Event spaces

Kridel Grand Ballroom

Color photo looking through parted blue velvet curtains into a ballroom with chandeliers and flowers hanging from the ceiling. Two doors are beyond the curtains, framing a view of set tables with chairs and a dimly lit stage in the background.

The Kridel Grand Ballroom is an exceptionally dramatic venue featuring soaring ceiling heights and rich architectural details. With a reception capacity of 1000, and banquet seating for 560, this historic ballroom and adjoining lobby has played host to the city’s premiere events for decades. With its full proscenium stage, and built-in sound and projection systems, The Kridel is tailor-made for elegant gala fundraisers, corporate meetings, and unforgettable weddings.

Kridel Grand Ballroom capacity

  • Square Feet: 9,000
  • Reception: 1,000
  • Banquet (rounds of 10): 560
  • Theater: 900
  • Classroom: 400

Fred & Suzanne Fields Ballroom

Color photograph of a dimly lit ballroom with chairs in circles around an illuminated stage for a ceremony in the middle. White Greek columns line both sides of the room.

A dramatic split staircase, neo-classic columns, and a soft pastel palette grace this perennial event favorite. Accommodating over 500 guests for a reception, and roughly 250 for dinner, the Fields is frequently paired with the Kridel Ballroom for wedding ceremony/receptions, silent auctions, and pre-function cocktail gatherings.

Fred & Suzanne Fields Ballroom capacity

  • Square Feet: 5,000
  • Reception: 500
  • Banquet (rounds of 10): 300
  • Theater: 425
  • Classroom: 200
A gallery with several tables positioned around a serving table.

The Miller Gallery is a wonderfully versatile event space located just off the main lobby of the Mark Building. It’s clean, contemporary lines are in sharp contrast to our other spaces, but works beautifully for smaller business lunches, seminars, and intimate receptions for up to 200 guests.

Marion L. Miller Gallery capacity

  • Square Feet: 2,100
  • Reception: 200
  • Banquet (rounds of 10): 120
  • Theater: 175
  • Classroom: 100

Gordon D. Sondland & Katherine J. Durant Trustee Room

A room with a large conference table surround by chairs with a wall of windows behind.

A penthouse view of the adjacent park, and Art Deco details highlight this wonderfully formal conference room. With its plush boardroom-style furnishings, and state of the art audio visual features, our Trustee Room is the ultimate destination for those seeking to make that important first impression at either a business meeting or an intimate meal.

Gordon D. Sondland & Katherine J. Durant Trustee Room capacity

  • Square Feet: 1,000
  • Reception: 80
  • Banquet (rounds of 10): 50
  • Theater: 70
  • Classroom: 40

Whitsell Auditorium

The Whitsell Auditorium is closed during construction of the Rothko Pavilion. Please check out our offerings at Tomorrow Theater.

A movie theater.

The museum’s Whitsell Auditorium is most closely associated with the popular film screenings offered by PAM CUT // Center for an Untold Tomorrow. Through special arrangement (and subject to availability), this beautifully appointed theater seating 376 may be rented for private screenings, seminars, and lectures.

Whitsell Auditorium capacity

  • Theater: 376