The Octagon is available as an event space for daytime meetings and evening receptions.

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Evening event rentals are available Tuesday-Saturday after 4pm. Event setup for evening receptions can begin after 4pm, and event clean-up must be complete by 11pm. Lunch event rentals are Tuesday-Saturday from 12-3pm. Event setup for lunch receptions can begin as early as 10am and event clean-up must be complete by 4pm.

We also offer daytime meeting rentals in the first floor Drawing Room; meetings cannot be booked during the museum’s open hours. Due to space limitations, The Octagon is not available for wedding rentals.

Maximum capacities

100 for standing receptions
50 for seated meetings and dinners