Plan Your Event

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Plan Your Event

A beautifully furnished historic mansion, once the home of President James Monroe.  A central and convenient location, just four blocks from the White House.  Gallery spaces that feature rotating exhibits by nationally renowned artists.  An expansive walled garden and terrace.  A full-service food, beverage, and event-support operation.

Hospitality, history, and today’s vibrant arts scene are all part of the package at the Arts Club of Washington.

Whether you’re planning a business meeting, luncheon, reception, dinner, wedding, party, or other special event, the club offers a warm and intimate venue that will make your event especially memorable.

Planning your Event

The Arts Club is offers an elegant setting with the capacity to host events from 25 to 300 guests. We also feature a wonderful garden capable of seating up to 170 guests.

The facility fee is $4,000 for a four-hour event on Saturday or Sunday. Additional hours on those days are $1200 per hour. The fee is $3,000 for a four-hour evening event (beginning after 4 p.m.) Monday–Friday, with extra hours charged at $800 per hour. For daytime events Monday through Friday, the fee is $600 per hour with a 3-hour minimum.

Food and Drink

The club’s kitchen is led by the creative and experienced Chef Ken Kievit. The Arts Club offers a wide assortment of menu options and can also accommodate guests’ own preferences. Our chef loves to create menus specific to our guests’ needs, and we can work with almost any budget.

Beverage charges are based on consumption and estimated at $30 per person for a four-hour event. Our full bar includes premium or top-shelf spirits; a wide selection of beers (Heineken, Sam Adams, Corona, Pilsner Urquell, Dogfish Ale, Amstel Light, Coors Light, Miller Lite); white wine selections (Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio and Chardonnay); red wine selections (Pinot Noir and Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon); and a sparkling wine. You pay only for what your guests drink.

Full reservation requires a deposit of 30% of catering costs.

The club adds 10% District sales tax and a 22% gratuity.

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Member’s 2015 Summer Exhibition Announcement

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Out and About: The Hill Center Concert Series

The Hill Center Concert Series is pleased to welcome Shanghai Jazz vocalist/composer Le Zhang, performing Chinese traditional and modern music in addition to her own compositions that reflect the Shanghai jazz heritage. Burnett Thompson Director, Hill Center Concert Series SHANGHAI JAZZ VOCALIST: LE ZHANG Wednesday, May 6, 2015 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Cost: $15…

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Friday, April 3rd

Out and About: Chamber Dance Performance

On June 24 at 7:30 pm, Chamber Dance Project will raise the curtain on their 2015 season at the Lansburgh Theatre. Experience the company’s edgy sophistication first hand by reserving your all-access ticket for their highly anticipated opening night performance and cast party. Enjoy a glass of champagne before taking your center orchestra seat. After…

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