Elevate your event
Host your unique gathering at the Burke Museum and
give your guests an experience they'll never forget!
From networking events and panel discussions to cocktail receptions and dance parties,
we can help you create a custom experience for your celebration.
Featured Event Spaces
The Burke's dazzling event spaces feature soaring skeletons, Tiffany windows, and iconic artwork. Three floors of galleries engage guests with visible collections and workrooms and one-of-a-kind objects. Read on to learn about our spaces and catering options, then contact us to get the planning started!
Special Exhibits Gallery
Give your guests the full Burke experience! Add on your favorite gallery for guests to visit during cocktail hour, or reserve the entire museum for three floors of fun and an unforgettable evening.
Eat & Drink
We're proud to partner with these prestigious caterers.
Please feel free to reach out to them directly for menus and offerings.
Temporary Closure FAQs | Private Events
What is your refund policy for coronavirus related rescheduling or cancellations?
All events canceled due to Coronavirus-related closure can be rescheduled with your original deposit carried forward to the new date, or we can issue you a refund with no cancellation fee if you need to cancel.
Can I still book a private event?
Yes! We are happy to help you book your private event for when the museum reopens. Please fill out this form to tell us more about what you're planning.
While the museum is closed to private event tours until we are able to reopen to the public, our Private Events team is available to assist you at email@example.com and can send photos of event spaces and galleries, and share private event packages over email so you can plan for your upcoming event.
Your event supports the Burke
Revenue from private events supports ongoing programming and exhibits, and helps the Burke protect the collections and information we hold for future generations—thank you!