The New York Academy of Medicine


Offering over 20,000 square feet of event space, located in a historic Fifth Avenue building on Museum Mile, facilities include a dedicated conference floor, a 583 fixed seat theatre style auditorium, a wood paneled board room, a magnificent Library Reading Room overlooking Central Park, and several multipurpose function rooms. Conferences, meetings, receptions, retreats, symposiums, workshops and weddings can range from 20 to 500+ persons for your event(s).

The Academy also offers event planning services that includes pre-event consultation, audio-visual services and onsite event management. Our exclusive caterer, Sterling Affair, one of New York’s foremost catering companies, will see to all of your catering needs. We are also pleased to offer reduced rates for non-profit organizations and government entities.

An incredible event starts with a fantastic team and we are here to make yours a memorable one. Let us provide you with the best service team that New York City has to offer.


RoomStanding CapacitySeated CapacitySeated Dinner Capacity
Library Reading Room---
The Hartwell Room---
The Periodicals Room---
Room 20---
Room 440---
Default Space1500583350
Hosack Hall600583583
Conference Center 500583450
The Council Room 558201515
Room 21201212

The New York Academy of Medicine

1216 5th Ave, New York, NY, United States

Notable Features

  • Outdoor Space
  • In-House A/V
  • In-House Furniture
  • Guest Rooms
  • In-House/Preferred Catering Required