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Studio Space for Creative Events | Blank Space
Belmont Village, Philadelphia, PA
This is a great space to host celebrations, retail pop-ups, and other creative events. The space is most frequently used as a yoga, dance & pole studio so it can also be rented for these types of uses as well. As a dance studio, the...
Beautiful, Art Gallery Space, Exposed Brick Walls, High Ceilings, Finished White Walls Also
Center City East, Philadelphia, PA
...We've hosted art shows, pop-ups, photo shoots, music video shoots, meetings, co-working. We are the thinkers, makers, and creators of tomorrow's ideas, building community around our art gallery/atelier located in Old City Philadelphia. We curate and host events grounded in the...
813 Events, an Intimate event space
West Philadelphia, PA
...Book your next intimate event. Convenient location, close to public transportation. Baby showers; birthday parties; host classes; Photoshoots; art shows; brunches; graduation celebrations; networking etc. Open floor plan. You can arrange the tables to fit your decor and design. This space has a full working...
Philly Create Studios 2000 Sq ft, Natural Light Studio
North Philadelphia, PA
...into space. Philly Create Studios is great for: - Creative Photo shoots -Content Creation - Film Production -Social Events -Yoga Sessions -Vendor Events -Art Shows -Fashion Shows - Music video shoots - Small Meetings or conferences - Workshops AND MORE! Minimum Hours to book events is 4 hours. Please include...
Bright and open event space
West Philadelphia, PA
...easily transformed into your desired atmosphere without much hassle. Great for photo shoots, meetings, workshops, baby showers, bridal showers, birthday parties, art showings, listening party, open mic, spoken word, etc. Space offers 2 separate rooms, main room is approximately 1,000 square feet with small...
Luxurious and Intimate Event Space
Northeast Philadelphia, PA
...hours rentals or full day venue rentals. We cater to all type of events, including: Baby showers Bridal Showers Micro weddings Art shows Book signing Birthday Parties Dinner parties Brunch parties Podcast Photo shoot’s Classes and More! Included in the rental are the following...
Intimate Vibes Event Space
East Kensington, Philadelphia, PA
...Welcome to phillySHARED! Our 650 SF facility offers Intimate Vibes and Accessibility Perfect for Art Shows, Photography Sessions, Yoga/Dance/Fitness/Pilates/Workout Class, Birthday/Anniversary Dinners, Proposal, Engagement, Wedding, Bridal & Groom Showers, Mixers, Corporate & Fundraising Events, Launch Parties, Product Release & Showcase, Cocktail Parties, Beer, Wine & Food Tastings, Dance & Holiday...
Multipurpose Studio for Events
Spring Garden, Philadelphia, PA
The studio is a beautiful recycled industrial building and designed as a place where performance, education, and community engagement will meet. The host offers recreational and professional classes and workshops taught by movement artists and dance innovators. Cultivating creativity, confidence, and artistic skill, the studio...
Bright Cozy Plant Shop
University City, Philadelphia, PA
...This sunny plant shop is filled with greenery and perfect for •bridal/baby showers •art shows •intimate dinner party •workshops and classes •yoga •pop up shops This space has a spacious clean bathroom, small refrigerator and a private back space if changing is necessary. Custom ordered...

Frequently Asked Questions

Art shows offer the general public a chance to explore the works of their favorite artist in a well lit space. Philadelphia art shows can include metalwork, painting, photography, sculpture, quilting, and many other forms of art. The city is one of the largest on the East Coast, making it a natural spot for artists to congregate. Not to mention it's also a historic city, with a huge collection of museums catering to art. Whether you are planning to hold an international art show in a major national museum or running a First Friday event for local artists, you're sure to find a suitable venue in the City of Brotherly Love!
Lighting is as important as the space when choosing a venue for an art show in Philadelphia. Good light ensures visitors can fully appreciate the nuances of a particular work of art. The direction and quality of the light also matter. Any space lit by natural light should have as much as possible yet diffused so it's not hard, unflattering light.
Alternatively, you can choose a community center, art gallery, or museum that has lighting installed in the art show venue. Gallery lighting is designed to flatter a particular kind of art in the best possible way. For paintings that might be lights built into the ceilings that offer a soft, sourceless light onto each framed piece. If you have art installations that sit on the floor, you may need to book a venue that has light stands or allows you to bring your own. Just be sure that the venue has enough space for cords, stands, and other trip hazards to be placed out of the foot path of your visitors.
Like most major American cities, Philadelphia has a spectacular arts scene. Artists from all over the world come here to showcase their work and there are art shows year-round to explore. Downtown Philadelphia's art show venues range from the highly focused to general contemporary or historic art. Some, like The Museum for Art in Wood, have a specific theme. While others are general galleries that celebrate art in all forms or a particular medium, such as photography or painting.
If you're looking to host an intimate art show or gallery event in Philadelphia, consider booking space in an art gallery or museum. These venues have rooms reserved for private events of all kinds, not just art shows but also weddings, corporate events, and parties. Gallery rooms designed for art shows will have excellent lighting built into the ceilings and floors to light up wall mounted paintings, statues on pedestals, and other exhibitions. The floor plan will also be set up in a way that encourages traffic to flow through the art show without impeding people's views of each work.
If your art show is all about sculpture then start your search with Philadelphia sculpture-focused galleries and museums. They will usually offer better amenities for your art show compared to a photography or fabric art venue.

Reviews for art show spaces

Anthony A.
Top Floor Studio With Windows On Canal Street
much of a great experience we had from beginning to end with this space. The space itself is beautiful and was perfect for our art show. Everyone loved it! But what really made the whole experience awesome was Jacob. He was accommodating and easy to communicate with, as well as...
Lorina B.
Beautiful Art Gallery - Blocks from the Liberty Bell
The best space for the art shows, exhibitions and events , very kind host and comfortable place
Nathan C.
Meeting Space in Trendy Area
This id a great space to host a small get together and art show. I used the space to host a fake art show/b> and to propose to my fiancé. The space is open, bright, and the hardwood floors give it a very nice look and feel. Shannon, Joseph and...
Natalie C.
Multipurpose Creative Arts Studio
held a small art show. Rose productions was the perfect venue. The size of the studio made for an intimate setting and with art wall to wall it it turned out to be exactly what i needed to turn a regular art show into something more. Raquel was so accommodating...
Amanda L.
Lower East Side - Orchard Street Retail- Art Gallery -Event Space
music. It is a bit funky - gets hot inside if you have a lot of people. But has a cool downtown vibe great for art shows. Would defiantly recommend...
Astrid L.
Spacious Cyclorama Studio with Lounge - for Screenings, Live Performances & Receptions
booked Firelight Studio for a live immersive performance art show. During the inquiry process, Stephanie was very responsive to questions and provided confirmation/request approval quickly. Not only was the space as advertised including its amenities, Andrew (studio manager) also went above and beyond to make himself available to support us...
Suzie L.
East Village Wellness Office
This space was BEAUTIFUL and Darka went above and beyond to make sure I had all that I needed for a pop-up art show. Very happy with the cleanliness, friendliness, and hospitality. Will likely book her other space in the near future...
Brianna M.
Spacious Chelsea Gallery Space for Meetings, Workshops, Photo Shoots and Other Events
The space is perfect for any event, especially an art showing. Daniel is amazing and very helpful. Can't wait to book again...