Events may be held Monday through Sunday, except Thursdays. As we are open to the public from 11 am to 5 pm, most events must end by 10:30 am or begin after 6:30 pm. Exceptions are available on Tuesdays when the Museum is closed.
Capacity: 125 | Venue Rental Fee: $4,000
Cloisters around the Courtyard
Capacity: 200 | Venue Rental Fee: $8,000
First floor of the new wing (including Education Studio and/or Living Room)
Capacity: 250 | Venue Rental Fee: $5,000-$6,000
Cloisters around the Courtyard and first floor of the new wing
Capacity: 425 | Venue Rental Fee: $14,000
Dinner in Café G or the terrace with cocktails in the new wing
Capacity: 90 | Venue Rental Fee: $4,000
Dinner in Café G with cocktails in the Cloisters around the Courtyard
Capacity: 90 | Venue Rental Fee: $10,500
Full Museum Rental
Capacity: 450 Reception/90 Seated Dinner
Venue Rental Fee: $25,000
Supplemental Rental Space
Cloisters "as a gallery": $2,000
Historic gallery access: $1,000/floor
Hostetter Gallery: $1,000
Calderwood Hall: $1,000/30 min.
The Gardner Museum offers a 10% discount for non-profit and educational organizations.
A portion of the Venue Rental Fee is considered a tax deductible contribution to the Museum.