Hampshire College

893 West Street, Amherst, MA
Capacity: 600 people

About Hampshire College

Hampshire College is a small liberal arts college located in Amherst, Massachusetts. The campus consists of 800 rural acres within the historical Pioneer Valley. The office of event services and summer programs prides itself on providing a peaceful and professional setting for conferences, camps, retreats, and social events ranging from a dozen to 600 people. Situated against a scenic New England backdrop, The Red Barn at Hampshire College offers a charming, rustic, and unique venue for meetings and special events of all kinds. Built in 1820, The Red Barn features the original wide-panel flooring, post-and-beam structure, and a modern heating and cooling ventilation system to allow for events to be hosted throughout the year. We enjoy customizing menus and cater to special dietary needs. We are well versed in preparing and serving vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free menu items. Menus can be as elegant or as informal as desired. Our experienced and award-winning staff take great pride in providing exceptional service to ensure that your event is as successful as it is memorable. We are here to guide clients through the planning process by offering expertise as well as creative suggestions so that your guests may enjoy a delightfully unique experience.

Event Spaces

The R.W. Kern Center
The Red Barn
Venue Types
  • Indoor Pool
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 600