Host an Event
Host an Event 

The Bronx Museum of the Arts is a modern building located within the Grand Concourse  Historic District. With dramatic architectural accents, the Bronx Museum is a stunning and elegant space to host both social and corporate events. We can accommodate various event types, from intimate receptions to large-scale fetés.  

 

The museum is available for special events from Mondays through Sundays, 8:00 am to 11:00 pm. Please review below our room features and FAQs. 

 

 

NORTH WING, 2ND FLOOR 

This unique, bright and sunny space with floor-to-ceiling windows and a terrace, is the perfect blank canvas to explore unlimited possibilities for social events. Equipped with an overhead projector, screen and in-house sound, this event space is also excellent for film screenings, seminars, workshops and other business events.

 

Features

• Natural lighting

• Tables and chairs

• Kitchen

• Basic audio equipment

• Projector and Screen

• Podium

• Wi-Fi Access

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2nd Floor North Wing Capacity: Seated 120 | Theater 150 | Reception 175

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North Wing Lobby Capacity: Reception 40 | Seated 20

NORTH WING LOBBY 

A semi-public event space with direct views of exhibiting artwork. Our North Wing Lobby is a prime location for cocktail hour! Available for use when booked with our North Wing, 2nd Floor event space and after museum public hours.

 

Features
• Natural lighting
• Tables and chairs
• Wi-Fi Access

Frequently Asked Questions 
1. What type of events are held at the Museum?
We host a variety of corporate and social events, such as; galas, cocktail receptions, conferences, training sessions, holiday parties, wedding ceremonies, bridal showers, baby showers, rehearsal dinners, anniversaries, as well as Sweet Sixteens.
 
2. Are fundraising and political events allowed?
No fundraising or campaign events are allowed.
 
3. Are film/photo shoots allowed in the Museum’s galleries?
Please send an email to rentals@bronxmuseum.org to inquire about film/photo shoot. All requests must be submitted in writing at least 2 weeks prior to filming. Film and photo shoots in the gallery requires approval and is determined on a case by case basis.
 
4. What days can events take place?
Rentals can be held Monday through Sunday from 8am to 11pm (including set up and break down time)
 
5. How many event spaces are available for rent?
We have 2 event spaces currently available for rent that can accommodate a minimum capacity of 40 people for an intimate affair up to 175 people for a larger-scale reception.
 
6. What days are available for site visits?
Site visits are scheduled by appointment only. Upon receiving your inquiry request, our Rentals Manager will provide a price quote and schedule an appointment to conduct a site visit.
 
7. How much does it cost to rent a space at the Museum.
To receive a price quote, please give us a call at 718-681-6000 x154 or email us at
rentals@bronxmuseum.org
 

8. What is required to hold a space for an event?

A signed contract and a 50% deposit is needed to confirm all rental bookings.
 
 

 

  

9. Is event insurance required?

Yes, we do require General Liability insurance. 

 

10. Will my guests be asked for proof of vaccination and identification? 

Yes. In compliance with New York State's "Key to NYC" vaccination mandate, all guests over the age of 12 will be asked at the front desk for proof of vaccination, and all guests over the age of 18 will also be asked for identification that matches. Please read more on the Bronx Museum's visit page HERE

 

11. Are food and beverages allowed?

Yes, outside food and beverages are permitted.

 

12. Does the Museum have exclusive vendors?
No. Clients are allowed to bring in outside vendors as long as companies meet our requirements and adhere to our policies. We do have a list of preferred vendors to assist clients in the vendor selection process.

 

13. Does all of your rental spaces provide access for persons with disabilities?
Yes. Our facility is equipped with elevators and ramps throughout the Museum.

 

14. Does the Museum provide parking for guests?
The Museum does not have a dedicated parking lot for guests, but street parking is available as well as a nearby MPG Garage.

 

15. How do I submit an inquiry for more information?

Please click here to complete our Facility Rental Inquiry Form.
 

16. How can I support the Museum?

When you rent a space at the Museum, you provide support all of our public program events and other services offered at our facility. An additional way to support is through our Membership Program or by donating to our 50th anniversary campaign

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