Cloisters Around the Courtyard

Transport your guests back to 15th century Venice as they stroll through Isabella Gardner's Cloisters around the Courtyard sipping champagne and enjoying the beauty of this one of a kind venue. Fully enclosed and climate controlled, the Cloisters, which ring the ever-blooming courtyard, are the perfect location for a reception, networking event or non-traditional rehearsal dinner. Gallery access and Museum docents can also be arranged.

Standing reception: 200 guests

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Supplemental Event Spaces

History Gallery Access
Allow your guests to explore the second and third floors of the historic palace to view Isabella Gardner’s full collection of art, sculpture, tapestry and objects.

Calderwood Hall
Calderwood Hall is the perfect location for presentations, awards ceremonies, lectures or concerts as part of your event.

Images: Historic Palace

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Download Gardner Museum full site plan

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