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Modern Event Studio in River West Chicago

West Town, Chicago, IL

Venue capacity icon80

Event Space

Looking to host a truly unforgettable and remarkable event in the vibrant and lively neighborhood of River West, Chicago? Our exceptional event space is the ultimate destination that caters to all your party needs and desires. Our 1,975 square-foot studio is newly remodeled and offers...
Voted Chicago's #1 Space for Intimate Experiences and Exhibitions

West Town, Chicago, IL

Venue capacity icon30

Art Studio

...Pose Cultural Art Gallery is the Perfect Space for your Upcoming intimate Experiences and Exhibitions. Our blank space can be transitioned into your dream solo Art exhibit, Business Mixer, intimate love ceremony, celebration, paint or craft workshop and more. Make it happen here. Bring your...
Production House & Creative Space

West Town, Chicago, IL

Venue capacity icon50


Our studio is located in the artistically popular Wicker Park area of Chicago. About a half block from the Blue Line “Division” stop, it’s easily accessible from anywhere in the city, as well as O’hare airport. This space has a usable 4200 sq ft. Which...
Daylight Creative Sandbox: Versatile Chic Loft for Artistic Endeavors in West Loop

Near North Side, Chicago, IL

Venue capacity icon40


Welcome to our eclectic 1900 sq. ft. loft-style studio in West Loop, a vibrant heart of Chicago. Our space is not just a studio; it's a creative sanctuary that inspires. The large windows flood the area with soft, indirect light, making it perfect for various...
Urban Gallery Exhibition Space

Near West Side, Chicago, IL

Venue capacity icon40


...unisex bathroom. This space is available for: - Events / Special Events - Fundraisers - Business Holiday Party - Bridal Shower - Baby Shower - Launch Party - Pop-Up Exhibitions -community meetings -nonprofit meetings Please reach out if you have any questions or are interested. We look forward to working with you...
Studio & White Box Theater in Old Town

Old Town, Chicago, IL

Venue capacity icon40

Dance Studio

**No Alcohol | No Parties | Creative Use Only** Events may be affected by Covid-19 guidelines for the City of Chicago. Please inquire by message before sending a booking request. Our studio and white box theater is located in Old Town right by the North/Clybourn...
Unique Studios At Downtown Chicago #1 | Unique Empire

Near North Side, Chicago, IL

Venue capacity icon5


Welcome to Unique Empire. Welcome to Unique Studios Located Here In River North Downtown Chicago Discover Unique Studios, a modern, all-inclusive photo studio in River North, Downtown Chicago. Our compact yet luxurious 500 sqft space comes with a choice of colorful backdrops, lighting equipment, custom...
Epic Urban Exposed Brick Studio: Prime River North Event Space

Near North Side, Chicago, IL

Venue capacity icon200

Event Space

...Collective -- our versatile co-working and private event rental space, a perfect canvas for creating unforgettable private events, parties, galas, markets, art exhibitions, and gatherings. With a wide-open floor plan, the layout is designed to accommodate various activities, providing the flexibility you need for...
Gallery w/ 14' Ceilings & Hardwood Floors in W O W District

Logan Square, Chicago, IL

Venue capacity icon35


...the center of a thriving neighborhood of artists, restaurants, interesting shops, and boutiques. Experience hosting: Network events, mixers, creative presentations, pop-ups, exhibitions, professional Gatherings, intimate Weddings History of the Space: In 2006 I gave up my beautiful Northside apartment and started to renovate...

Frequently Asked Questions

Pricing and popularity information in this section is based on proprietary data from bookings made on Peerspace from 2016-2024.

How to plan an exhibition in Chicago

As one of America's cultural capitals, Chicago is the perfect place to view art exhibitions. From the world famous Art Institute of Chicago to personal art shows, there is always an exhibition space in Chicago worth exploring. The city offers tremendous diversity; local and out of town artists have the option of renting former warehouse buildings, space in existing galleries, and even partnering up with one of the infinite number of restaurants and bars the Windy City hosts.
Winters are legendary in the upper Midwest. But indoor activities like exhibit halls in Chicago are a great way to escape the chill and meet like-minded people in the process. And afterwards, you're a short walk away from a coffee shop, where you can discuss the exhibition with folks. Or start planning your own art show.

The best places to host an exhibition in Chicago

There is much more to holding an art exhibition in Chicago than setting your fine art up for display. The venue needs to create a backdrop that accentuates and elevates your artwork. Are you looking to cultivate an air of sophistication and an intimate party atmosphere? Consider setting up in an urban oasis style exhibition venue in Chicago, with an included bar and spacious floors for conversation.
Other exhibition venues in Chicago offer a traditional take on art display. Many venues prefer a museum-like atmosphere, with large, light-filled windows and permanent in-house collections to cultivate a thoughtful mood and deep discussion. After a casual walk through the exhibition you will then be invited to consider the artwork in a well kept garden, sculpture display area, or other outdoor space.
That said, there's something to be said for being able to eat, drink, and learn all at the same time! Downtown Chicago has world-famous rooftop bars and restaurants offering everything from authentic Chinese to Peruvian food. A classy rooftop view of the lakefront, city skyline, and cool breezes are the perfect compliment to a masterful art exhibition. And while you're enjoying a photo exhibition in Chicago you can ask the staff for further recommendations on what's popular in the arts and culinary scene.

Choosing exhibition rentals in Chicago

Whether you are setting up your first show or your hundredth, exhibition rentals in Chicago are well equipped to tell your creative story. Many neighborhoods have influence from immigrant communities and US historical events that tie in perfectly with art exhibitions honoring American heritage. Other art venues offer a modern atmosphere for creatives that prefer a more cosmopolitan approach. From a cozy cafe ambiance to classic museum vibes, Chicago has exhibition spaces that meet the needs of any creative concept.

Reviews for exhibit halls

Michael P.
Creative Art Gallery Available for Events, Retail and Pop-Up Space | EXHIBIT A GALLERY
had a fantastic experience at Exhibit A Gallery. Highly recommend for a beautiful space. Richard and Hailey were incredibly helpful and accommodating with anything I needed...
Jeanne T.
Homey Event Space Located in the Heart of Humboldt Park
held my small, intimate wedding reception at this location and it was simply amazing! I was a big fan of the leftover art exhibits on the walls since it gave it a very artsy, modern feel (which I personally enjoyed). Additionally, since there were already bright paintings on the walls...
Ariela R.
Large Industrial Space with Murals and Commercial Kitchen in Logan Square
This event space was perfect. Everyone at our art exhibit was raving about how great and beautiful the space was. It was really well cleaned and prepped for our arrival, the staff was more than accommodating with helping our set up, ample parking, the lighting was great too. The only...
Niaz S.
Sunny Storefront Gallery - WOW District
Wonderful space! Corkie was a pleasure to work with. She and her son were very helpful. The exhibition I had in this space was a success and the location was perfect, it was easily accessible to people...
Trina M.
Storefront Gallery in Up & Coming Area Near North Chicago
location in a great area. Stan actually accommodated our date change and was very helpful. The gallery served our every need for our Art Exhibition. We will definitely be using the space again...
Lamda M.
Storefront Gallery in Up & Coming Area Near North Chicago
So happy I booked with Stan! We had a super successful Art Exhibition that went on without a hitch. I will most definitely be recommending his space to friends and fellow artists...
Deja S.
Storefront Gallery in Up & Coming Area Near North Chicago
traffic. Stan is so kind and was always accessible and helpful from set up to clean up. We had a few issues during our exhibition with the toilet backing up, and he came to repair it each time. I would definitely recommend this venue to anyone...
Yevheniia C.
Perfect Pop Up on Shopping street location - 12 large window Storefront (1200sq.ft) w/ large kitchen in Lincoln Park
had my art exhibit at this place. Joey was super helpful! She helped to set everything up and place was clean upon our arrival. Will definitely recommend booking with Joey...