera and film.

Reception:
3,600

Cloud Place

647 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116​

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Located in Boston's Back Bay, Cloud Place includes a professional dance, music, and theater space, as well as a loft space for music and the visual arts. Cloud Place is available for meetings, rehearsals, classes, seminars, and information sessions.​

Reception:
125

Seated:
60

Concord Art Association

​37 Lexington Road Concord, MA 01742

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The Concord Art Association, on the historic American Mile in Concord, Massachusetts, combines the charm of the past with thoroughly modern art exhibits for a unique setting for your event.​

Reception:
150

Seated:
90

The Connors Center

20 Glen Street Dover, MA 02030​

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​Situated on 80 acres of land, The Connors Family Retreat and Conference Center is owned and operated by Boston College. We offer opportunities for student retreats, spiritual reflection, professional conferences, corporate events, private functions and leisurely outings.

Receptino:
200

Seated:
200

USS Constitution Museum

Charlestown Navy Yard Charlestown, MA 02129​

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​The USS Constitution Museum brings to life the history of America's oldest commissioned warship. Through hands-on exhibits, displays of historic artifacts, computer simulated re-enactments, and public programming, the Museum strives to make a personal connection to our American past and the heritage of "Old Ironsides." The museum is truly a unique site for dinner parties, receptions, and just plain fun.

Figgie Theatre

Reception:
250

Museum Patio

Seated:
70

Copley Society

​158 Newbury Street Boston, MA 02116

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The Copley Society of art (Co/So) is a non-profit organization committed to the advancement, enjoyment, and the promotion of its member artists and the visual arts. The organization is comprised of juried artists who are hand selected by a credentialed art committee. Co/So provides artists with a gallery for exhibiting and selling their work and a platform for engaging and educating the community.​

Reception:
200

Seated:
70

Courageous Sailing Center

Charlestown Navy Yard Charlestown, MA 02129​

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The Courageous Sailing Center is located in the Charlestown Navy Yard and offers weddings, events and celebrations of every kind unobstructed views of the Boston Skyline, Zakim Bridge, Boston Harbor and everything in between. The venue is particularly popular for large corporate outings and team-building events, which can include instructor led regattas, sailing and trips. This is a very rare outdoor, waterfront space in Boston that can comfortably seat anywhere from 20 to 300 people and can accommodate up to 750 people for a reception.​

Reception:
750

Seated:
300

The Discovery Museum

​177 Main Street Acton, MA 01720

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Reception:
220

Seated:
75

Dorothy Quincy Suite

180 Berkeley Street Boston, MA 02116​

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Conferences. Performances. Special Events. They all happen here. This unique and history-rich facility is complete with a state-of-the-art 1100 seat theatre, spacious ballroom, and multiple breakout and meeting rooms. Housed in Boston's legendary structure known as Two Hundred Berkeley, this landmark property enlightens the city of Boston with weather conditions by means of its famous lighted beacon atop its shoulders. Centrally located in the heart of Boston's Back Bay in a quiet corner of Copley Square, the Back Bay Events Center is the location for all your day and evening events.

Managed by Tillinger's Concierge, Inc.

Reception:
700

Edward M. Kennedy Institue for the United States Senate

Columbia Point

220 Morrissey Blvd.

Dorchester, MA

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Host your next event at the new and innovative Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate. The 68,000-square-foot Institute is complete with a full-scale representation of the U.S. Senate Chamber — a unique and engaging backdrop for guests.

The Institute’s space features three walls with 22 high-resolution projectors. Create a completely customized experience where your videos, photos, and logos become part of the event design.

This elegant and visionary space combines the soaring history of the U.S. Senate with the modern wonder of architect Rafael Viñoly’s sleek design. The Institute is the perfect spot for private events, conferences, and meetings.


Endicott Estate

​656 East Street Dedham, MA 02026

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​The Endicott Estate is an historic American Revival manor set on 15 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds.

Reception:
250

Seated:
180

With tent:
500

Grand Circle Gallery

​347 Congress Street Boston, MA 02210

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In the heart of Boston’s trendy Fort Point Channel neighborhood, Grand Circle Gallery is a unique event space available to rent for private functions, including receptions, cocktail parties, corporate meetings, and company off-sites. The 4,500 square foot space accommodates 250 guests for a cocktail reception or 130 seated. 

Grand Circle Gallery’s vintage art and historic setting create a novel alternative to traditional social and corporate event spaces. Housed in a restored candy-making factory built in 1887, the Gallery has a permanent collection of vibrant travel posters from the early 20th century, known as the “Golden Age of Travel.” The building’s original exposed-brick walls remain, but we’ve have added modern facilities, inviting lighting, and high-tech amenities.

The Hellenic Center

County Road, Route 1A Ipswich, MA 01938​

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The Hellenic Center is an old Georgian-style house located on 13 acres of land.​

Reception:
250

Seated:
250

International Institute of Boston

One Milk Street Boston, MA 02109​

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​A historic building on the Freedom Trail, One Milk Street is in the heart of Boston's business district and near the Downtown Crossing shopping district. One Milk Street has three spaces available for rental: the Great Room, which overlooks the Old South Meeting House and accommodates meetings for 75 people and receptions for 100; the Dreams of Freedom Immigration Museum, ideal for receptions for up to 150 guests; and the Gillette Theatre, which can accommodate 100 people and is perfect for film screenings and book signings.

Reception:
150

International Place

Boston (Financial District), MA 02210​

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The venues at International Place are managed by Conventures, Inc. Utilizing more than one function area can accommodate groups larger than those outlined below. For more information, please call Katelyn Connolly at 617-439-7700.

This venue is managed by Conventures, Inc. For more information, please contact Katelyn Connolly at 617-439-7700.

International Place One International Place Lobby

Reception:
200

Seated:
100

Lecture seating max:
500

International Place Two International Place Lobby

Reception:
200

Seated:
100

Lecture seating max:
500

International Place Courtyard

Reception:
400

Seated:
200

Lecture seating:
500

John F. Kennedy Library and Museum

Columbia Point
Dorchester, MA 02125​

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This dramatic architectural statement by I.M. Pei is situated at the entrance to Boston Harbor on a 9.5 acre park landscaped with pine trees, shrubs, and wild roses.​

Reception:
1,000

Seated:
500

John Hancock Hall

180 Berkeley Street Boston, MA 02116​

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Conferences. Performances. Special Events. They all happen here. This unique and history-rich facility is complete with a state-of-the-art 1100 seat theatre, spacious ballroom, and multiple breakout and meeting rooms. Housed in Boston's legendary structure known as Two Hundred Berkeley, this landmark property enlightens the city of Boston with weather conditions by means of its famous lighted beacon atop its shoulders. Centrally located in the heart of Boston's Back Bay in a quiet corner of Copley Square, the Back Bay Events Center is the location for all your day and evening events.

Managed by Tillinger's Concierge, Inc.​

Theatre:
1,100

John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse

​One Courthouse Way Boston, MA 02210 T: (617) 261-2440 F: (617) 261-2442

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​Where the charisma of Boston meets the open sea… The John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse offers a 2.25 acre Harbor Park for outdoor gatherings, and a special events venue for up to 1500 guests.

Jury Assembly Hall

Theatre:
250

Atrium

Seated:
600

Reception:
800

Galleries

Reception:
400

Harbor Park

Reception:
800

Entire Facility

Max Reception:
2,000

Loeb House at Harvard University

​17 Quincy Street Cambridge, MA 02138

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Loeb House was designed by Guy Lowell, the cousin of then-President of Harvard A. Lawrence Lowell, and built in 1912. It is decorated in the Georgian style and features a grand foyer with a gilded mirror and exquisite original details throughout.​

Reception:
200

Seated:
100

Lyman Estate (The Vale)

185 Lyman Street Waltham, MA 02154​

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The Lyman Estate, "The Vale," was established in 1793 by Boston merchant Theodore Lyman. One of the finest examples of a Federal-period country estate in America, it was the Lyman family's summer residence for over 150 years. Today, the mansion, greenhouse complex, and 37 acres of land are owned and maintained by the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.​

Reception:
175

Seated:
150

Mechanics Hall

321 Main Street Worcester, MA 01608​

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Built in 1857, Mechanics Hall is the nation's finest pre-Civil War concert hall. Ideally located in downtown Worcester, the Hall was completely restored in 1977. Its 19th-century elegance, modern amenities, superior acoustics, and red-carpet service make it a preferred location for private galas, musical performances, business meetings, and professional recording studios.​

Reception:
1,500

Seated:
700

Milton Hoosic Club

193 Central Avenue Milton, MA 02187​

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The Milton Hoosic Club is the hidden jewel of the South Shore. We are a private, family oriented club whose rich and vibrant history dates back to 1891. We welcome you into our club to celebrate your special occasion. Whether your event is a wedding, birthday, anniversary or other special event, the elegance and ambiance of The Milton Hoosic Club will make your event memorable.​

Reception:
230

Seated:
200

MIT Museum

Building N51 256 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139

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The MIT Museum invites you to explore invention, ideas, and innovation. Through interactive exhibitions, public programs, experimental projects and its renown collections, the MIT Museum showcases the fascinating world of MIT, and inspires people of all ages about the possibilities and opportunities offered by science and technology. The MIT Museum has been the site of many special celebrations, exceptional dinners, memorable parties, lively receptions, fundraisers... and more. The Museum's exhibits and intimate gathering spaces provide a unique backdrop for events. A variety of gallery spaces allows for a range of events – the Museum easily accommodates large or small parties with the exhibits serving as ice-breakers, stimulating conversation and making a truly memorable event.


Old South Meeting House

310 Washington Street Boston, MA 02108​

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Experience and create history by hosting your event at the Old South Meeting House. Located in the heart of downtown Boston, Old South Meeting House offers a unique and historic setting for many different types of events, such as corporate entertaining, musical and theatrical performances, and wedding ceremonies.​

Reception:
150

Seated:
50

Old State House

206 Washington Street Boston, MA 02109-1773​

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The Old State House offers an intimate and memorable setting for dinners, receptions, and other special events. Your organization can host a meeting or dinner within this historic building, in whose halls once walked the likes of John Hancock and John Adams. In the Council Chamber, guests can admire paintings by Fitz Hugh Lane and Robert Salmon, and view the Bostonian Society's collection of Revolutionary War artifacts, scrimshaw, and a ship model of the U.S.S. Constitution.​

Reception:
110

Seated:
50

The Paine Estate (Stonehurst)

577 Beaver Street Waltham, MA 02154​

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Situated on 109 acres of conservation land, this Romanesque-Byzantine structure is the only house in New England designed by H. H. Richardson that is open to the public. In addition to the early-modern interior, which is unequalled in the work of Richardson, guests can enjoy grounds designed by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.​

Max capacity:
160

The Park Plaza Castle

130 Columbus Avenue
Boston, MA 02116​

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Exhibitions, trade shows, and receptions can take place in this designated National Historic Landmark right across from the Boston Park Plaza Hotel. With 17,280 square feet, The Castle at Park Plaza is spacious and versatile enough to accommodate your every exposition and conference need.​

Reception:
1,500

Seated:
900

Whittemore-Robbins House

670R Massachusetts Ave Arlington, MA 02476​

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​Built around 1800, this Federal-style mansion has been completely restored and refurbished for use as a function facility.

Reception:
100

Seated:
75

William Hickling Prescott House

55 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02108​

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​Located across from Boston Common, the Federal-style Prescott House was built in 1808 by Asher Benjamin for a rich Boston merchant. Today, the house is the headquarters of the National Society of Colonial Dames of America in Massachusetts and is available for catered events.

Reception:
100

Seated:
40

Winthrop Yacht Club

Shirley Street
Winthrop, MA 02150​

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Winthrop's oldest and finest yacht club, WYC has a modern marina with slips for 122 boats. The Clubhouse features function rooms, a lounge with a full-service bar & grill, and a porch with a spectacular view of Boston Harbor.​

Reception:
400

Seated:
225

Worcester Art Museum

55 Salisbury Street Worcester, MA 01609​

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With artful masterpieces and architectural magnificence, the Worcester Art Museum is an inspiring setting for your important occasions. A variety of event spaces, from the grand, two-story colonnaded Renaissance Court to The Museum Café and outdoor courtyard, combines elegance and convenience for both intimate and large gatherings. Arrange a gallery tour for your guests, or imagine setting your ceremony, music, or photos right inside a work of art — an authentic medieval Chapter House, with vaulted ceilings and six-foot-thick limestone walls. Our talented special events staff can help you design a truly distinctive and memorable event.​

Reception:
300

Seated:
120