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Meeting and Event Spaces

Set the Stage for a spectacular awards dinner or gala … host a corporate meeting in a space that dares the imagination and sparks creativity—create an unforgettable wedding—gather for a celebration of an anniversary, retirement, birthday.  Within the Harman Center for the Arts, you’ll find inspiring spaces to elegantly accommodate gatherings from 18 to 774.


IN SIDNEY HARMAN HALL


The ForumThe Forum The Forum
Ground Plans

Ground Plans with Lobby and Support Spaces
print on 8.5x11” paper
for 1/8” scale drawingsMaximum Capacity:
150 people (lecture/theatrical seating)
150 people (school-room style)
170 people (seated dinner)
225 people (standing reception)

The supremely adaptable Forum space has a 14-foot–high, barrel-vaulted ceiling, a sprung dance floor, capability for theatrical lighting and sound, complete audio-video-internet readiness (complete with a Boston studio/concert upright piano), adjacent catering kitchen, and its own dedicated lobby, restrooms and coat check, making it ideal for multiple types of functions, from intimate performances to elegant gala celebrations.

Artistic Level--Sidney Harman Hall
610 F Street NW


Conference Room.Conference Room. Conference Room
Ground Plansprint on 8.5x11” paper
for 1/8” scale drawings

Maximum Capacity:
18 people

Much needed in downtown D.C., an available small conference room! Ideal for the small not-for-profit or sole-proprietorship that only occasionally needs conference space. Equipped with three tables for custom configuration, 18 rolling conference chairs, a hospitality bar and fully wired for A/V and teleconferencing.

The Forum Conference Room also features classic theatrical caricature art adorning the walls, including an original Al Hirschfeld illustration of Artistic Director, Michael Kahn.

Artistic Level--Sidney Harman Hall
610 F Street NW


Photo of the Patrons Lounge by Tom Arban. The Patrons Lounge Patrons Lounge
(second floor)
Ground Plans
Ground Plans with no pianoprint on 8.5x11” paper
for 1/8” scale drawings

Maximum Capacity:
75 people (standing reception)

One of the most elegantly beautiful spaces in the District, the Patrons Lounge is available only to donors of the Shakespeare Theatre Company at the Harman Center for the Arts. This space has a programmable, flat screen TV; a moveable marble and cherry service bar; its own staging kitchen; a permanently mounted projector and 9-by-12 motorized screen. The Lounge is completely wired for A/V and teleconferencing. The exquisite furnishings are designed by Apartment Zero, while the custom-loomed rug was designed by LuLu dK and given to the center by Elson and Company of Washington, D.C.  When not in use on stage, the Steinway nine-foot concert grand can be found in the Patrons Lounge.

Individual donors at the $1,500 level and above and corporate donors at the $2,500 level and above are eligible to rent the Patrons Lounge.  If you are interested in learning more about the individual benefits associated with a gift* to the Shakespeare Theatre Company please click here or call 202.547.3230 ext. 2324.  For more information about the corporate benefits associated with sponsorship*, including discounted rental rates, please click here or call 202.547.3230 ext. 2329.

*A portion of your contribution is tax-deductible.

In Sidney Harman Hall
610 F Street NW


SIDNEY HARMAN HALL LOBBY SPACES

These are the WOW spaces in D.C. From the hand-troweled Venetian plaster walls to the glass façade that floats above the cityscape, these beautifully imagined, multi-story bays offer a variety of stunning settings for gatherings and celebrations. Available together—consider cocktails on the Orchestra, seated dinner on the Mezzanine, and then back to the Orchestra for dancing and dessert! Or use just one level and make it your very own. These spaces are great for breakfast confabs, luncheon networking sessions, and evening receptions and dinners. Each level has a built-in bar, two flat screen, programmable TVs, and simply elegant furnishings selected by Apartment Zero.

The Orchestra-Level Lobby of Sidney Harman HallThe Orchestra-Level Lobby of Sidney Harman Hall The Orchestra Lobby
(second floor)
Ground Plans
Ground Plans with Cocktail Furniture Standard Placementprint on 11x17” paper
for 1/32” scale drawings

Maximum Capacity:
500 people (standing reception)
220 people (seated banquet)

Sidney Harman Hall
610 F Street NW


The Mezzanine-Level Lobby of Sidney Harman Hall. The Mezzanine-Level Lobby of Sidney Harman Hall. The Mezzanine Lobby
(third floor)
Ground Plans

Ground Plans with Cocktail Furniture Standard Placementprint on 11x17” paper
for 1/32” scale drawings

Maximum Capacity:
250 people (standing reception)
170 people (seated banquet)

Sidney Harman Hall
610 F Street NW


THE LANSBURGH THEATRE


Photo of the Lansburgh lobby  by Kevin Allen. Photo of the Lansburgh lobby  by Kevin Allen. Lansburgh LobbyMaximum Capacity:
250 people (standing reception)
150 people (seated banquet)

This intimate, elegant space is a favorite among many in D.C. With very little added decoration, you can host a warm and inviting event in the Lansburgh Theatre Lobby.  Equipped with a service bar, coat check, a registration area and dedicated restrooms, this space can be adapted for breakfasts, luncheons, receptions, dinners and corporate presentations.

Lansburgh Theatre
450 7th Street NW