Facility Rentals at MABA

The  gallery at MABA set up for a private function

Gallery and Estate House

The Museum of American Bird Art offers several elegant options to accommodate your private function. The Gallery is an open, bright and airy space where the main floor and mezzanine display changing art exhibits in a climate-controlled setting. Also available is the beautiful estate house with a sunny living room and additional dining room breakout space. The estate’s terrace sunroom spills onto a outdoor terrace overlooking the bird and butterfly garden.  

Types of Functions

Parties and meetings - View Images

Maximum Capacity

Exhibition Gallery, 50 people; Estate House, 40 people. Outdoor tented events may increase capacity when permitted.

Availability

Year-round

Weekday Rates (until 5 pm)

Base fee for 4-hour rental is $400 for the Estate House and $500 for the Exhibition Gallery. For weddings and other formal events there will be additional fees. Please contact the Museum of American Bird Art for a quote for your event.

Weekend and Evening Rates

Base fee for 4-hour rental is $700 for the Estate House and $800 for the Exhibition Gallery. For weddings and other formal events there will be additional fees. Please contact the Museum of American Bird Art for a quote for your event.

Food Storage/Prep

Standard kitchen facilities

Parking

Capacity for 26 vehicles. More cars may be accommodated for an additional charge.

A/V Equipment

Please inquire about AV equipment availability.

Additional Amenities

Banquet tables and padded chairs are available. When an event is held in the Estate House while the Exhibition Gallery is open to the public, event guests receive complimentary admission to the exhibition. Free use of two miles of trails through 121-acre wildlife sanctuary.

Please Note

  • All in-state renters must have a current Mass Audubon membership.
  • Smoking is not allowed indoors, and balloons are prohibited.
  • Alcoholic beverages may be served provided certain conditions are met, including having a certified bartender present throughout the event.
  • A Museum of American Bird Art staff member will be on duty during all events.
  • All activity is restricted to scheduled rooms.