DeCordova offers a unique backdrop of contemporary art for an unforgettable wedding in its indoor and outdoor spaces. Enjoy cocktails on the Sculpture Terrace, dinner and dancing in the galleries, or plan a tented event in the park.


This combination of indoor and outdoor space overlooks the picturesque Flint’s Pond and can be used for daytime and nighttime events. The Dewey Family Gallery normally features artwork from deCordova’s permanent collection. Just outside the Museum, guests enjoy the stunning views from the Sculpture Terrace, which provides easy access to other areas of the Park. Use of the Terrace is included in the rental of the Dewey Family Gallery.


140 people for dinner and dancing

170 people for dinner or luncheon, no dancing

200 people for theater-style seating

200 for standing reception

Located on the 6th floor of the Museum with easy access from an elevator, the Roof Terrace is the perfect location for a cocktail reception and passed hors d’oeuvres. The Roof Terrace is usually available for evening functions only and can be rented in conjunction with other space in the Sculpture Park or Museum. The expansive views of Sandy/Flint’s Pond, the landscape, and the Sculpture Park provide a memorable experience for your guests.

Capacity: 100 people for passed hors d’oeuvres and cocktails

Located on the 4th floor of the Museum, the Library is the perfect location for small corporate meetings or retreats and is available for both daytime rentals. A boxed lunch from the cafe or a catered lunch can be arranged. Weather permitting, your guests may enjoy lunch on our outdoor Sculpture Terrace.

Capacity: 20 people

Plan a tented event in deCordova’s 30 acre Sculpture Park. Providing a constantly changing landscape of large-scale, outdoor, modern and contemporary sculpture and site-specific installations, the Sculpture Park hosts more than 60 works, the majority of which are on loan to the Museum. Create a unique experience for your guests by immersing your event in art and nature.


Images Courtesy Randall Garnick Photography.

  • Weddings
  • Corporate Events
  • Vendors


For complete details and pricing, download our brochure.

Corporate Events

Hold your next Corporate function at deCordova.  Enjoy cocktails on the Roof Terrace overlooking Flint’s Pond, plan a retreat in the galleries, or book the library for a small meeting.  DeCordova accommodates full a/v presentations with a high-lumen digital projector and a 13′ x 18′ screen in the Dewey Family Gallery.


For detailed rental rates and information please contact Lindsay Leete, Head of Special Events and Rentals, via email or phone 781.259.3661.

A  non–refundable deposit of 50% of the estimated total fee is required in order to guarantee any arrangements. In the event of cancellation, the deposit will be retained by deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum.   A security deposit of $1,000 is required and will be returned after the event, provided:

  1. All regulations for use of the Museum, its grounds, adjacent Conservation Land, and Flint’s Pond have been observed.
  2. There has been no damage to the Museum, artwork, and grounds.