Top African American Historic Venues for your Event
Check out these amazing black history influential venues for your next event!
February is Black History month, so why not incorporate this part of our American history into your next corporate event! If part of your leadership team is African American or your company’s history stems with African American roots, planning your next event at one of these locations would be an amazing way to pay tribute and incorporate into the marketing message for your event. We’ve crawled through the interwebs to find the the top African American historic venues to host your next meeting, so check them out for venue inspiration and add them to your list of locations for your next event.
1400 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC, 20560
Host your next event at the National Museum of African American History in honor of Black History month, this February. Explore some of America’s history with your guests – before or after hours. Take advantage of this exclusive offer, co-host a reception or dinner next to highly acclaimed exhibitions about the story of the American people.
Host your event in style by making use of the museum’s 5th floor roof terrace, featuring extraordinary views of the National Mall. Receptions can host up to 2200 guests or, for a more intimate meeting, can seat anywhere between 10-350 attendees. The museum’s team of expert event specialists are available to make sure your event is a huge success.
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4005 Crenshaw Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90008
Host your next event in the museum’s main gallery and event hall. Whether it’s a nonprofit, educational, corporate or annual business meeting, this is an awesome event venue to consider. The venue location is very central, with easy access, free parking and conveniently located close to affordable hotel options. The event hall is approximately 5000 square feet and includes a stage. The museum offers furniture and the use of their brand new sound system and wireless microphones for both the main gallery and the event hall.
You will be able to use any caterer you’d like, bring in whatever furniture and decorations are necessities for your meeting and have helpful staff standing by to ensure your event runs smoothly.
740 E 56th Pl
Chicago, IL 60637
This Chicago-based museum is located near Hyde Park and was founded in the 1960’s. The stunning art and rich history and culture make this venue a great choice for a variety of events. With a number of galleries and the majestic Illinois Black Legislator’s Auditorium, the museum has plenty of space to accommodate intimate or grand parties. Up to 500 guests can be hosted outdoors, and between 225-445 guests for indoor events. Finally, you and your guests will be able to explore the variety of exhibits the museum has to offer, including the march on Birmingham, Rosa Parks, and more. Find out more about renting this venue for your event here.
315 E Warren Ave
Detroit, MI 48201
This 50 year-old museum in Detroit features a number of spaces perfect for a variety of events, including a theater with 313 seats, a large banquet room, cafe and rotunda. Depending on the space you choose, the museum can accommodate anywhere from 20-300 guests, making it ideal for corporate events, meetings, lectures and more. Even better, the museum can provide private tours of the exhibits for your guests! Explore their rental packages here.
2300 S Massachusetts St
Seattle, WA 98144
Head over to Seattle for this historic venue with lots of space for all your private events. All exhibits are centered on art, culture and history, and the architecture is breathtaking! The large vintage windows and high ceilings allude to a long-ago time, while the artist studios and outdoor patios have a modern touch. Free parking and exceptional staff are just a few of the perks of having your event at this venue. For intimate events, choose the Artist Studios or patio, and for larger parties the Legacy Hall is ideal.
Get more details on this venue here.
Which of these top African American venues would you choose for your event? Let us know, and then contact us to streamline your event!