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Calderwood Courtyard

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

Capacity:
• Seated Dinner, 200
• Standing Reception, 300

Eligibility for Rental: Ambassador Fellow Individual Members; Corporate Members at the $2,500 level and above

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.

To inquire about renting our beautiful venues please complete a Special Event Request Form, email am_rentals@harvard.edu, or call our Facility Program Rental Manager at 617-495-1275.

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