Entertain in a cutting-edge contemporary art museum! Located on the Bowery at the intersection of Soho and the Lower East Side, the New Museum’s iconic building offers a variety of event spaces for corporate and individual clients.

Our Spaces: Walk-through

Sky Room

Located on the top floor of the building is our premier space, the Sky Room. With floor-to-ceiling windows and a wraparound terrace, this adaptable space provides stunning, panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline. The award-winning architecture is a dramatic backdrop for cocktail receptions for up to 200 people, or seated dinners for up to 100.

Marcia Tucker Hall

The ground floor lobby, Marcia Tucker Hall, features polished concrete floors, glass walls leading to streetscape views, and our Lobby Gallery, which offers capsule contemporary art exhibitions. The lobby accommodates up to 350 for cocktails or 100 for seated events.


Our state-of-the-art, double-height theater, with flexible seating arrangements and an elegant pre- and post-event area, serves as an ideal setting for functions of all kinds, including digital screenings on our projection screen, panel discussions, and live performances. The theater can seat 160 with full stage or 180 without a stage.

Corporate Events

Benefits of Corporate Membership focus on employee access, brand association, and entertaining privileges. Corporate Members enjoy free, unlimited general admission (with a guest) for all employees, generous discounts in our world-renowned bookstore, curator-led tours, as well as a number of guest passes for you to distribute. Many of the city’s leading companies have selected the New Museum to host their events, which have included fashion shows, board meetings, product launches, cocktail parties, and exclusive executive dinners. Support from our Corporate Members directly funds our groundbreaking programs and exhibitions, which bring new art and new ideas to global audiences.

Private Events & Weddings

Celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, or special occasions* at the New Museum. Our special events team can help make your event an extraordinary experience for you and your guests.

Weddings can be held in any of our three event spaces: the Sky Room, New Museum Theater, or Marcia Tucker Hall. The Sky Room is a perfect space to host an intimate wedding, engagement party, or rehearsal dinner. The floor-to-ceiling windows and wraparound terrace provide an unforgettable setting for any ceremony or celebration.

*Please Note: The New Museum does not allow coming of age events.

Photo & Film Shoots

The New Museum’s building, with its beautiful, rough aesthetic and sweeping views of the Manhattan skyline can be a unique backdrop for commercials, photo shoots, television programs, or feature films. The Museum’s bathrooms, in which Bisazza mosaic covers the walls with hotly hued, pixelated hanami cherry blossom patterns, also offer a colorful backdrop for a shoot.


Non-Profits with an operating budget of less than five million can qualify for a discount on our rental fees. The Museum does not allow fundraisers. We welcome your non-profit organization to take advantage of our discount for board meetings, member receptions, and other special events.

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