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Private Events

Host a private event at The Paper Mouse Atelier!

We offer event rentals of all kinds, from special occasion celebrations to team meetings to private functions. Our intimate and beautiful space is perfect for cozy family gatherings, elegant functions or fun activities with friends. Our creative team can help you adapt the Atelier to events such as:

  • Wedding showers
  • Baby showers
  • Family gatherings
  • Team-building activities and business meetings
  • Talks and workshops
  • Meetups
  • Fundraisers
  • Private parties

Enjoy a private get-together in our cozy space, or choose from an array of art activities to add structure to an event. Contact us at or (617) 663-8722 to learn more and schedule a private event.

Step One: Reserving the Space

We’ll help you find a date and time that works for your event.

What’s included

  • Two long tables and chairs to seat up to 14 guests
  • Use of our large flat-screen tv for presentations or slideshows
  • Access to wifi and speakers
  • Use of our curtains for privacy from passerby
  • Use of our mini-fridge
  • A staff member to host and provide assistance as needed

Rates and Availability

  • Weekdays (Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm): $75/hour, 1 hour minimum
  • Weeknights (Monday-Thursday, 5pm-10pm): $100/hour, 2 hour minimum
  • Weekends (Friday evening-Sunday evening): $150/hour, 2 hour minimum
  • Full days (up to 8 hours): Monday-Thursday $600/day; Friday-Sunday $900/day
  • Available hours: 10am-10pm, with a maximum rental of 8 hours (does not apply for consecutive multi-day rentals). Half hour increments are allowed.
  • There is a non-refundable 30% deposit to hold the date of your event (with a minimum deposit fee of $75).
Rentals should include the time needed to set up and break down your event. We allow a maximum grace period of 15 minutes before and after each event. Time beyond this grace period will incur additional fees.


  • Seated: 20
  • Standing: 50

Additional information

  • We allow food/catering to be brought in
  • Bathroom located in the basement
  • Non-permanent decorations are allowed on our tables, mirror wall and front door

Step Two: Making it Unique

You’ve got a date and time - now let’s make your event special! Below are a la carte options for adding color to a private event.

Optional space modifications

  • Additional tables and chairs to accommodate up to 20 seated guests: $25
  • Room setup for a standing event or a seated lecture-style event: $50
  • Use of wall display, glass cases and bookshelves for additional display space: $100
  • Use of our teacup collection: $10

Adding an Activity
We offer art supplies and instruction for a variety of creative projects. Choose from one of the art activities below for a fun addition to your get-together! Instruction and material fees vary depending on the activity and the number of guests.