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Dinner in the Petrie Court

Social Entertaining

The Met offers individual donors after-hours access to the galleries for private celebrations. From birthdays to anniversaries, a special event at the Museum is one to be remembered.

Please see our Social Entertaining Brochure for a list of available galleries, pricing, and approved vendors. 

For more information on planning your next special event, please submit an Inquiry Form or contact the Office of Special Events at or 212-570-3773.


Great Hall and Balcony

Reception: 750 guests 
Including Balcony: 1,000 guests 


The Temple of Dendur

Reception: 800 guests 
Reception & Dinner: 
250 guests  
550 guests  


The Charles Engelhard Court in the American Wing

Reception: 400 guests 
Dinner: 220 guests 


Carroll and Milton Petrie European Sculpture Court

Reception: 400 guests 
Dinner: 200 guests