NYC Venue Rental
An oasis of Japanese design, elegance and tranquility in midtown Manhattan, Japan Society offers fully equipped facilities ideal for conferences, receptions, film screenings, workshops, and other special events. Our unique rental spaces feature a 260-seat auditorium, a spacious reception room and foyer with views of a sculpture garden and waterfall, and an intimate meeting room and atrium situated on the Society’s second floor.
Japan Society’s spaces can be used for corporate and non-profit events and functions. Rates vary depending on the event duration, spaces used, and staffing requirements. Fundraisers are not permitted. Please note that Japan Society can only rent space to Corporate Members, non-profits, and other corporations and organizations. Our facilities are not available for individuals or private socialDownload the space rental brochure (PDF)
The Murase Room is a versatile venue appropriate for both corporate events and more social occasions. The room’s floor-to-ceiling sliding glass windows open onto Japan Society’s serene waterfall, pond and sculpture garden…Find out more
The elegant main foyer, with a pool and waterfall as centerpiece, is ideal for welcoming guests and holding receptions. The walls and floor are lined with black slate quarried in Buckingham, Virginia, and grilles with coffers…Find out more
Lila Acheson Wallace Auditorium
The 260-seat Lila Acheson Wallace Auditorium is available for lectures, f ilms, and music and dance performances. The space is also suitable for private screenings, media announcements and presentations. The auditorium is…Find out more
A convertible space on Japan Society’s second level with two rooms in one. The minimal, secluded meeting room can be connected to or separated from a s pacious atrium suitable for receptions or meetings, featuring an artful…Find out more
An oasis of Japanese design, elegance and tranquility, Japan Society offers corporations and nonprofit organizations the opportunity to take advantage of its magnificent building. Japan Society is located at 333 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017, at 47th Street and First Avenue.Get Directions
Venue Rental Inquiries
To learn more, arrange a facilities tour, or request a date for an event, please contact us and a member of our team will be in touch within two business days.