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In the heart of the ever-eclectic MASS MoCA, a couple with boundless creativity decided it was the place to tie the knot. It wasn't just a venue for Ellen + Howie; it was a canvas that mirrored their vibrant love and imagination. They allowed the museum's art + artists to whisper their own stories alongside theirs.

Amidst the transformative aura of the Spencer Finch Gallery, Ellen + Howie exchanged their vows beneath a chuppah, symbolizing their first home. The chuppah, intricately adorned with vivid swatches and heartfelt notes from cherished ones, bore the touch of the bride's father, making it a heartfelt testament to family bonds. The atmosphere was electric, with art and tradition intertwining seamlessly.

Following the "I dos," guests moved from the gallery to a magical cocktail space. They arrived to find personalized pop-up face escort cards, an innovative touch crafted lovingly by the couple, etching each guest's presence into the evening's fabric.

The evening unfolded in the grandeur of the South Hall. Beneath the sprawling expanse of a Joe Wardwell mural, a vivid art tapestry set the scene. Guests reveled in a feast for the senses, with the backdrop becoming a silent witness to a night of laughter, dance, love, and memories.

The Team

Photographer:  @ggabriella
Venue + Lighting: @massmoca
Planning + Catering: @mezze_events
Design + Floral: @crocushaleflowers
Band: @americanmidnightband
First Look Location:  @touristwelcome
Bride's Dresses: @thelawbridal  @glo.bridal



Sauvingon Blanc Blend, FRANCOIS CHIDAINE, Loire Valley, FR
Pinot Noir, HADEN FIG, Willamette Valley, OR
Sparkling Gamay, SEROL, Loire Valle, FR

AERONAUT robot crush american lager style MA
AERONAUT zero meridian county lager MA
AERONAUT hop hop & away session ipa MA


BERLEBURG GOUGERES smoked onion jam
MISO EGGPLANT papadum chip
SALMON TARTARE housemade potato chip, everything bagel seeds, creme fraiche
CHICKEN YAKITORI MEATBALL yuzu aioli, pickled radish
BEEF TARTARE crispy shallots, miso vinaigrette, prawn cracker 

KALE SALAD pepitas, green apple, lemon pecorino vinaigrette
FREGOLA & CAULIFLOWER mint, parsley, golden raisin, sumac, turmeric dairy-free yogurt
OVEN ROASTED POTATOES mushroom conserva
ROAST CHICKEN (thighs and breast) with Apple Cider Gastrique and Fried Sage
STEELHEAD TROUT ligurian pesto, fried chickpeas
BERKSHIRE MOUNTAIN BAKERY bread with herbed butter 

ASSORTED COOKIES salted chocolate chip, tahini, double chocolate