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from$125/hr
Modern Historic Lounge

Mount Vernon Triangle, Washington, DC

5.0(36)
Venue capacity icon25
...is an added bonus in this versatile room. This space is conveniently located to several bus stops and within walking distance to Gallery Place/Chinatown and Judiciary Square metro stations. INCLUDED IN YOUR BOOKING: - Dining/Meeting table seating up to 6 - Lounge seating for up to...
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from$350/hr
Modernized & Spacious Gallery,DC Downtown

Northwest Washington, DC

4.8(22)
Venue capacity icon150
...The exclusive spacious Asian Fusion Gallery (1st floor) is a fantastic venue for any event from high-profile corporation to social events. The modernized and open-wide space is great to create stunning, unique, memorable experiences, features high-end A/V system, clean white wall, industry...
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from$299/hr
Spacious Conference/Training Room, DC Downtown

Northwest Washington, DC

5.0(13)
Venue capacity icon40
...Film screening -Any group under 50 ppl events; More rental spaces available: Digital studio for photo/video shoot; Amazing rooftop; The Asian Fusion Gallery is private, professional, and beautifully designed for you...
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from$300/hr
Historic Dupont Gallery

Northwest Washington, DC

4.9(8)
Venue capacity icon50
...The gallery is a multi-purpose space and may be utilized for various occasion or social activity. It can hold media production, community gatherings, ceremonies, classes, meetings, book clubs, retirement parties and celebrations. The dark, hard wood floors make it durable from traffic while the...
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from$225/hr
Intimate, urban, unique art gallery with industrial-chic style

Northwest Washington, DC

4.8(33)
Venue capacity icon60
Foundry Gallery. ...Gallery Public Hours for visiting: Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12-6pm** Foundry Gallery is a non-profit artist co-operative established in 1971. Your rental events help support DC area artists. The gallery consists of two connected gallery spaces each about 350 sq. ft...
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from$130/hr
Amazing New Eclectic Art Gallery near Union Market

Truxton Circle, Washington, DC

5.0(4)
Venue capacity icon70
11:Eleven gallery. ...PLEASE READ IN FULL BEFORE BOOKING OR QUERYING. Lovely bright and spacious art Gallery near the busy Union Market. Perfect for small to medium size events, birthday parties, photo shoots, exhibitions and much more. Gallery has great open space across two rooms with first floor...
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from$300/hr
Private Conference House with Integrated Tech, Breakout Rooms, Outdoor Space, Modular Furniture and art gallery in LeDroit Park - Perfect for Senior Executives Retreats and Private Dinners!

Le Droit Park, Washington, DC

5.0(8)
Venue capacity icon20
Nestled in scenic LeDroit Park, a historic community in northwest Washington DC, this facility is a luxury meeting space in a private townhome adorned with modern decor and fine art available for acquisition. The atmosphere is fresh and contemporary, making it the perfect setting for...
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from$475/hr
Historic Dupont Library

Northwest Washington, DC

4.9(84)
Venue capacity icon10
Searching for a perfect venue? Look no further. The library in this Dupont church is an awesome space where you can hold events, lectures, meetings, book clubs and other celebrations. The interior has a modern vibe with its dark wood beams on the ceiling. Unique...
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from$58/hr
Metro Accessible High-Tech Conference and Meeting Room for 8

Northwest Washington, DC

4.9(36)
Venue capacity icon10
Conveniently located at the corner of 20th and L Street which is 2 blocks from Farragut West Metro or Farragut North Metro. This is considered the West End of DC. Do you need a great space for holding a conference or business meeting? Our space...
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Frequently Asked Questions




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

Art galleries are some of the most flexible yet overlooked spaces for special events. They are traditionally used for art shows hosting local and international artists, yet you can also reserve them for wedding receptions, galas, fundraising events, and other gatherings. Art and wine events are also a fun date or friends night out that many art galleries organize to introduce the public to new artworks!
Washington, D.C. has a reputation for being a political and historic capital, and it is. But the city is also home to some of the top cultural institutions in the nation. After all, it's also a cultural capital for the United States! So expect to find some of the best spaces inside of art galleries and museums for special events.
When choosing an art gallery for a special event, you should think about the purpose of the space and how many guests will be attending. For a wedding reception or other private event, look for a gallery venue that's elegant with a spacious character. That way, you'll have room for chairs, tables, a stage, a photo booth, a catered buffet spread, or any other extras.
What if you want the artwork to be a part of the event you're hosting? Inquire with the venue to see which galleries, meeting rooms, and other venues have art on display. Some galleries and museums let you reserve the entirety of the venue, which allows guests to wander as they please, exploring the exhibitions. Don't leave out historic homes and estates; these smaller museums are preserved because of their artistic architecture. Many of these venues offer affordable rates to rent the entire venue out for art shows, weddings, corporate gatherings, and other events.
Art and wine go together like peanut butter and chocolate. You can make the gallery's display pieces a part of the evening's events by hosting your wine tasting event inside of an art gallery or museum. Art and wine events include silent auctions, watercolor painting classes, art shows, and dinners inside of a gallery at a historic mansion or hotel.
You can also make your own art gallery by transforming a space like a loft, banquet hall, dance floor, studio space, or restaurant dining hall. You'll have to collaborate with local artists and add your own lights and other amenities to the venue. Yet it's incredibly easy to make a space into an art gallery for an art and wine event.

Reviews for galleries

Michelle C.
Sunny Studio in East Village
The studio space was beautiful, just as pictured above. We used the space for a small baby shower (appx. 40, we had more than enough space). Kyle and his wife were very welcoming and accommodating hosts. It is an art space, so there will be art installations up on the...
Lauren S.
Intimate, urban, unique art gallery with industrial-chic style
It's a consistent pleasure working with Kathryn and the Foundry Gallery - the second event we had here was as successful as our first. Wonderful and accommodating...
Ashley M.
Intimate, urban, unique art gallery with industrial-chic style
GORGEOUS event space for an elegant cocktail party for 20 guests. The gallery provided enough space for a cocktail lounge with a sofa, chairs and cocktail table, as well as a DJ on one side and food and additional cocktails on the other. It was fun using the art as...
Tygerian B.
Intimate, urban, unique art gallery with industrial-chic style
This space was perfect for a gallery style fashion presentation. I advise a walk thru of the space to ensure you have the perfect set-up. I will book again...
Thomas M.
Intimate, urban, unique art gallery with industrial-chic style
The gallery was the perfect location to throw a birthday party. Kathryn was very responsive and helpful, and the staff was great. Highly recommended...
Gina J.
Intimate, urban, unique art gallery with industrial-chic style
It was an Awesome experience at the beautiful Foundry Gallery!! The host was so accommodating and very kind. Thank you for trusting me with your space!! Peace and Blessings Gina Jones...
El G.
Intimate, urban, unique art gallery with industrial-chic style
beautiful gallery; perfect for intimate dinner. The gallery members are responsive and helpful, which made our dinner party special...
Daniel B.
Intimate, urban, unique art gallery with industrial-chic style
to a great evening. There is a parking lot a block away, which is super helpful. Also, the price was great compared to other galleries we were looking at...

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