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Urban Gallery Exhibition Space
From $75/hr
Urban Gallery Exhibition Space
Chicago, IL
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Urban Gallery Exhibition Space Our space offers high ceiling levels at some portions of the space. Tall front windows with loft section in the front. Full Kitchen in the back. Space can be used as a pop-up exhibition, holiday arts & craft fair, business meetings, and yoga classes.
From $588/hr
Odgen Boardroom
Chicago, IL
It’s the place where 1920s Jazz Era architecture and sophisticated modern style converge on the Magnificent Mile. Ideally situated near the best attractions in the Windy City, your wedding day unfolds in elegance at the hotel. Guests are greeted by the hotel’s dignified stone facade and elegant art-deco lobby. A beautiful ceremony takes place in a luxurious space, filled with natural light. You’ll say your vows surrounded by the people you love most, against the backdrop of Chicago’s city lights. After your nuptials, a stunning reception in the iconic Tip Top Tap ballroom on the 23rd floor takes your breath away. Large picturesque windows offering panoramic views of the city for your festive celebration. Or, choose dinner and dancing in the Buckingham Ballroom. This elegant space boasts 18 ft. ceilings and expansive windows to wrap your reception in luxury. The hotel has hosted life’s memorable moments for nearly a century, and your wedding becomes part of that legacy. Note: * A Food & Beverage minimum will apply for all events in lieu of any rental fees for the space. * 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time are included. * The set up fee for a wedding ceremony is $500. Additional hours can be arranged. * Please inquire with venue wedding coordinator for details. * A nonrefundable deposit of $5,000 is required.
From $1000/hr
Stunning Lincoln Park Event Space
Chicago, IL
Located in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood, our event space is fully customizable with a capacity for 150 seated or 200 standing guests. The price per hour is the base price weekday rate only. For 2021, 50% discount is offered for the following days: Monday to Thursday it is a $1000 dollars Friday and Sunday $1750 Saturday $2500 All price indicated includes table and chairs. For 2022, please contact the host since pricing will change. IMPORTANT FACTS Tables and Chairs We supply seventeen 8ft. by 30in. banquet tables and 150 oak folding chairs at no additional charge, as well as 6 High Boy Tables or Caberet in any combination. Uplights The space comes with 16 uplights as well as hard-wired patio lights. Parking There is limited public parking available in the lot directly next door. Contact our events manager for details. There also is free street parking on Halsted and metered spaces nearby on Halsted and Armitage. Music Music is allowed at the venue until midnight. Vendors Although we have a preferred vendor list, you may use any vendor you wish, pending event manager’s approval. Storage Limited on-site storage is available. Please confirm in advance in case of back to back bookings. DAY RATES FRIDAY OR SUNDAY: $3,500 SATURDAY: $5,000 MONDAY — THURSDAY: $2,000 (EXCEPT HOLIDAYS) 20% off for Non-Profit Organizations
From $2877/hr
Buckingham Ballroom
Chicago, IL
It’s the place where 1920s Jazz Era architecture and sophisticated modern style converge on the Magnificent Mile. Ideally situated near the best attractions in the Windy City, your wedding day unfolds in elegance at the hotel. Guests are greeted by the hotel’s dignified stone facade and elegant art-deco lobby. A beautiful ceremony takes place in a luxurious space, filled with natural light. You’ll say your vows surrounded by the people you love most, against the backdrop of Chicago’s city lights. After your nuptials, a stunning reception in the iconic Tip Top Tap ballroom on the 23rd floor takes your breath away. Large picturesque windows offering panoramic views of the city for your festive celebration. Or, choose dinner and dancing in the Buckingham Ballroom. This elegant space boasts 18 ft. ceilings and expansive windows to wrap your reception in luxury. The hotel has hosted life’s memorable moments for nearly a century, and your wedding becomes part of that legacy. Note: * A Food & Beverage minimum will apply for all events in lieu of any rental fees for the space. * 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time are included. * The set up fee for a wedding ceremony is $500. Additional hours can be arranged. * Please inquire with venue wedding coordinator for details. * A nonrefundable deposit of $5,000 is required.

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About Chicago

Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, the third most populated city in the US, Chicago has plenty of history and culture associated with it. For one, spray paint was invented in Chicago, as was the world’s first all-color television. It’s also home to the Chicago River, the only river in the world that flows backward. Also, Batman’s Gotham City is inspired by the city of Chicago.

Yes, there are a lot of fascinating things about the city. Right from its unique architecture featuring moveable bridges to being a cultural melting pot with people from all over the world, there’s something about the city that oozes the American spirit unlike any other.

Nicknamed the Windy City and claimed by Frank Sinatra as ‘My Kind of Town’, Chicago is an international hub of pretty much everything. The city has many museums, a vibrant arts and movie culture, an eargasmic music scene, and some of the best food in the entire world. Not only is the city rated among the best cities to live boasting a high-quality urban life, but there are several fun traditions like turning the river green that the citizens of Chicago enjoy.

Gallery Space Options in Chicago

Finalizing your Chicago gallery space is only the first step to ensure a smooth event. There are many more factors that go into creating a successful event. We highly recommend hiring professional services to help with all this.

  • Caterers
    A gallery event requires a smorgasbord of hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and drinks. And depending on the size of the audience, this task can be hard or impossible for a handful of people. This is where a professional catering outfit comes in. Not only will they create food on par with the foodie hub that Chicago is, but they will also provide cleanup services after.

  • Decor
    Depending on the type of event being hosted at the gallery space in Chicago, the decor requirements will greatly vary. Whether it’s flowers, artworks, furniture, linen, equipment, or thematic installations, a decorating service will help bring your vision to life.

  • Photographers
    Today’s world lives online as much as it does offline. Creating memories has never been easier. This is why hiring a photographer is of paramount importance. Additionally, some galleries might showcase installations and artworks that you may not be able to use for any official purposes. A photographer will help be mindful of this while making sure all guests look great.

  • Transportation Services
    A no-brainer if your gallery event is serving adult beverages, hiring a transport service will not only bring your guests on time but will also ensure they get back without any problems. Chicago offers plenty of rideshare and car rental services you can choose from.

Gallery Venue Event Companies in Chicago

There’s no shortage of professional outfits capable of hosting world-class gallery events in Chicago. Whether it’s a small, intimate affair or a large, bold gathering, these event companies are fully equipped to handle all your event needs.

  • Effortless Events
    A company that has catered to 1,000 events across its 10-year span, Effortless Events has handled events of all scales and sizes. Whether you’re hosting an intimate gathering or launching a product to the masses, the team at Effortless will help organize your event. A company that prides itself on exceeding expectations and not the budget, there are a lot of amazing events this talented company has executed flawlessly.

  • Frank Event Design
    An award-winning luxury wedding and event planner, Frank Event Design always takes only one event per weekend to ensure their time and attention is fully focused on creating the perfect experience for you. Over its 26-year period, the team has handled all sorts of events. If you’re looking for a luxury, elegant, glamorous event in Chicago, then this award-winning company is one to look into.

  • Kehoe Designs
    A full-service event design and decor company, Kehoe Design brings your imagination to reality. A nationally recognized company that has been elevating any event they are part of for over two decades, Kehoe has plenty of experience driving brand campaigns and creating one-of-a-kind experiences. They offer a bunch of different services for events including entertainment and custom furniture. The team has also organized all sorts of events including corporate events, social events, mitzvahs, galas, and weddings.

Pros and Cons of Gallery Spaces in Chicago

Advantages

  • Public transport system
    Chicago has a great public transport system which your guests can access to get to the event without any problems.

  • Culturally diverse
    Chicago is about as diverse as it gets. This means your gallery event can expect a diverse crowd in attendance.

  • Culinary capital
    Food in Chicago is some of the best across the world.

  • Entertainment
    Chicago is an entertainment hub and super-evolved in terms of performing arts - music, theatre, and comedy. Organizing any of them for your event should be a breeze.

  • Sightseeing
    If you’ve guests coming from outside the city, then visiting Chicago can be an incredible experience. With rich architecture and several iconic sites, your guests have plenty of places to visit before and after your gallery event.

Disadvantages

  • High crime rate
    Home of several world-famous criminals and their gangs, Chicago has a very high crime rate.

  • High costs
    Everything is costly in Chicago. This does not bode well for a low-budget gallery event.

  • Traffic and parking
    Chicago does have atrocious traffic and coupling this with minimal parking spots means several untimely arrivals.

  • Weather
    Brutal weather is a staple in Chicago. Depending on the time of year, be sure to factor this in for your gallery event.

  • Lack of natural settings
    With no beaches or mountains anywhere in the vicinity, Chicago can be considered a concrete jungle with no stunning natural features.

Famous Locations in Chicago

  • Willis Tower
    Formerly the Sears Tower, this 110 story skyscraper is one of the world’s most iconic buildings, and ever since its completion in 1974, the view from the top has only gotten better. The SkyDeck at the Willis Tower offers magnificent panoramic views of the cityscape giving you a bird’s eye view of Chicago’s impressive architecture. And, on a clear day, your gaze can take you as far as Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, or Michigan.

  • Art Institute of Chicago
    A world-class museum with nearly 300,000 works in its permanent collection, the Art Institute of Chicago is most famous for its collection of Impressionist and post-Impressionist paintings. But there’s a whole lot more to the collection than paintings. The treasure trove here comprises prints, photographs, sculptures, decorative arts, textiles, and a whole lot more.

  • Grant Park
    Colloquially called ‘Chicago’s front yard’, Grant Park is a large urban park spanning 319 acres and is located within the city’s business district. Within the park, there are several noteworthy features including the Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain, Court of Presidents, two marinas, Congress Plaza, and the Museum Campus. The park contains a great deal of public art including the Abraham Lincoln Monument, the Agora installation, the Logan Monument, and the Columbus Monument.