MASS MoCA has some of the most dramatic and creative spaces in Berkshire County—perfect for hosting your special event, both indoors and outdoors. The 19th-century renovated factory (we’re on the National Register of Historic Places), is home to an ever-changing collection of contemporary art. We offer a multitude of spaces to help you create a unique atmosphere and customize your vision of a special event. When you choose MASS MoCA, you not only ensure that your special occasion has a stylish cultural edge, but you also support a museum dedicated to the best art of our time.
Building 6 (available beginning June 2017 – booking now!)
Capacity: multiple spaces, up to 400
- In May 2017, MASS MoCA will complete Phase III, renovating 130,000 square feet of interior space
- With river views, this majestic space includes historic windows overlooking the Berkshire hills, a balcony overlooking the event space, 19th-century mill columns, and hardwood floors. Art by Robert Rauschenberg, Louise Bourgeois, James Turrell, Jenny Holzer, Laurie Anderson, and Gunnar Schonbeck will fill the building.
Museum Lobby and Courtyards
- The expansive lobby features historic mill columns, a beautiful glass loggia, refurbished hardwood floors, and a dramatic entry.
- The front courtyard features views of the 19th-century clocktower; a dramatically lit outdoor art installation, Tree Logic by artist Natalie Jeremijenko; and beautiful textural elements: cobblestones, grassy steps, and brick half walls.
- In the enclosed central courtyard, a lovely terrace (affording views of colorful Sol LeWitt wall drawings in the distance) is shaded by a tent designed by renowned Dutch sculptor Dré Wapenaar.
Capacity: from 30 to 500, depending on conservation requirements of specific exhibitions
- Galleries range from intimate venues to soaring cathedral-like spaces
- Stylish yet simple settings feature contemporary art that inspires, challenges, and entertains
- Hardwood floors, brick walls, white walls, 19th-century patinas, historic windows—the galleries offer a variety of ambiances
Sol LeWitt Galleries
Capacity: 50 for a seated dinner, 140 for a ceremony, 200 for a cocktail party
- Vibrant, light-filled galleries offer stunning views of the Berkshire hills and MASS MoCA’s historic courtyards.
- The galleries feature three floors of wall drawings by one of the greatest artists of the 20th century.
If you’d like to book your special event at MASS MoCA, contact Rebecca Wehry at 413.664.4481 x8157 or firstname.lastname@example.org.