Frequently Asked Questions

Where Can I Park?

The NAC does not have a private garage. The closest facility is:

130 East 18th Street
From 6 a.m.-12 a.m.
Let them know that you are parking for the NAC

What Are The Dining Room Hours & How Do I Make Reservations?*

*Please note that The National Arts Club Dining Room and bar are open only to members and guests of members.

  • Lunch is served from 12 - 2 p.m., Monday through Friday. Dinner is served from 6 - 9 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • The bar is open from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m., Monday-Friday.
  • The Dining Room and bar are closed Saturday and Sunday.

What Is The Dress Code For Members?

Collared shirts, turtlenecks or other sweaters are required for gentlemen at all times in the parlors and dining rooms. Jackets are required after 5 p.m. Ladies are required to wear dresses, suits, or clothing of equivalent formality.

Inappropriate attire is listed below:

  • Leggings, stirrup pants, capri pants
  • Shorts or cut-offs
  • Sweatshirts, sweatpants, or jogging suits
  • Halter dresses or sundresses
  • Denim of any type or in any color, including dresses, shirts, skirts, vests and/or slacks
  • Spandex or Lycra garments
  • T-shirts, tank tops or crop tops

How Do I Rent Gallery Space Or Reserve One of Our Spaces For An Event?

In order to rent a space for an event you must either be a member of The National Arts Club or have a current member sponsor your event. You do not need to be a member in order to rent one of our four galleries for arts exhibitions etc.

Space is often reserved as much as three years in advance. However, cancellations often create openings. To make arrangements contact Phillip Spradley, our Event & Program Director (212) 475-3424 or

What Are The Hours Of Gramercy Park?

The park is open to members from dawn until dusk. You must leave your membership card with the front desk in order to check out a key.

How Can I Reserve A Transient Room?

Contact the Front Desk, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 72 hours notice is required for cancellations. Cancellations with less than 72 hours notice will result in full billing. Our transient rooms do not have private bathrooms, televisions, telephones, or room service.

What Is An Exhibiting Artist Member?

The "Exhibiting Artists Members" (aka EAM), is a group of artists selected to Exhibiting Artist Membership through a juried application process. Click here to visit the Visual Arts Program page for an in-depth description of the benefits of Exhibiting Artist Membership.

Where Are The Archival Records Of The National Arts Club?

The archival records of the National Arts Club, covering the years 1898-1960, are housed at the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, located at 750 9th Street, NW, Victor Building, Suite 2200, in Washington, D.C. (202.633.7950).

Microfilm copies of the records are available at the New York branch of the AAA, located at 1285 Avenue of the Americas, lobby level (212.399.5015), and at the Boston Public Library; the Amon Carter Museum, Forth Worth, Texas; the M. H. de Young Museum, San Francisco; and the Huntington, Library, San Marino, California.The NAC records should be consulted by anyone wishing to do research on club history, including tracing past members and exhibitions.