Entertaining Spaces

The Museum of Modern Art offers dynamic event spaces for groups of all sizes. Click on the highlighted spaces below to explore the possibilities available to you when you entertain at the Museum. For more questions about hosting an event, please contact the Special Programming and Events department at (212) 708-9680 or specialevents@moma.org.

The Agnes Gund Garden Lobby

Our lobby, with views of The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden, lends itself perfectly to cocktail receptions and intimate seated dinners.
Maximum capacity for dinner: 150
Maximum capacity for a reception: 500

The Donald B. and Catherine C. Marron 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 dinner: 250
Maximum capacity for a reception: 500

The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden

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

The Edward John Noble Education Center Lobby and The Celeste Bartos Lobby

The Edward John Noble Education Center Lobby and The Celeste Bartos Lobby create an elegant bi-level space for a cocktail reception or dinner. Both lobby areas are adjacent to The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden, providing extraordinary views of Manhattan’s midtown skyline.
Maximum capacity for dinner: 80
Maximum capacity for a reception: 400

Located immediately outside the Museum’s Rene d’Harnoncourt Exhibition Galleries, this distinctive platform, with skylight above and views of the Marron Atrium below, provides convenient access to our special exhibitions.
Maximum capacity for dinner: 70
Maximum capacity for a reception: 250

Cafe 2

Conveniently situated on the Museum’s second floor, Cafe 2 provides an adaptable space for entertaining. Characterized by long sight lines, it is suitable for receptions, dinners, or an intimate performance space.
Maximum capacity for dinner: 150
Maximum capacity for a reception: 200

Terrace 5

The Carroll and Milton Petrié Cafe

Located immediately outside the Painting and Sculpture Galleries, this café on the fifth floor offers a unique, intimate atmosphere and is perfect for smaller events. In good weather, the balcony offers a spectacular view of the Sculpture Garden.
Maximum capacity for dinner: 60
Maximum capacity for a reception: 100

MoMA PS1

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.

MoMA Theaters

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. For pricing and further information about renting MoMA theaters, please contact Sean Egan at (212) 708-9792 or sean_egan@moma.org.

The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1

400 seats
35mm, 16mm, Dolby Digital Cinema Package, Digibeta, HDCam, DVD, and VHS projection capabilities

The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2

200 seats
35mm, 16mm, Dolby Digital Cinema Package, Digibeta, HDCam, DVD, and VHS projection capabilities

The Celeste Bartos Theater

125 seats
35mm, 16mm, Dolby Digital Cinema Package, Digibeta, HDCam, DVD, and VHS projection capabilities

The Time Warner Screening Room

50 seats
35mm, 16mm, Digibeta, HDCam, DVD, and VHS projection capabilities

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