Sunday Showers and Soirees at Boston Athenaeum

Nestled at 10.5 Beacon Street in Beacon Hill, the Boston Athenaeum is a cultural gem exuding historic charm. When planning a bridal shower, baby shower, or special catered event, consider choosing a unique venue to create memorable experiences outside a traditional setting.

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Discover unforgettable moments behind the iconic red doors at 10.5 Beacon Street. Amongst several unique event rooms, The Henry Bayard Long Room hosts parties and exudes timeless elegance with its array of sculptures and rare art pieces. It is ideal for bridal or wedding showers, special occasions, and milestone tributes and offers a quintessential Boston ambiance.

Sunday Celebrations

Given Boston Atheneaums closure to patrons on Sundays, this offers a rare opportunity to host a wedding or baby shower, special occasion brunch, or even a wedding earlier in the day. Private event rentals typically begin at 7 pm, so Sunday lets you and your guests enjoy a catered event and have the afternoon exploring Boston. 


Hand-crafted past hors d’oeuvres may include favorites such as Garden Pea Tartine with lemon-whipped ricotta and mint and steak au poivre crostini with green peppercorn-cognac cream. Combined with seasonal food stations, the lively assortment of menu items will surely be a hit!

Brilliant Food.   Flawless Service.   Stunning Experiences.






The Catered Affair

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