New York City might just be the museum capital of the United States. Whether focusing on art, history, or culture (or a combination of the three), there's no shortage of museums to visit, and each one is sure to delight and inspire any visitor. While most of us know of the Met Gala, what you might not have known is that many other NYC museums serve among the city's most elegant spaces for corporate events, social functions, and nonprofit galas. In addition to providing beautiful surroundings for just about any event, museums can be all the more engaging because the exhibitions naturally lend themselves to acting as conversation starters for attendees. If you’re looking to host an event in a museum, simply post your event request on Revelr to hear back within minutes from the perfect venue for your event. Here are 5 of NYC's most storied museums for hosting corporate or social events.
Brooklyn Museum: This historic museum features three spaces that can be rented out for a range of corporate, social, and nonprofit events: the Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion and Lobby, the Beaux-Arts Court, and the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium.
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum: When it comes to your corporate or social event, the Intrepid Museum offers a one-of-a-kind New York experience with historical ambience to wow your guests. Whether you dream of a grand gala or an intimate gathering, this historic landmark can be tranfored into your dream venue.
Museum of Arts and Design: MAD's new home at 2 Columbus Circle offers a variety of spaces to complement your special event. Rental of these spaces may include access to gallery floors depending on exhibition schedules.
New-York Historical Society Museum & Library: Founded in 1804, the New-York Historical Society is one of America’s pre-eminent cultural institutions and the oldest museum in New York City. Located across from Central Park in the heart of the vibrant Upper West Side, the New-York Historical Society is a beautiful landmark building that has much to offer clients interested in hosting all types of events.
The Rubin Museum of Art: Located in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, The Rubin Museum is an elegant and state-of-the-art space. The museum is available for private and corporate event rentals ranging from intimate cocktail receptions to large-scale celebrations for up to 500 guests.