frequently asked questions


what is the gallery 1500’s capacity?

our seated dinner capacity with a dance floor is 200 guests, seated dinner capacity without a dance floor is 250 guests, and our cocktail reception capacity is 350 guests. 

can I host a ticketed event here?

yes! you can certainly host a ticketed event here! 

can I bring in my own food ?

no need, you get to work with one of our fabulous caterers! amazing edibles, calihan catering or fig catering. our catering partners provide a myriad of offerings at a wide range of price points. all of our catering partners will help you design a custom event based on your event needs, vision, and tastes. their services include menu, staffing, equipment, linen and more!

can I bring in my own alcohol?

we got you covered. gallery 1500 will handle all your beverage needs with a wide variety of bar packages and experienced bartenders.

how do people get there and where do they park?

there are several parking options available in the block radius. you have the ability to park in the newcity parking garage, on halsted street, and on clybourn. guests opting in on public transportation have the ability to take the red line train to the north and clybourn stop and the halsted bus. additionally, taxis are readily available and uber and lyft can be easily requested.

how late can the party go?

12:00am! the typical rental includes a six hour event, plus three hours of set-up time and one hour of break down time. events can start and end whenever you like, as long as you end by 12:00am!