The annual Pauline and Joseph Degenfelder Lecture brings nationally and internationally recognized experts in the field of art history and archeolo
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The Private Dining room is a modern, intimate space located just off the Ames Family Atrium. It features a floor-to-ceiling window wall that allows natural light in the room and highlights the museum's outdoor landscape. The space is ideal for corporate meeting, intimate dinners, receptions, and other social gatherings.
The Banquet Room is a unique, modern space located just off the atrium and adjacent to Provenance Restaurant and Provenance Café. The room has been designed to accommodate both intimate events or larger gatherings, and its space can be expanded into the restaurant or café should your needs require. The space is ideal for private dinners, cocktail receptions, intimate wedding receptions, and other social gatherings and engagements, and accommodates up to 150 guests.
Provenance Restaurant is an intimate fine dining restaurant located just off the atrium. The restaurant includes a modern lounge area featuring a built-in-bar and lounge furniture groupings, offering a comfortable and inviting space for your guests to socialize. The space is designed to host both intimate gatherings or can accommodate larger events by expanding into the adjacent Banquet Room. The wall of windows boasts beautiful panoramic views of the museum's exterior landscaping, and invites natural light inside.
Explore objects inspired by the food we eat. Investigate your kitchen, draw an imaginary feast, and design a snack for you and your family. What is your favorite food?
The Ames Family Atrium is the majestic centerpiece to the museum's recently completed eight-year expansion and renovation project. Designed by Rafael Viñoly, the soaring, three story high ceiling accentuates the grandeur of the glass-enclosed space, centrally located in the heart of the world-renowned galleries of the museum. The atrium is a blank slate suitable for a diverse suite of gatherings.
Critic J. Hoberman has called Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien “arguably the greatest narrative filmmaker of the past several decades.” Hou’s exquisite work encompasses nostalgic autobiographical sagas of growing up, penetrating examinations of traumatic historical events, and formalist reveries on contemporary life. These six films (all 35mm) are part of an international touring retrospective organized by Richard I. Suchenski (who appears in person on May 24), in collaboration with the Taipei Cultural Center, the Taiwan Film Institute, and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of China (Taiwan).