Host an Event
Host an Event 

With sophisticated architectural accents and in-house lighting and sound, the Museum is a stunning and elegant space for all types of private and public functions.  We can accommodate small to large events, from intimate receptions to business meetings to large-scale fetés.  

 

The museum is available for special event from Mondays through Sundays, 8:00 am to 10:30 pm.  Please review our overview and guidelines for how events are hosted at The Bronx Museum of the Arts.

2ND FLOOR NORTH WING 

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, in-house lighting and sound, this event space is also excellent for film screenings, seminars, workshops and other business events.

 

Features

• 8 hour rental

• Tables and chairs

• Kitchen

• Basic audio equipment

• Equipped with Projector and Screen

• Podium

• Security and Maintenance staff

• Free Wi-Fi Free

• Access to exhibitions during museum public hours

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

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North Wing Lobby Capacity: Reception 50 | Seated 20

NORTH WING LOBBY 

A semi-public event space booked with our 2nd Floor North Wing with direct views of exhibiting artwork and access to our XM Cafe. Our North Wing Lobby is a prime location for cocktail hour, networking, as well meet and greets. Closed to the public on Mondays and Tuesdays.

 

Features
• 5 hour rental
• Tables and chairs
• Security and maintenance staff
• 10% off rental fee with use of XM Cafe
• Free Wi-Fi
• Free access to exhibitions during museum public hours

LOWER GALLERY 

Our largest room is a flexible space that gives you a raw, loft-style feel with high-ceilings and wood floors. It features a 350 sq. ft. stage which is commonly used to host events such as; live performances, graduations, conferences, training sessions, but also used for large wedding receptions, birthday parties, baby showers and much more!

 

Features
• 8 hour rental
• Tables and chairs
• Basic audio equipment
• Podium
• Separate entrance
• Security and maintenance staff
• Free Wi-Fi
• Free access to exhibitions during museum public hours

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Lower Gallery Capacity: Seated 200 | Theater 250 | Reception 275

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Atrium Capacity: Reception 50

ATRIUM 

A private event space located on the ground level, encased by a glass roof and windows with a separate entrance. It is an ideal location for a cocktail reception, booked with the Lower Gallery only.

 

Features
 • 5 hour rental
 • Tables and chairs
 • Separate Entrance
 • Security and maintenance staff
 • Free Wi-Fi

 • Free access to exhibitions during museum public hours 

Donor's Conference Room 

Located on the 2nd Floor of our South Wing Building, our Donor's conference room features natural lighting and a small kitchen making it an great choice for small business meetings and intimate gatherings. This space also provides use of our Balcony that overlooks the Atrium and offers South views of the Grand Concourse and the Bronx Supreme Court building!

 

Features
 • 5 hour rental
 • Tables and chairs
 • Access and use of Balcony
 • Security and maintenance staff
 • Free Wi-Fi
 • Free access to exhibitions during museum public hours

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Donor's Conference Room Capacity: Seated 40 | Theater 40 | Reception 50

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, political and religious events allowed?
No fundraising, political or religious events are allowed.
 
3. Are film/photo shoots allowed? Are filming and photos shoots allowed in the Museum’s galleries?
Please send an email to rentals@bronxmuseum.org to inquire about film/photo shoot rates. 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 12am.
 
5. How many event spaces are available for rent?
We have 5 event spaces available for rent that can accommodate a capacity of 10 people for an intimate business meeting to 275 people for a large cocktail reception.
 
6. What days are available 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 get a price quote, please give us a call at 718-681-6000 x173 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 need to confirm all rental bookings.
 

9. Is event insurance required?
Yes, we do require General Liability insurance. It protects all parties involved in the event-the planner, venue, caterers, etc., for losses due to bodily injury or property damage caused by the insured's employees or agents. Venues and agents will usually require liability for $1,000,000. (Ask for Csilla from insurance company to provide details of what is included under their general liability insurance. Need to determine if all parties are covered or if
vendors need provide their own insurance)

 

 

  

10. Are food and beverages allowed?

Yes, outside food and beverages are permitted.

 

11. 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 preferred vendors list that we send

out to clients to assist in the vendor selection process.

 

12. Does all of your rental spaces provide access for persons with disabilities?
Yes, and our facility is also equipped with ramps throughout the Museum.

 

13. 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.

 

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

Please send an email to rentals@bronxmuseum.org
and provide the following information below:
Event type
Event date
Event time
Number of guests
Name of Company/Organization (if applicable)
Email
Phone

 

15. How can I support the Museum?
When you rent a space at the Museum, you provide support for all of our public program events and other services offered at our facility. An additional way to support is through our Membership Program!

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