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We thank our Corporate Members for their continued support.
The Whitney Museum of American Art is home to many of the most significant and exciting works of art ever created in the United States. Those works are now displayed in a breathtaking new space: a 220,000-square-foot building in New York City’s Meatpacking District, designed by world-renowned architect Renzo Piano.
Located on Gansevoort Street at Washington Street, the Whitney Museum is nestled in one of the most prominent shopping districts in the world, surrounded by beautifully preserved buildings in New York City’s Meatpacking District. A special event at the Whitney is one to be remembered.
The 6,200-square-foot Lobby of the Museum features floor-to-ceiling windows, and is a unique setting for large events and receptions.
Maximum capacity: 450 guests
The 4,874-square-foot theater complex situated on the Museum’s third floor can accommodate a variety of event formats including film and performance programs, large-scale seated dinners and private receptions.
Maximum capacity: 170 guests
The outdoor gallery on the fifth floor is the Museum’s largest, totaling 5,118 square feet. The space is ideal for large outdoor receptions providing spectacular views of the High Line.
Maximum capacity: 125 guests
Seated Dinner: 125
The 1,000-square-foot George and Mariana Kaufman—Kaufman Astoria Studios adjacent to the Fifth Floor Outdoor Gallery will allow for dynamic indoor/outdoor programming that may include digital media and special programs.
Maximum capacity: 70 guests
The 1,215-square-foot Trustee Room's floor-to-ceiling windows overlook the Hudson and the High Line, providing a remarkable setting for intimate dinners, receptions, meetings, and presentations.
Maximum capacity: 75 guests
The Museum’s eighth floor sky-lit Studio Cafe and Terrace provide a spectacular setting for simultaneous indoor/outdoor dining and receptions.
Maximum capacity: 80 guests
Exclusive catering at the Whitney Museum of American Art is provided by Union Square Events, the catering business from Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group.Union Square Events
The Whitney Museum of American Art reserves the right to decline involvement in any project or event and to approve all collateral for events hosted at the Museum. Please note that capacities and environments within the museum are subject to change. To receive a full copy of Museum special event rules and regulations, please contact the Special Events office.