From its opening in 1983, the HUC-JIR Museum has served as the premier location for Jewish contemporary art in New York City. Fittingly, the Museum finds its home in the Petrie Great Hall, or lobby, and Backman Gallery of the New York campus, amidst a neighborhood that is rich in art, history, and culture. Equally striking are the three-story ceilings and glass windows at the front of the lobby, which offer an abundance of natural light, in addition to the warm lighting that fills the rest of the lobby. The lobby/Museum functions wonderfully as a reception area to an event that takes place in the chapel.
(Please note that artwork in the Museum is subject to change.)
Seating Capacity: 100 Persons