Facility Rental



Located in the heart of Tribeca, the Academy hosts over 100 Artist Studios, Classrooms, a Cast Drawing Room, and Wilkinson Hall — a unique 3,240 square-foot event space featuring original decorative Corinthian columns, hardwood floors, dramatic 20-foot ceilings, adjustable gallery lighting, and a built-in sound system. Wilkinson Hall can be used for corporate and non-profit entertaining including lectures, art auctions, client receptions, fundraising dinners, and product launches.

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Lawrence and Josephine C. Wilkinson Hall**

  • 325 Guest Reception
  • 250 Seated, Dinner
  • 300 Seated, Theater-style
  • 3,240 sq ft (Event-space 45 x 72 foot)
  • 20-ft high ceiling
  • 1,402-ft (Available Wall Space)

Cast Drawing Room

  • 75 Reception Capacity
  • 40 Seated, Dinner
  • 20 foot high ceiling

Schaffer Drawing Room

  • 40 Reception Capacity
  • 20 Seated, Dinner
  • 20 foot high ceiling

**Seasonally, Wilkinson Hall is used as a gallery featuring work by Academy Artists (faculty, students, and alumni) and other internationally known artists.

To inquire about hosting an event at the Academy, contact the Events Office: (212) 842-5123 or events@nyaa.edu.