Weddings & Celebrations
BHS can tailor a space rental package for your wedding ceremony, reception, or engagement photo shoot.
Corporate & Non-Profit
BHS offers multiple spaces ready to be transformed for your event needs.
Housed in a landmark building in brownstone Brooklyn Heights, BHS provides ideal settings for film and photo shoots.
Your ideal setting for weddings, film shoots, corporate gatherings and more
Whatever your needs, Brooklyn Historical Society can tailor a space rental package. Stately columns and soaring ceilings are the focus of the striking first-floor space, while the elegant Othmer Library, a New York City interior landmark, will make your event one for the books!
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The stunning and timeless Othmer Library, located in our landmark building on Pierrepont Street, is the perfect venue for a company cocktail reception, intimate dinner, product launch or other special event. Adjacent to the Library is the 2nd Floor Parlor which can be used as holding area, catering, or video village for events in the Library. This event space includes the Giuseppe Fransioli Gallery on the first floor.
The Great Hall features soaring wood ceilings, regal columns, and several windows. The versatile event space is ideal for seated dinners, cocktail receptions, workshops, movie screenings, and more. The Great Hall features a sophisticated surround sound system and a large retractable screen to fulfill all your audiovisual needs. This event space includes the Giuseppe Fransioli Gallery, also on the first floor.
Located on the lower level of our Pierrepont Street location, the classroom has a sophisticated audiovisual system that can be connected to the Great Hall’s media. This space is ideal for small lectures and meetings. During catered events, the classroom functions as the kitchen.
BHS DUMBO is housed in the historic Empire Stores building near Brooklyn Bridge Park. This unique site is ready to impress your guests with interactive displays and a taste of the waterfront’s storied past. This space is ideal space for intimate cocktail receptions.