8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Whether you are planning an intimate dinner for 100 guests or a cocktail reception for 1200, the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery will be picture perfect. Located in vibrant downtown DC, this historic building boasts a number of unique event spaces including its contemporary centerpiece, the 28,000 square foot Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard. Visit the National Portrait Gallery and American Art Museum and discover one of the city’s premier event spaces.
Events permitted with an unrestricted donation to the museum. Please contact the Special Events office for donation information.
Capacity: 0 – 2300
Entire Museum: 0 – 2,300
Reception – Great Hall 366; Luce Center 800
Seated dinner – Great Hall 300; Luce Center 300
Reception – 1.200
Seated dinner – 850
Site may not be used for personal events (e.g. weddings, political or fundraising events.)
In-house catering is not offered. List of preferred caterers available.
Audio Visual Capabilities
In-house audiovisual available for additional cost.
Close to Gallery Place/Chinatown metro. Several parking garages located within a block of the museum; client may provide valet parking.
Metro Station: Yellow Line – Gallery Place