Hillyer Art Space Washington, DC

Hillyer Art Space is a unique contemporary art venue located in the artistic and internationally chic Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, DC. This renovated historic carriage house gallery hosts receptions, meetings and other social, corporate and non-profit events of up to 200 people standing or 75 people seated dining-style.

The space features high ceilings, clean white walls and hardwood floors. The layout, a large main room and two smaller rooms, allows for flexibility of use. The gallery presents a dual series of international and local contemporary art exhibitions providing an exceptional backdrop for events.

The gallery is a perfect intimate venue for all kinds of parties and events. In the past Hillyer has hosted wedding receptions, birthday parties, corporate events, seminars, lectures, holiday office parties and non-profit fundraisers. No matter your event, Hillyer can provide a great backdrop for your celebration or gathering.

Surrounded by embassies and just steps away the Phillips Collection, Cosmos Club, and numerous other art galleries, Hillyer is a prime location for local guests and visitors to the nation’s capital. The venue is easily accessible by public transportation from virtually anywhere in DC. The closest Metro, Dupont Circle, is less than two blocks away. Hillyer is a convenient and colorful special events space and has gained recognition for its own well-publicized and well-attended exhibition openings and DC “happenings.”

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Contact Info

9 Hillyer Court, NW • Washington, DC • 20008

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Venue Details

Capacity (Seated / Cocktail): 75 / 200

We have hosted events with 10 guests to events with 200 guests. A seated capacity of 75 applies when there is dining-style seating - ceremony seating without tables is closer to 100.

Max Number of Simultaneous Events: 1

Outside Catering Permitted (BYO): Yes

Venue Type/Style: Museum

On-Site Cuisine Options: Use Your Own Caterer


Budget Tier: $

Minimim price for 100 guests: $ 1,000

Monday-Wednesday: $600 for the first four hours, $150 for each additional hour ***Thursday + Sunday: $800 for the first four hours, $200 for each additional hour ***Friday + Saturday: $1,000 for the first four hours, $250 for each additional hour ***501(c)(3) organizations receive a 15% discount on total rental fees

Venue Features

  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Coat Check
  • Conference Call
  • Internet Access
  • Onsite Ceremony
  • Open Sunday
  • Outside Catering Permitted
  • Tables and Chairs
  • WiFi Access