Children's Museum of the Arts New York




Sandwiched between the iconic neighborhoods of Soho and Greenwich Village, the Children’s Museum of the Arts provides individualistic couples with a perfectly unique venue for hosting their one-of-a-kind wedding day! Dedicated to bringing the arts to NYC’s children, this nonprofit arts facility provides an ideal location for those hosting a family-friendly affair or even those who just want to stand out from the crowd. Dance and dine the night away in the long central gallery, a simplistically elegant space with blank white walls, towering ceilings, and exposed industrial detailing. The minimalist, industrial style of this space is perfect for the soon-to-be-wed couples that wants to custom decorate and create a setting that’s entirely their own! To ensure that your big day at the Children’s Museum of the Arts looks exactly how you’ve always dreamed, the museum will provide you with one of their experienced staff members to assist throughout the planning process.

Venue Style

Museum/Gallery, Modern


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 250 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 250 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time with the venue's approval. Events must end by midnight or a later end time can be arranged.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $4,000 for a ceremony and reception and includes 4 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $1,000/hr. Rental fees may vary depending upon peak days. A full venue buyout is available for an entire day (12-hour event duration) starting at $50,000 (exclusive access to the museum and exhibits). Security is required for all weddings for an additional fee.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Children's Museum of the Arts New York is estimated at between $11,121 and $22,474 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Day of onsite manager
Kitchen for prep only
Public garage

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by midnight
Security is required for all weddings