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Plan your next event at the only gallery on the East Coast devoted solely to the artistry of the greatest American photographer of the 20th century, Ansel Adams.  Ansel Adams at The Wilderness Society Gallery is a memorable venue for hosting your next special event or meeting. Located in downtown Washington, DC near Metro stops on the Blue, Orange and Red lines, our space offers an intimate and elegant setting for cocktail parties, dinners, meetings and small conferences in two unique areas: a sleek, modern Gallery featuring the photographs of Ansel Adams, and a fully equipped, 55 seat (25 at table) Board Room.

Hours, Pricing and Amenities
The Gallery and the Board Room are available between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.  There is a four-hour minimum for the Board Room or for the Gallery, but the Gallery may be rented by the hour in conjunction with a four-or-more-hour Board Room rental.  There is an hourly surcharge to cover HVAC and building security for events that extend beyond or begin after 6:00 p.m. weekdays or on the weekend.  An additional daily surcharge for weekend rentals ensures on-site assistance during your event.

A 20% discount is offered to non-profit (501(c)3) organizations.

Included with all rentals are WiFi access, and use of AV equipment, lectern, easels and other standard meeting materials, and a food service area. 

Consider planning your next event in a space that surrounds your guests with the beauty of our collection of Ansel Adams' finest photographs. To get started, please, complete and submit the Reservation Request form below, or contact Jerry Arthur at The Wilderness Society (202) 833-2300 or

The Ansel Adams at The Wilderness Society is located in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C.  Check here for the address and directions.