(Closed) any recommendations for museum/art gallery type reception venues?

posted 9 years ago in Washington, D.C.
Post # 3
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Wannabee

How many people?  Places that spring to mind are the Harman Center for the Arts and the Newseum. 

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

how about the building museum?

Post # 5
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Wannabee

I’ve been to a party at the Arlington Arts Center.  It’s a fairly inexpensive venue that has a nice outside and inside dance area.

Post # 6
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Newbee
  • Wedding: May 2010

The Women’s Museum (www.nmwa.org) is gorgeous – I almost booked it for my wedding, but it’s not really simple – the hall has a marble floor and grand staircases and a chandelier. It’s expensive, but mostly tax-deductible. It’s a more manageable size than the Building Museum.

Post # 7
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Newbee

WVSA Arts Connection between Faragut North and Farragut West is a functioning art gallery and non-profit organization for youth with disabilities. They have a great space:

http://www.wvsarts.org/rental/rental.html

The Arts Club of Washington isn’t exactly “modern” but it is a great space:

http://artsclubofwashington.org/

For a truly modern/architectural location, the Equality Center at the HRC (Human Rights Campaign) in Dupont would be perfect:

http://www.equalitycenter.org/

 

Post # 8
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Helper bee

We’re getting married at the Carnegie Institution for Science on 16th and P, NW.  We couldn’t believe how great the price was, and you can also rent the Portico and steps for an additional fee.  Michelle Fisher has been GREAT to work with, and the space is unbelievable.  They have a 360 degree view, and the ballroom is better looking in person than in the pictures.

http://www.ciw.edu/events/building_rental

Michelle Fisher
Special Events & Facility Coordinator
Carnegie Institution of Washington
1530 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: 202.939.1138
Fax: 202.462.7395
[email protected]

 

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