MoMA offers dynamic event spaces for groups of all sizes. For more questions about hosting an event, please submit an entertaining inquiry form.

Entertaining spaces

The Samuel and Ronnie Heyman Lobby and The Agnes Gund Garden Lobby

Our main lobby, with views of The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden, lends itself perfectly to cocktail receptions and seated dinners.

Maximum capacity for seated dinner: 600
Maximum capacity for a reception: 1,000

The Donald and Catherine Marron Family Atrium

Approached from the ground floor via a grand staircase and dramatically situated beneath a skylight 110 feet overhead, the Marron Atrium stands at the center of more than 20,000 square feet of gallery space.

Maximum capacity for seated dinner: 350
Maximum capacity for a reception: 500

The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden

Photo: Scott Rudd

Designed by the renowned architect Philip Johnson for the display of outstanding sculptures from the MoMA collection, the Sculpture Garden is a magnificent outdoor courtyard featuring beautiful landscaping and seasonal horticulture. It is ideal for large-scale receptions during the spring and summer seasons.

Maximum capacity for a reception: 1,500

Terrace Café

The Carroll and Milton Petrie Terrace Café

Photo: Alycia Kravitz

Located on the sixth floor of the Jerry Speyer and Katherine Farley Building, Terrace Café is MoMA’s newest entertaining space. This café offers a unique, intimate atmosphere and is perfect for small receptions and intimate seated dinners. The café features a south-facing open-air terrace.


Housed in a 100-year-old, 125,000-square-foot Romanesque Revival school building in Long Island City, Queens, MoMA PS1 is a truly unique venue for the exhibition of contemporary art—and offers a wide variety of spaces for events large and small alike.

To host an event at MoMA PS1, please contact [email protected].

MoMA theaters

The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1. Photo: Brigitta Bungard

MoMA houses four state-of-the-art theaters ranging in capacity from 50 to 400 seats, each with first-rate film and video projection capabilities. Our theaters are the perfect venue for red carpet premieres and film screenings, as well as corporate meetings and conferences. Capabilities: 35mm, 16mm, Dolby Digital Cinema Package, Digibeta, HDCam, DVD, and VHS projection.

For pricing and further information about renting MoMA theaters, please email Sean Egan at [email protected], or Carson Parish at [email protected].

The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1: 400 seats
The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2: 200 seats
The Celeste Bartos Theater: 125 seats
The Time Warner Screening Room: 50 seats