Rentals and Private Events at Alexandria Black History Museum
The Alexandria Black History Museum is the perfect setting for patrons interested in an intimate, historic setting with ethnic flair. The museum complex is comprised of two sites – the Alexandria Black History Museum and the adjacent Watson Reading Room. The former 1940 Robert H. Robinson Library is now a gallery space that houses long-term exhibitions. The Parker-Gray Gallery, where receptions are held, has a continuing roster of rotating exhibitions.
The Alexandria Black History Museum is available for rentals. Inquiries about renting any of Center’s facilities should be addressed to:
Alexandria Black History Museum
902 Wythe Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Renting the Museum
The first floor of the Alexandria Black History Museum may be rented for receptions, meetings and programs. Maximum capacity for any event held in the museum is 120 persons. The Robert Robinson Gallery, the Parker-Gray Gallery and the lobby area comprise the rental space. A kitchen and rest rooms are located on the same floor. All space is handicapped accessible.
Security deposit of one half of entire fee required for all rental events at time of booking. Final amount is due no later one month prior.
The rental fee includes tables and chairs. Linens should be provided by the caterer.
|Event Types||Civic/Non-Profit & General Public|
|Meetings, Lectures, Workshops, Seminars
|Reception, Party, Special Events
|In line with other City facilities, there is a non-refundable $50 fee for events serving alcoholic beverages.
Appropriate ABC permits are required for serving alcoholic beverages; visit VABC for more information.