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Beautiful spaces for your special event

The beautiful Peabody Essex Museum, in Salem, Massachusetts, is one of the region's most exquisite settings for your special events.

Whether you’re planning a wedding, corporate banquet, or a gathering for close friends and family, the museum offers a beautiful space that is perfectly suited for creating memorable occasions. Cocktail receptions, formal parties, daytime gatherings, and celebrations are expertly planned and executed with the help of our experienced staff.

We look forward to showing you our galleries in person.  PEM offers several venue options for your special event, from intimate galleries and an elegant ballroom to exquisite light-filled atriums and a beautiful outdoor garden space. Together we can plan an event that is truly special.

Our exclusive caterer, Gourmet Caterers, is renowned for creating unforgettable events with its talented chefs and impeccable service. Winner of Improper Bostonian’s 2018 Boston’s Best Caterer, Gourmet Caterers will accommodate all your guests’ needs.

Have you visited our museum recently? We’d be happy to give you a tour!

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For more information please contact Natalia Laskaris at 978-542-1615 or natalia_laskaris@pem.org.

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The Atrium

The breathtaking Atrium is the heart of the Peabody Essex Museum. An arched glass roof soars dramatically overhead, pulling the eye and the spirit upward. This central gathering place recalls the traditional New England village green.

Imagine your guests gathered in the breathtaking Atrium, the heart of the Peabody Essex Museum. An arched glass roof soars dramatically overhead, pulling the eye and the spirit upward.

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