Host your private event surrounded by the moving history, stunning architecture and captivating artworks of Anderson House, the Institute’s headquarters on Embassy Row. Built as a private home in 1905 for Larz Anderson and his wife, Isabel, this unique masterpiece was designed for entertaining and once welcomed presidents and kings. The first and second floors of this urban mansion, along with the outdoor garden, are available for unforgettable corporate and private events. The house’s marble-lined rooms and serene walled garden also make a gorgeous backdrop for portraiture.
Rental rates include security and vendor supervision during, and housekeeping following, every event, along with museum docents who can answer your guests’ questions about the Society, the Institute, the historic house or its collections. Rates may vary depending on the number of guests, vendors or other aspects that change the scope of your event. Fundraising events are not permitted.
Anderson House is wheelchair accessible and conveniently located two blocks from the Dupont Circle Metro station (Red line). There are three hotels within one block of Anderson House that offer public parking, subject to availability: The Fairfax Embassy Row Hotel, The Embassy Row Hotel and The Kimpton Hotel Palomar.
For rental rates, capacities and more information, click one of the links below.