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. 




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.



• Natural lighting

• Tables and chairs

• Kitchen

• Basic audio equipment

• Projector and Screen

• Podium

• Wi-Fi Access


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


North Wing Lobby Capacity: Reception 40 | Seated 20


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.


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


Our largest room is a flexible space with industrial style interior designs and wood floors. This space is commonly used to host events such as; live performances, graduations, conferences, training sessions, but also used for large receptions, birthday parties, baby showers and much more!


• Separate entrance
• 350 sq. ft stage
• Basic audio equipment
• Podium
• Wi-Fi Access


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


Atrium Capacity: Reception 40 | Seated 20


A private event space located on the ground level, encased by a glass roof and windows. An ideal option for a cocktail reception. This space is available for use when booked with our South Wing, Lower Gallery.


 • Skylight
 • 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 political events are allowed.
3. Are film/photo shoots allowed allowed in the Museum’s galleries?
Please send an email to 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.
5. How many event spaces are available for rent?
We have 4 event spaces available for rent that can accommodate a minimum capacity of 40 people for an intimate affair up to 275 people for a large-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 or email us at
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. 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 list of preferred vendors to assist clients in the vendor selection process.


12. Does all of your rental spaces provide access for persons with disabilities?
Yes. Our facility is equipped with elevators and 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 click here to complete our Facility Rental Inquiry Form.

15. 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!


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