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The Paley Center for Media

Why we
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Our venues beautifully blend form and function, combining rich design with modern amenities while keeping sustainability in mind. They serve as the ideal backdrop to meet your event needs and enhance your guest experience with stunning views, history, artwork and more.

The Paley Center for Media

The Paley Center for Media is a nonprofit devoted to exploring the evolving ways in which we create, consume, and connect through media.

With locations in New York and Los Angeles and the foremost public archive of television and radio programming, the Paley Center produces screenings, forums, and educational programs that engage the general public and the professional community in a conversation about the impact of media on our lives.

The New York location has rental spaces for both corporate and nonprofit members. Options include two theaters, a boardroom, a screening room, a conference room, a lobby/gallery, and a library.

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Frequently Asked

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  • What Kind Of Events Can Be Held At The Paley Center?

    The Paley Center for Media is perfect for all types of events including receptions, buffet luncheons, and dinners, conferences, and lectures.
  • Can I Have My Event At The Paley Catered?

    Of course. The Great Performances catering team can work with you to help you plan the perfect event along with our team of culinary experts.
  • Who Does The Catering For The Paley Center For Media?

    The Paley Center for Media's preferred caterer is Great Performances. Contact us with details of your event so we can discuss how we can make your catered event extra special.
  • Are We Allowed To Bring In An Outside Caterer?

    Great Performances is a preferred caterer for The Paley Center for Media. Contact us so we can help you in planning the perfect event at The Paley Center for Media.
  • How Do I Contact The Paley Center For Media To Run An Event?

    You can contact Great Performances at 212.727.2424 or email us at celebratefood@greatperformances.com for bookings or inquiries at The Paley Center for Media.
  • How Much Does It Cost To Run A Catered Event At The Paley Center For Media?

    Catering costs vary depending on the requirements for your event including the number of people, the type of event (breakfast buffet, cocktail reception, seated dinner, etc.), the style of service and waitstaff needs, and the food that is being served. Our team of expert event planners can help you design the perfect menu for your catered event.
  • What Events Has Great Performances Run At The Paley Center For Media?

    Great Performances works with The Paley Center for Media on all kinds of events including weddings, corporate events, lectures and more.


Fabulous celebrations!

Thanks for a fabulous event! It went great and I appreciate [the Great Performances] staff.
– Vera D.

You’re a star! I was so pleased with everything. The food was fabulous. You kept sending it out. You had the perfect amount of staff. Can’t thank you enough and I look forward – very much – to working with you in the future!

– Victoria W.

The evening was everything we could hope for and more. I loved every minute working with and we will be reaching out when future events pop up.

– Yvonne G.

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25 West 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019

To get started planning your event, contact:

Contact: 212.727.2424

Email: celebratefood@greatperformances.com

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