Art Exhibition Venues in New York City

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Display your art exhibition in one of a kind venue

Now that you’re finally ready to exhibit your art to the public, find a space that truly celebrates this significant moment. Your art deserves to be showcased somewhere impressive and unique. We have some of NYC’s most coveted spaces to fit all types of needs and aesthetics. Whether you want to work with a blank canvas in an entirely white walled cellar, or want to display your work in an impressive New York Penthouse or a warm bohemian historic brownstone, we have art exhibition venues to fit a variety of needs and tastes.

Art Exhibition Venues in New York City


Bushwick, NY

Custom-designed creative loft office.

$320/hr+ $320/hr+ $470/hr+

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Chinatown, NY

1,500 sq./ft. top floor with skylight café convertible into 14,000 sq./ft. three floors + rooftop studio.

$190/hr+ $190/hr+ $255/hr+

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Flatiron, Manhattan 

3000 sqft photo studio 24ft cyc.

$150/hr+ $150/hr+ $275/hr+

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How Booking an Art Exhibition Venue at Cocoon works

Tell us about your art exhibition in NYC

A member of our team will assess your needs to qualify your reservation to ensure we are able to make your vision a reality.

We work with you to custom build your dream art exhibition

We will assign a dedicated support person to help organize admin, catering, vendors, and logistics.

Have a seamless experience in our spaces

At least one Casa Manager will be onsite during your reservation to ensure everything runs smoothly day-of.

What People Are Saying About Our Art Exhibition Venues in NYC

Jane M.

“They were very accommodating for our Art exhibit. Also very quick to respond. I highly recommend using this space for an echibit!”

Jordan B.

“A beautiful space! The team was very responsive in answering all of our questions ahead of the rental.”

Hayden P.

“Nice white space and nice windows set the perfect tone.”

Throw an Art Exhibition without the hassle: the Cocoon Way

The viewing experience of your art is important, and I’m sure as an artist you already have a ton of ideas but don’t have the time to make what feels like a million calls sourcing quotes. Let Cocoon help you realize your vision by handling all the coordination and logistics to make it happen. When you book one of our spaces, you automatically get access to our full concierge service to help take the hassle out of planning. A skilled member of our concierge team will be assigned to your booking to assist in coordinating all your vendor needs. We can coordinate live music, decor, catering, bartenders, furniture rental, AV/tech– anything you need. Enjoy throwing an art exhibition without the stress, share your vision with us and let us source options for you to choose from. If there are vendors you know you want to work with, let us make the calls and coordinate everything with them for you.

We at Cocoon are a force for helping small businesses grow–we never charge vendors to be included on our partner lists, and we are constantly scouting the city to add emerging talented caterers and other service providers to our network. Tell your story through your art and this exhibit by choosing vendors that represent you and your values.

On the day-off, breathe freely knowing that we will assign a Casa Manager to be on-site at the art exhibition venue to ensure everything runs smoothly. The Casa Manager is to be out of the way but to assist you when needed. They can help show guests where to go, coordinate deliveries and catering, and troubleshoot any tech or space related issues that arise day-of.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I book a space with Cocoon?

Contact us and tell us about your event. A member of our customer experience team will assess your needs to ensure we are able to make your vision a reality. If you decide to move forward, the event manager with whom you spoke will visit the space with you in person and take further notes on your ideas, and will begin organizing decor, catering, other vendors as needed (such as djs, live music, a/v tech, etc.), logistics, and insurance. For the day of the event, you will be assigned at least one Casa Manager (depending on the size of the event) who will be onsite with you to ensure everything runs smoothly and to help coordinate deliveries, guest arrivals, and anything else you may need.

Do you offer event planning services?

Yes! One of the biggest advantages of going with us is you are spared the hassles of searching for caterers, florists, mixologists. We have an extensive list of event vendors and we present you with options. It is important to note that we believe strongly in supporting our vendor communities to create a diverse business ecosystem in NYC. This means that we do not accept payments from vendors to be listed with us, we do not add a markup of our own to their quotes, and we are constantly seeking to include new and talented vendors in our network.

What types of events can I host in these spaces?

Nearly anything!

  • Private events: Birthday parties, baby showers, family reunions, engagement parties, chef dinners, cocktail parties, Super Bowl parties, leaving town farewell parties, retirement parties.
  • Corporate events: Hackathons, design sprints, multi-day team building retreats, happy hours, company holiday parties, product launches, product showrooms, board of directors meetings.

What happens after we choose to work with Cocoon?

When you choose to work with us, you will be assigned a dedicated event manager to handle your event planning needs. First, we will listen to your idea and event size and present you with an array of space options that fit your needs. With that foundation in place, we consult with you step-by-step as we build your special occasion. We bring all the options to you—your life will not come to a standstill during this process, we work hard to make sure you experience all of the joy of hosting an event, none of the hassles.

What are my payment options?

Credit card, wire transfer, direct deposit, and Paypal.

What are some of the services you help with?

We secure florists, catering, bartending, photographers, party tents, videographers, after-party bar reservations, car services, hair and makeup, nearby hotels, music, cakes and bakeries, photo booth rentals, performers, lighting equipment, furniture rentals, balloons, and decor. Nearly anything you can think of, we can provide.

Do I need insurance to use your spaces?

Yes. We can help you with this. For weddings, we partner with a few insurance providers and our management team can work with you to get an insurance quote that meets your budget and needs.

Will you be there on the day of the event?

Yes, and ready to handle everything that comes up! You are assigned a Casa Manager who will be there before the event to make sure everything is set up properly; during the event, to make sure everything runs smoothly; and afterward to oversee proper breakdown and clean-up. You are liberated to focus on your guests and special occasion.

Where Are Our Art Exhibition Venues for Rent Located?

Reasons to host your event with Cocoon

We are Pros

We area pro staff highly experienced in production that takes care of all your needs. Cocoon offers end-to-end services that feature every conceivable need you will have including prop and furniture sourcing and rental, hair and make up professionals, make up and hair stations, clothing rack rental, light rental and set up, music, catering, literally, anything you can think of.

Our Casa Managers Are There For You

Our onsite Casa Managers are there before, during and after your event to make sure everything about the location is perfect. All your production assistants will stay dedicated to the work at hand: if the air conditioning needs adjusting, if you need an updated lunch order, if someone needs directions, we are on it. You are free to do your best work.

More Done in Less Time

We are smartly priced and help you save the most valuable thing: your peace of mind. By offering spaces that are professionally managed and homeowner-free and comprehensive event services, our pro team helps you get more done in less time, and saves you money in the long run.

Supporting the Small NYC Business

We’re here to make the city better for small businesses and communities in need. Cocoon was founded with the idea of helping to create the city of the future, where more people have access to great public space and where small businesses can thrive. We regularly scout communities of color to locate and partner with talented emerging vendors, and our business plan is to drive our profits after start-up into funding community projects.

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