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Meetings and Conferences

Host your organization's next meeting under the same roof as our world-class art collection. The Museum offers a wide range of venues that can be adapted for a variety of your organization's events—including board and business meetings, conferences, seminars, and executive retreats. We will work with you to accommodate all your media technology needs and event logistics. Catering, group gallery tours, and other services can also be arranged to enhance your experience.


The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium

Auditorium stage

Opened in 1954 and updated with video projection, intelligent lighting, and state-of-the-art digital audio, the Museum's Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium hosts dynamic meetings, lectures, film screenings, musical and dance performances, and concert operas. The 708-seat concert hall offers exceptional acoustics, and is home to MetLiveArts, the Museum's own innovative concert and lecture series featuring some of the world's most celebrated scholars and musicians.

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Eligibility for Rental: eligible nonprofit organizations and Corporate Patrons

Availability:

  • Monday–Thursday, 9 am–5:30 pm (before and during Museum hours)
  • Monday–Thursday, starting at 6:30 pm (after Museum hours)
  • Friday and Saturday, starting at 10:30 am
  • Alternate hours on a case-by-case basis

Capacity: 708 guests (460 on the orchestra level, 248 on the balcony level)

Media Specifications: wireless Internet access, built-in projection screen, digital audio consoles, intelligent lighting console, 10,000-lumen video projector, 16mm and 35mm film projectors, nine-foot Steinway concert grand piano

Ideal Event Types for This Venue:

For further information, contact [email protected].

Bonnie J. Sacerdote Lecture Hall—Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education

Bonnie J. Sacerdote Lecture Hall

This lecture hall is designed specifically for receptions, lectures, and conference events. Five adjacent smaller spaces are suitable for break-out events and workshops (Art Study Room, Carroll Classroom, North Classroom, Seminar Room, and Studio).

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Eligibility for Rental: eligible nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and Corporate Patrons at all levels

Availability: Monday–Thursday, 10 am–5 pm, and Friday 10 am–9 pm (during the Museum's public hours)

Capacity:

  • Auditorium: 125 guests
  • Boardroom: 30 guests
  • Chairs in semicircle: 80 guests
  • Classroom: 50 guests
  • Reception: 133 guests
  • Square: 50 guests
  • U-shape: 40 guests
  • Workshop: 64 guests

Media Specifications:

Wireless Internet access is available. This room is equipped with an electronic front-projection screen.

A permanently installed Panasonic DLP projector can display at a 4:3 or 16:9 aspect ratio. The projector can accommodate all popular display resolutions on Mac or PC computers. Windows PC computers, DVD players, Blu-ray disc players, and slide projectors are available for use in this space; 16mm film can also be projected. The room is equipped with wired and wireless microphones and ceiling-mounted speakers.

A state-of-the art "smart" podium is also available. All laptops, tablets, and USB flash drives can be connected at and projected from the podium. Media staff can supply many types of laptop and tablet connectors, but not all; check with our staff prior to your program to ensure that we have the connecting cable or adapter for your laptop or tablet. If we do not, you must supply a compatible VGA adapter.

Ideal Event Types for This Venue:

If you are interested in renting this space, please complete the Uris Center rental inquiry form (PDF) and submit as an email attachment to [email protected]. We will contact you to discuss event details and arrange for a site visit and consultation. For further information, contact 212-650-2229 or [email protected].

The Douglas Dillon Boardroom

The Douglas Dillon Boardroom

The Douglas Dillon Boardroom, named after the Museum's beloved former trustee and president, offers the perfect meeting space.

Eligibility for Rental: Corporate Patrons

Availability: Monday–Friday, 10 am–5 pm (during the Museum's public hours)

Capacity:

  • Meeting at boardroom table: 50 guests
  • Auditorium: 125 guests

Media Specifications: wireless Internet access and audio-visual capabilities

Ideal Event Type for This Venue:

For further information, contact 212-570-3773 or [email protected].

Art Study Room—Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education

Art Study Room

This sunny, well-appointed room is perfect for lectures, symposia, and receptions. The elegant, fully carpeted and wood-paneled space offers a formal yet warm ambiance.

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Eligibility for Rental: eligible nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and Corporate Patrons at all levels

Availability: Monday–Thursday, 10 am–5 pm, and Friday, 10 am–9 pm (during the Museum's public hours)

Capacity:

  • Auditorium: 70 guests
  • Boardroom: 24 guests
  • Chairs in semicircle: 45 guests
  • Classroom: 30 guests
  • Reception: 75 guests
  • Square: 40 guests
  • U-shape: 30 guests
  • Workshop: 40 guests

Media Specifications:

Wireless Internet access is available. This room is equipped with an electronic, ceiling-mounted front-projection screen at the back, and a rear-projection screen at the front.

A permanently installed Panasonic DLP projector can display at a 4:3 or 16:9 aspect ratio. The projector can accommodate all popular display resolutions on Mac or PC computers. Windows PC computers, DVD players, Blu-ray disc players, and slide projectors are available for use in this space. The room is equipped with wired and wireless microphones and ceiling-mounted speakers.

A state-of-the art "smart" podium is also available. All laptops, tablets, and USB flash drives can be connected at and projected from the podium. Media staff can supply many types of laptop and tablet connectors, but not all; check with our staff prior to your program to ensure that we have the connecting cable or adapter for your laptop or tablet. If we do not, you must supply a compatible VGA adapter.

Ideal Event Types for This Venue:

If you are interested in renting this space, please complete the Uris Center rental inquiry form (PDF) and submit as an email attachment to [email protected]. We will contact you to discuss event details and arrange for a site visit and consultation. For further information, contact 212-650-2229 or [email protected].

Studio—Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education

Studio

This bright space is designed to accommodate art-making workshops and artist demonstrations. It contains two sinks, polished cork tile floors, and magnetic walls for displaying artwork or signage. This room can also be set up with smaller tables and child-sized stools.

View a slideshow of images of this space.

Eligibility for Rental: eligible nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and Corporate Patrons at all levels

Availability: Monday–Thursday, 10 am–5 pm, and Friday, 10 am–9 pm (during the Museum's public hours)

Capacity:

  • Auditorium: 70 guests
  • Boardroom: 24 guests
  • Chairs in semicircle: 45 guests
  • Classroom: 35 guests
  • Square: 40 guests
  • Studio: 45 guests
  • U-shape: 45 guests
  • Workshop: 56 guests

Media Specifications:

Wireless Internet access is available. This room is equipped with an electronic, ceiling-mounted front-projection screen.

A permanently installed Panasonic DLP projector can display at a 4:3 or 16:9 aspect ratio. The projector can accommodate all popular display resolutions on Mac or PC computers. Windows PC computers, DVD players, Blu-ray disc players, and slide projectors are available for use in this space. The room is equipped with wired and wireless microphones and ceiling-mounted speakers.

A state-of-the art "smart" podium is also available. All laptops, tablets, and USB flash drives can be connected at and projected from the podium. Media staff can supply many types of laptop and tablet connectors, but not all; check with our staff prior to your program to ensure that we have the connecting cable or adapter for your laptop or tablet. If we do not, you must supply a compatible VGA adapter.

Ideal Event Types for This Venue:

If you are interested in renting this space, please complete the Uris Center rental inquiry form (PDF) and submit as an email attachment to ur[email protected]. We will contact you to discuss event details and arrange for a site visit and consultation. For further information, contact 212-650-2229 or [email protected].

Terrace Room

Terrace Room room

A breathtaking space with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Central Park, the Terrace Room is a unique location for your next private event. Ideal for cocktail receptions, bridal showers, or anniversary dinners.

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Eligibility for Rental: Members, Patrons, Corporate Patrons, and Real Estate Council members

Availability: Sunday–Thursday, 10 am–5 pm, and Friday and Saturday, 10 am–9 pm (during the Museum's public hours)

Capacity:

  • Seated dinner, brunch, or lunch: 36 guests
  • Reception or cocktail party: 50 guests

Media Specifications: wireless Internet access

Ideal Event Types for This Venue:

For further information, call 212-570-3753 or contact [email protected].

Carroll Classroom—Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education

Carroll Classroom

Carroll Classroom can be used as a meeting room or an art studio. This flexible space contains two sinks, polished cork tile floors, and magnetic walls for displaying artwork or signage.

View a slideshow of images of this space.

Eligibility for Rental: eligible nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and Corporate Patrons at all levels

Availability: Monday–Thursday, 10 am–5 pm, and Friday, 10 am–9 pm (during the Museum's public hours)

Capacity:

  • Auditorium: 50 guests
  • Boardroom: 24 guests
  • Chairs in semicircle: 45 guests
  • Classroom: 25 guests
  • Square: 30 guests
  • U-shape: 30 guests
  • Workshop: 32 guests

Media Specifications:

Wireless Internet access is available. This room is equipped with an electronic, ceiling-mounted front-projection screen.

A permanently installed Panasonic DLP projector can display at a 4:3 or 16:9 aspect ratio. The projector can accommodate all popular display resolutions on Mac or PC computers. Windows PC computers, DVD players, Blu-ray disc players, and slide projectors are available for use in this space. The room is equipped with wired and wireless microphones and ceiling-mounted speakers.

A state-of-the art "smart" podium is also available. All laptops, tablets, and USB flash drives can be connected at and projected from the podium. Media staff can supply many types of laptop and tablet connectors, but not all; check with our staff prior to your program to ensure that we have the connecting cable or adapter for your laptop or tablet. If we do not, you must supply a compatible VGA adapter.

Ideal Event Types for This Venue:

If you are interested in renting this space, please complete the Uris Center rental inquiry form (PDF) and submit as an email attachment to [email protected]. We will contact you to discuss event details and arrange for a site visit and consultation. For further information, contact 212-650-2229 or [email protected].

North Classroom—Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education

North Classroom

Located just off the Museum's 81st Street entrance, with direct gallery access, this stylish, carpeted room is the ideal space for events that incorporate gallery tours. Windows on Fifth Avenue supply plenty of natural light.

View a slideshow of images of this space.

Eligibility for Rental: eligible nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and Corporate Patrons at all levels

Availability: Monday–Thursday, 10 am–5 pm, and Friday, 10 am–9 pm (during the Museum's public hours)

Capacity:

  • Auditorium: 35 guests
  • Boardroom: 20 guests
  • Chairs in semicircle: 30 guests
  • Classroom: 20 guests
  • Square: 20 guests
  • U-shape: 15 guests
  • Workshop: 32 guests

Media Specifications:

Wireless Internet accessis available. This room is equipped with an electronic, ceiling-mounted front-projection screen.

A permanently installed Panasonic DLP projector can display at a 4:3 or 16:9 aspect ratio. The projector can accommodate all popular display resolutions on Mac or PC computers. Windows PC computers, DVD players, Blu-ray disc players, and slide projectors are available for use in this space. The room is equipped with wired and wireless microphones and ceiling-mounted speakers.

A state-of-the art "smart" podium is also available. All laptops, tablets, and USB flash drives can be connected at and projected from the podium. Media staff can supply many types of laptop and tablet connectors, but not all; check with our staff prior to your program to ensure that we have the connecting cable or adapter for your laptop or tablet. If we do not, you must supply a compatible VGA adapter.

Ideal Event Types for This Venue:

If you are interested in renting this space, please complete the Uris Center rental inquiry form (PDF) and submit as an email attachment to [email protected]. We will contact you to discuss event details and arrange for a site visit and consultation. For further information, contact 212-650-2229 or [email protected].

Seminar Room—Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education

Seminar Room

An elegant mini-lecture hall, this fully carpeted room is best suited for intimate seminars, meetings, and lectures.

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Eligibility for Rental: eligible nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and Corporate Patrons at all levels

Availability: Monday–Thursday, 10 am–5 pm, and Friday, 10 am–9 pm (during the Museum's public hours)

Capacity:

  • Auditorium: 30 guests
  • Boardroom: 20 guests
  • Chairs in semicircle: 30 guests
  • Classroom: 20 guests
  • Square: 20 guests
  • U-shape: 15 guests
  • Workshop: 24 guests

Media Specifications:

Wireless Internet access is available. This room is equipped with an electronic, ceiling-mounted front-projection screen.

A permanently installed Panasonic DLP projector can display at a 4:3 or 16:9 aspect ratio. The projector can accommodate all popular display resolutions on Mac or PC computers. Windows PC computers, DVD players, Blu-ray disc players, and slide projectors are available for use in this space. The room is equipped with wired and wireless microphones and ceiling-mounted speakers.

A state-of-the art "smart" podium is also available. All laptops, tablets, and USB flash drives can be connected at and projected from the podium. Media staff can supply many types of laptop and tablet connectors, but not all; check with our staff prior to your program to ensure that we have the connecting cable or adapter for your laptop or tablet. If we do not, you must supply a compatible VGA adapter.

Ideal Event Types for This Venue:

If you are interested in renting this space, please complete the Uris Center rental inquiry form (PDF) and submit as an email attachment to [email protected]. We will contact you to discuss event details and arrange for a site visit and consultation. For further information, contact 212-650-2229 or [email protected].

Bass Room

Table setting

A distinctly original location for your next business lunch or dinner. Entertain clients and colleagues in this well-appointed meeting space.

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Eligibility for Rental: Members, Patrons, Corporate Patrons, and Real Estate Council members

Availability: Sunday–Thursday, 10 am–5 pm, and Friday and Saturday, 10 am–9:15 pm (during the Museum's public hours)

Capacity:

  • Dinner, brunch, lunch, or meeting: 22 guests

Media Specifications: wireless Internet access

Ideal Event Types for This Venue:

For further information, call 212-570-3753 or contact [email protected].

Rose Room

Lunch setting

An intimate and serene room, adjacent to the Members Dining Room, with views of Central Park. This space is perfect for a small private dinner or luncheon, offering sophisticated dining for personal gatherings.

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Eligibility for Rental: Members, Patrons, Corporate Patrons, and Real Estate Council members

Availability: Sunday–Thursday, 10 am–5 pm, and Friday and Saturday, 10 am–9 pm (during the Museum's public hours)

Capacity:

  • Dinner, brunch, lunch, or meeting: 12 guests

Ideal Event Types for This Venue:

For further information, call 212-570-3753 or contact [email protected].