Host your next event at the Artists for Humanity Epicenter.

Boston magazine’s Best of Boston® 2018 – Best Industrial Venue

A Space with a Mission

Make your next event memorable and impactful by hosting your event at the Artists For Humanity EpiCenter—one of Boston's hottest and "greenest" event venues. Read Below for more information

  • Promote sustainable futures for young people and the environment

  • Introduce the voice and talent of urban youth to a wide audience

  • Directly support creative jobs for Boston teens

Hosting your event at Artists For Humanity directly supports our mission!

AFH provides under-resourced teens the keys to self-sufficiency through paid employment in art and design.

Your rental fee tangibly impacts the lives of the teens, who are mentored, trained, and employed in AFH’s unique, art and design enterprise. AFH employs over 300 teens annually to work collaboratively with professional art and design mentors to provide fine art and design services to the business community. AFH provides a safe and creative environment that prepares Boston’s next generation of makers, thinkers, and leaders to do great things in our community – all while making beautiful art and impactful designs for individuals, businesses and the community at large – in Boston and beyond!

Weddings and Social Events

A wedding reception at the Epicenter

Adorned with beautiful paintings and photographs created by our talented teen artists employed through Artists For Humanity, our gallery offers a unique and inspiring space for both ceremony and reception!

Corporate and Non-Profit Events

A room with disco balls and a full bar

Not only does your rental give you access to a vibrant, innovative and sustainable space to host your company's next event, but also helps fund our unique youth-arts-employment organization. Your guests won't be the only ones with a lasting impression!

Epicenter Rental Info

On your event day, the award-winning AFH EpiCenter event space becomes “yours for the day.” We offer an environmentally friendly and uniquely innovative space for special events. From meetings for 40 to cocktail receptions for 800, the EpiCenter is a blank canvas that can be transformed to realize your vision.

Common events become extraordinary events when produced in an uncommon setting – come for a tour and explore the options!

Rental Fees

Rental fees table

To add on the Lewis Gallery or AFH Art Gallery for additional space or for cocktail hour/ceremony/breakout space: $500 per hour (including necessary time for set up and breakdown or $3,750 for the entire day.

*Excludes Holidays
**Pricing subject to change without notice

Frequently Asked Questions

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Thank you to our supporters, including:

Liberty Mutual Insurance
National Endowment for the Arts
Sustaining Grants - Cummings Foundation - Cummings Foundation
State Street
John Hancock - MLK Scholars
Stavros Niarchos Foundation
Mass Cultural Council
NEFA
The Wilson Sheehan Foundation
Wellington Management
The Lynch Foundation
Ann Theodore Foundation
edvestors - Driving Change in Urban Schools