Hold your next gathering at Buxton School

Buxton School offers its gorgeous campus during the summer months for residencies, workshops, conferences, weddings, and special events. The campus, a 120-acre, former estate nestled in the beautiful Berkshires of western Massachusetts, boasts modern facilities, three dormitories with rustic, New England charm (accommodating up to 90 overnight guests) and scenic, mountain views. Walking distance from downtown Williamstown, The Clark Art Institute, and the Williamstown Theater Festival, and driving distance to myriad other natural and cultural offerings in the area, visitors to Buxton’s campus can enjoy the full gamut of summer in the Berkshires.


Solid Sound Festival 2019

Buxton School is offering tent sites and dorm room rentals for this year’s Solid Sound Festival at Mass MoCA. Please fill out the form below to register. A free shuttle to and from the venue will be available at certain points during the day and evening. Please note: Check-in time is Thursday, June 27th at 2pm. Check-out is Monday, July 1st at 11am. Any questions, please contact our summer programs director:


Register Here


Weddings & Receptions

From a magical, outdoor wedding under the stars to a cocktail-hour on the terrace to dinner and dancing in the dining room of the old Sangster estate, Buxton campus offers picture- perfect summer wedding venues with the convenience of up to 90 guests having a bed to stay in, right on campus. Rehearsal dinners, after-wedding brunches, and in-house catering services are also available to couples interested in extending their celebration.


Summer Programs

Meetings and Conferences

Modern classroom, meeting, and dining spaces are available.  Groups can also gather outdoors on the school pastures, or on the terrace of the Main House.



Summer Arts

Buxton School hosts a variety of week-long, summer arts programs for children, ages 6 and up. These programs foster a depth of curiosity, active engagement, hands-on creativity, and group play. All of our day programs are co-educational and open to all levels of experience. Extended daycare is also available.




For more information: complete Event Inquiry Form or email

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