Designed in the style of an Italian piazza, the Calderwood Courtyard is truly 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, product launches, retirement celebrations, birthday parties, and networking events.
The Calderwood Courtyard is located in the Harvard Art Museums at 32 Quincy Street.
Availability: Sunday–Saturday; setup from 5:00pm, with events from 6:30pm
• Seated Dinner, 200
• Standing Reception, 300
For Weddings in the Calderwood Courtyard our capacity is 170 with a dance floor with a start time of 7:00pm
Eligibility for Rental: Annual Harvard Art Museums Support at the Ambassador Fellow Level is required
Ideal Event Types for This Venue:
• Corporate receptions and dinners, corporate galas, and holiday parties
• Wedding receptions, birthday parties, anniversary parties
In planning your event, please be mindful that the Harvard Art Museums contain fragile and irreplaceable works of art. The primary concern must always be for the safety of the collections and the facilities that house them.