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The mission of Areté Venue and Gallery is to provide a home for adventurous music and art, with an emphasis on multimedia and interdisciplinary performance. Areté is also part fine art gallery and available for classes, film screenings, photography, lectures, and other activities. There is a grand Yamaha piano in the space, as well as a 22 channel Mackie mixer, mics, stands, a projector, stage lights, mini fridge, bathroom, and seating for 40-50 people.

Areté is a 1000sf commercial loft space located at 67 West St, near the waterfront, in beautiful Greenpoint Brooklyn. Only a few blocks walk from the G train at Greenpoint Ave, Areté is located on the ground floor of a former rope factory which now houses a variety of businesses, with a large, open air courtyard area connecting some of the spaces.

Space Usage EditEdit Space Usage

Permitted Uses Exhibition, Studio Art, Meeting, Reading, Screening, Video/Film Shoot, Photo Shoot, Audition, Class, Special Event, Rehearsal, Performance
Disciplines Music, Theatre, Film, Visual Art
Restrictions On Use The outdoor courtyard is a public area owned by the building and not part of the rental.


COLORED BLOCKS = NOT AVAILABLE Click on open time blocks to create a space request.
Space requests must be at least 1 day in advance.
Rental must be for at least 2 hours

Booking Policies EditEdit Booking Policies

How To Book

Either book through SpaceFinder, or go to the website and fill out the rental form under the "rental" section: or email

Hours Of Operation The space is 24 hrs depending on your needs
Rental Policy You should leave the space as you found it, and take any large trash or food waste with you and not leave anything in the space. Rental times are inclusive of set up and tear down times.
Cancellation Policy -
Open to last minute space requests. true
Booking Requirements Deposit, Full payment, Lease agreement
Rental Personnel On site manager, Call for addtl rental personnel, Rates include some or all equipment
Performance Personnel Stage hands, Box office staff, Sound technician, Light technician, Call for addtl performance personnel
Payment Types Cash, Check, Credit card, Payment plan, Barter
Options Cross-promotion opportunities
Other Allowed Activities Street shoes, Live percussion, Amplified music, Alcohol permitted

Features EditEdit Features

Space Dimensions 1000.0 sqft
Space Features Column-free, Air-conditioned, Heated, Raw, Privacy, Uninterrupted wall space, bathroom, seating, grand Yamaha disklavier piano, AV system including mixer, music stands, mics, projector
Technology Cell service, Internet access, WiFi, Yamaha grand disklavier model DC3XE3PRO, Mackie ProFX22v2 Mixer,6 Shure SM57 mics,2 Shure SM58 vocal mics,2 Lauten LA120 piano mics,JBL EON615 speaker pair with stands,Whirlwind: IMP 2 direct box,6 MS7701TB telescoping boom stand,2 MS7920B short boom stands,3.5MM to 1/4" TRS iPod input cable,Pro Co: SMA Series 24x4 snake, XLR returns - 50',Furman: SS6B stage power strip, 3 25' microphone cables, 3 10' microphone cables, 7 music stands, 20 folding chairs, 9 benches,InFocus IN118HDa - portable 3D 1080p DLP projector with speaker - 3000 lumens
Flooring laminate with some give to it
Stage Configuration Flexible stage, there is also a small stage area in the front
Stage Dimensions 13 ft x 13 ft with 15 ft ceiling
Seating capacity 40
Seating Flexible seating, Black box benches can take a number of configurations, or be used as pedestals, furniture

Equipment EditEdit Equipment

Lighting Incandescent, Natural lighting/windows, Lighting instruments
Furniture Chairs, Tables, Ladder
Amenities Private restroom, Telephone in space
Instruments and Accessories Performance piano, Music stands
Audio Equipment Sound system, PA system, Microphone, MP3/auxiliary input, Recording equipment, Mackie ProFX22v2 Mixer 6 Shure SM57 mics 2 Shure SM58 vocal mics 2 Lauten LA120 piano mics JBL EON615 speaker pair with stands Whirlwind: IMP 2 direct box 6 MS7701TB telescoping boom stand 2 MS7920B short boom stands 3.5MM to 1/4" TRS iPod input cable Pro Co: SMA Series 24x4 snake, XLR returns - 50' Furman: SS6B stage power strip 6 XLR cables
Video/Film Equipment Digital projector, InFocus IN118HDa - portable 3D 1080p DLP projector with speaker - 3000 lumens
Studio Arts/Maker Equipment -

Accessibility EditEdit Accessibility

Parking Street parking, Loading dock
Accessibility ADA or AODA compliant, Accessible without stairs, Patron restrooms, Stage
Audience Services Vending machines, Restrooms, Lobby
Miscellaneous 24 hr security in the lobby and cameras in the space coat rack and closet couch fridge

Rates EditEdit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Exhibition $100 $400 - -
Studio Art $100 $400 - -
Meeting $100 $400 - -
Reading $100 $400 - -
Screening $100 $400 - -
Video/Film Shoot $100 $400 - -
Photo Shoot $100 $400 - -
Audition $100 $400 - -
Class $100 $400 - -
Special Event $100 - - -
Rehearsal $100 - - -
Performance $100 - - -

Non-Profit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Exhibition $90 - - -
Studio Art $90 - - -
Meeting $90 - - -
Reading $90 - - -
Screening $90 - - -
Video/Film Shoot $90 - - -
Photo Shoot $90 - - -
Audition $90 - - -
Class $90 - - -
Special Event $90 - - -
Rehearsal $90 - - -
Performance $90 - - -

This space was last updated on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 10:38AM