Aisles With Style

Thanks to some serious revamping, these five Bay State venues are some of the freshest spots to say “I do.”
Photograph by Gruber Photographers

Photograph by Gruber Photographers

Museum of Fine Arts

Big news: The MFA now hosts weddings. Its crown jewel is the spectacular glass-walled Shapiro Family Courtyard, a soaring 12,000-plus-square-foot stunner designed by famed London architects Foster + Partners. Elsewhere on the property, the Koch Gallery, lined with 17th- and 18th-century European paintings, provides a regal backdrop for smaller weddings. Restaurant Associates — which serves up food at celebrations in other landmark museums, including the MET — provides the catering. And as a bonus, attendees can view the galleries, including the new Arts of the Americas wing. Just be prepared for a hefty
tab: A $30,000 gift to the MFA is required to throw a wedding fete here. 465 Huntington Ave., Boston, 617-267-9300,