The MIT Media Lab event spaces are within buildings E14 and E15 and can accommodate a wide array of event size configurations. Reserve space today by visiting the E14/15 Event Space Calendar. Should you encounter any difficulties please contact email@example.com for assistance.
The event space room cost is $150.00 per hour per room for the full reservation time. The Lower Atrium and Bartos theater are reserved together for one event space room cost (see above). Please note that this fee covers the room rental only and does not include additional event services or rental costs.
All event rooms are self-service. Amenities such as a catering kitchen and furniture rentals are available on a first-scheduled, first-served basis. Each event space offers different A/V setups. For some setups, third-party audiovisual specialist may be required.
Room Capacity: Our venue offers fixed seating for 96 individuals with a maximum occupancy of 106 persons.
It is important to note that food and drink are not permitted in the Lecture Hall.
E14-638 Winter Garden Room is an open reception space.
Room Capacity: The Winter Garden space can comfortably accommodate up to 175 individuals in a standing reception setting. Banquet-style seating can accommodate up to 90 guests.
Available Equipment: Seamless connectivity is available with electrical and data outlets integrated into floor boxes. For a fully immersive audio experience reserve the adjacent space E14-648 Silverman Skyline room for use of speakers.
The Silverman Skyline offers an awe-inspiring panoramic view of the Charles River and a terrace for guest to connect and enjoy the scenic surroundings. The space can be reserved either in conjunction with the adjacent Winter Garden or as a standalone room, thanks to its versatile divider wall system.
Room Capacity: The Silverman Skyline can hold 145 individuals in a standing reception. Banquet-style seating holds up to 130 guests. Additionally, the terrace can accommodate 32 people maximum. For more information see terrace access.
Room Capacity: This space holds 300 individuals in a standing reception. For lecture-style events, the seating configuration accommodates around 250 attendees. Banquet seating has a capacity to accommodate 260 guests.
Available Equipment :
The Bartos Theater is a venue specially designed to host film showings and lectures. The space has a maximum seating capacity of 198. Bartos Theater is reserved as a combined space with the Lower Atrium for $150 per hour.
No food or drink are allowed in Bartos Theater. An adjacent reception/dining area is available in the Lower Atrium.
The Lower Atrium is suited for a wide range of functions and can complement the adjacent Bartos Theater. The Lower Atrium is reserved as a combined space with the Bartos Theater at $150 per hour.
Room Capacity: With standing room for up to 198 people, the Lower Atrium provides ample space for socializing and networking. Banquet seating can accommodate up to 150 guests comfortably.
Available Equipment: The Lower Atrium does not have built-in equipment. To meet your audiovisual and lighting requirements, we recommend renting equipment through, MIT AV or MVP Services.
Please note the availability of power outlets in the Lower Atrium is limited. We encourage you to plan accordingly about any specific power requirements.
We hope that these PDF floor plans of our event spaces help provide a clearer understanding of the space. We apologies for the inconvenience, but we are currently in the process of adding floor plans of the Bartos Theater and Lower Atrium.