The Paley Center for Media’s facilities in New York have a wide variety of spaces available for rental, including:

• Theaters / screening rooms with state-of-the-art technology
• Reception and party areas
• Dining spaces
• Boardrooms
• Meeting rooms

Host Your Event at the Paley Center

Widely admired for beautiful facilities, great catering, expert technical support, and excellent customer service, our facilities have hosted a wide variety of companies, such as HBO, NAACP, The Walt Disney Company, Hulu, Boston University, National Basketball Association, Amazon, Discovery, McKinsey & Co., UN Foundation, U.S. Olympic Committee, and the Museum of Modern Art. Recent television shoots at the Paley Center include Madam Secretary, NCIS: Los Angeles, and Elementary.

Become a Corporate Member to receive significant discounts on rentals; Corporate Membership at the $10,000 level and up are exempt from the $5,000 facility fee per event date. For more information on Corporate Membership contact Steve Devcich at or 212.621.6651.


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Distinctive Spaces at the Paley Center

John E. Fetzer Lobby & Steven Spielberg Gallery

LOBBY: A beautiful setting for receptions, buffet luncheons, and dinners. Includes WiFi and screens; speakers and special lighting can be installed. Capacity: 120 standing

GALLERY: The perfect location for a cocktail party or seated event. Two 50” monitors are available; PA system and special lighting can be installed. Capacity: Up to 7 tables of 10; 80 standing


Bennack Theater

DCP and HD projection, DOLBY surround sound, wireless mics, separate PA & program sound systems, 4 robotic cameras, lighting control systems, The Switch transmission, WIFI, FIOS & Time Warner Cable. Capacity: 200

Mark Goodson Theater

Ideal for intimate screenings, press conferences, and seminars. HD projection, handheld mics, PA and program sound systems. Capacity: 70

Henry A. Kissinger Conference Room

Offers state-of-the-art technology in a setting ideal for board meetings and conferences with 65" plasma screen, 2 HD projectors, 3 built-in cameras, lighting controls.  Capacity: Board table seats 40 (22 built-in mics); up to 9 tables of 10 seated for dining; theater-style set-up allows 90 seats and a stage


Grant A. Tinker Board Room

A great location for board meetings, small events, or as an off-site meeting location. HD plasma screen, WiFi, lighting control, separate control room, and separate foyer for receptions. Capacity: 34

Edward & Patricia McLaughlin Library

A beautiful and unique space for receptions and dinners. Capacity: 100