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!

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!




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!

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

Promote sustainable futures for young people and the environment

Directly support creative jobs for Boston teens

Make your next event be memorable and impactful by hosting your event at

the Artists For Humanity EpiCenter! Read Below for more information or


The Lewis Gallery OR the AFH Art Gallery​

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!


Contact: Karen Shoop





Design, Production, Execution, lighting, scenery,  video ,audio, production
lighting and sound rental, event space, rental, production, video







Contact:Jeanne Piccuioto 

[email protected] 617.835.4421

Gourmet is renowned for its talented chefs, impeccable service, and for creating unforgettable events with a singular level of expertise. 

Phone: 617-522-2820



BSG Security Management

Click on the Icon below to download our frequently asked questions pdf. If you have any further questions feel free to contact us.



Wine, Shop, Events, Weddings, Coprorate, Events, Social, Gathering, wine
Linens Party Rental Equipment


Contact: 781.729.4000





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


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


John Mansfield




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.





Artists For Humanity | 100 W 2nd St Boston MA, 02127 T.617.268.7620    F.617.268.7358



This program is supported in part by a grant from the Boston Cultural Council, a local agency which is funded by the Mass Cultural Council, and administered by the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture.​

Funded in part by Boston Public Schools (BPS) Arts Expansion, a multi-year effort focusing on access, equity and quality arts learning for BPS students. The BPS Arts Expansion Fund, managed by EdVestors, is supported by the Barr Foundation, The Boston Foundation, Katie and Paul Buttenwieser, The Klarman Family Foundation, Linde Family Foundation, and other foundations and individuals.. BPS Arts Expansion is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.​

Artists For Humanity is supported by the New England Foundation for the Arts through the New England Arts Resilience Fund, part of the United States Regional Arts Resilience Fund, an initiative of the U.S. Regional Arts Organizations and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with major funding from the federal CARES Act from the National Endowment for the Arts.​