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Corcoran Gallery of Art, The

Make history by entertaining in the capital’s oldest art museum. Located across from the South Lawn of the White House, the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s spectacular beaux arts building is a favorite venue for Washington’s most important corporate and non-profit events.

When renting the Corcoran Gallery of Art for a private event, guests have access to the entire entertaining space, consisting of the Atrium and the Bridge. The beautiful, sky-lit Atrium is surrounded by 40 magnificent columns, perfect for large dinners or receptions. The Bridge on the second level overlooks the Atrium and is the perfect space to hold cocktails, a VIP reception, or an intimate dinner. Upon your request, galleries may be open on either level for a private viewing or docent-led tour.

The Frances and Armand Hammer Auditorium seats 193 guests for lectures, presentations, film screenings, and musical performances. The Salon Doré is a gilded room paneled from floor to ceiling with Corinthian pilasters, trophy panels, garlands, and large framed mirrors created by the Comte d’Orsay in the 18th century. The Salon Doré seats 50 people, for dinner only.

500 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202.639.1838

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