The Octagon Museum is available to rent for daytime meetings and evening receptions.

Half-day (8am – noon or 1pm – 5pm), evening (6pm – 11pm), and full-day rentals are available.

Daytime rentals are available Monday through Wednesday. Evening rentals are available Monday through Saturday.

Maximum capacity of 100 for standing receptions, and 50 for seated meetings and dinners.

For more information and to check availability, please contact

Due to space limitations, the Octagon is not available for wedding rentals. The courtyard behind the Octagon, along with the American Institute of Architects headquarters building, are available for weddings. These spaces are also able to accommodate larger events. For more information about those spaces, please contact Amy Medawar, AIA Senior Manager of Headquarters Meetings and Events, at or 202-626-7312.