The Sumner M. Redstone Theater

Corporate Events

Museum of the Moving Image is the perfect destination for corporate events, conferences, and team building activities. Our existing AV infrastructure is available to enhance the experience with multiple opportunities for branding and the projection of custom content.

The 267-seat Sumner M. Redstone Theater can be used for general sessions, private screenings, video game tournaments, lectures, and panel discussions. Our intimate 68-seat screening room is available for smaller meetings or breakout sessions. The theaters offer the latest technology and equipment, accommodating film formats from 16mm to 3-D digital projection.

The Museum can offer a wide variety of activities including:

  • Flipbook challenge
  • Scavenger hunt (with customizable questions)
  • Team-building animation festival
  • Trivia game show
  • Epic video game tournament in the Sumner M. Redstone Theater
  • Sing-along screenings
  • Exclusive curator-led behind the scenes gallery tours
  • Live demonstrations of professional crafts
  • Private screenings of feature films

The Digital Learning Suite can be configured as a dining room for up to 250 guests, two discreet classrooms with projection facilities, or an exhibition hall. The serene white interior provides a blank canvas easily transformed by using colorful tablecloths or custom gels on the lighting fixtures. The Seminar Room offers exceptional executive quarters for up to 25 guests and features a fixed conference table and video capability.

Our core exhibition Behind the Screen has multiple interactive stations where guests can make flipbooks, create stop motion animations, dub their voices into classic films, choose sound effects and soundtracks for popular movies, and view artifacts from Star Wars, Black Swan, Blade Runner, Taxi Driver, Sex and the City, The Cosby Show, The Godfather, The Exorcist, Chicago , and many others.

The Museum also features a vintage game arcade with classic games such as Asteroids, Space Invaders, Ms. Pac Man, Frogger and more. Unlimited free play in the arcade is included with a full Museum rental.

In addition to the Sumner M. Redstone Theater and Celeste and Armand Bartos Screening Room, Tut’s Fever is a working movie theater as well as an art installation created by Red Grooms and Lysiane Luong. This 30-seat theater is an homage to the ornate, exotic picture palaces of the 1920’s and is ideal for displaying custom content or vintage short films.

Discounted off-site parking is available.

View all spaces at the Museum available for hire. For more information about renting spaces at the Museum for meetings and retreats, please contact BG Hacker at 718 777 6868 or [email protected].