Rental Space

FIRST STREET GALLERY is a unique venue located in the heart of the Chelsea Gallery district, with two adjoining spaces for rent. The space features many amenities and services and lends itself well to a variety of events. Our space is available for exhibitions by both individual artists and groups. We also take into consideration public and private evening events during Gallery hours, as well as flexible hours during interim periods. We accept even proposals such as, but not limited to, book signings, lectures, artist talks, wine tastings, poetry readings, musical performances, and more.

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  • Located on the second floor of a premier Gallery building at 526 West 26th Street, Suite 209
  • Direct street access to and from the Highline
  • 740 square feet x 126 linear feet of wall space
  • Expansive 14 foot ceilings with natural light
  • Exhibition hanging tools and materials
  • Adjustable professional lighting
  • Ample storage and a private closet
  • Appliances such as refrigerator and microwave, and sink located down the hall
  • Seating, tables and podiums
  • Multiple access points and functionality
  • Both full, operator-run commercial freight and passenger elevator, and loading dock
  • Stair and handicapped accessible
  • Five public restrooms on floor
  • Air-conditioning/Heat
  • Private WiFi and ample electrical outlets
  • Services of Gallery Administrator
  • Well maintained and staffed professional building
  • Gallery Guide and Chelsea Map listings

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We consider all rental proposals, however rentals are subject to our exhibition schedule. Artists interested in exhibiting in the Gallery must provide digital images of recent work or a website included in their proposal. The Gallery will take no commission on sales of artwork.

Please direct all proposals, pricing inquires, or requests for additional information to, or please call 646.336.8053

Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11am-6pm

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