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Private Events / Event Space Information

Private event and meeting space in Durham guaranteed to impress

21c Museum Hotel Durham brings over 10,500 square feet of art-filled exhibition and event space to the heart of downtown Durham. 21c Durham features a wide range of spaces – many with cutting edge audiovisual technology and large light-filled windows – making it the perfect venue for board retreats, executive meetings, cocktail gatherings, reception dinners, charitable events, intimate weddings or any other special occasion.

Book an Event in Durham or call 919.956.6712 for more information.

Special Offer – Corporate Meetings and Events

For a limited time only, enjoy special promotional perks when you book your next corporate meeting or retreat at 21c Durham. Our meeting spaces are sure to spark creativity and conversation amongst your team.

  • Spend $10k+ and choose between complimentary beverage station upgrade or “Rejuvenate” daytime break
  • Spend $15k+ and receive complimentary AV rental
  • Spend $20k+ and receive waived room rental

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Terms and Conditions: Offer available only at 21c Durham. Book by July 30, 2024 for events hosted before December 30, 2024. Offer does not apply to New Year’s Eve. Available for new bookings only.

Special Offer – Weddings and Related Events

Let us lead the way to wedded bliss, and make the journey even sweeter with these special offers. Whether you are looking to host a lavish ceremony and reception or an intimate, romantic rehearsal dinner, our dedicated event team ensures perfection for all your nuptial celebrations.

  • Spend $10K+ and receive Chef’s Tasting for Two complete with wine pairings
  • Spend $15K+ and enjoy a complimentary additional passed canapé
  • Spend $20K+ and receive a complementary suite stay to celebrate your 1-year anniversary

Book your event now

Terms and Conditions: Offer available only at 21c Durham. Book by July 30, 2024 for events hosted before December 30, 2024. Offer does not apply to New Year’s Eve. Available for new bookings only.



Need an inspiring venue for your next meeting? 21c Durham’s conference room includes state-of-the-art audiovisual capabilities for up to 14, while our gallery spaces offer the perfect venue for larger groups. Talk to our professional event team to learn more.


Make your dream wedding a work of art at 21c! The Main Gallery, our beautiful and historic ballroom space, is perfect for ceremonies and receptions and can be transformed while your guests enjoy cocktail hour among our second-floor contemporary art galleries. Nods to the building’s rich history can be experienced through warm wood paneling and the original terrazzo flooring, complemented expertly by our grand, modern chandeliers. Groups of up to 180 seated guests can be accommodated within the Main Gallery space, or alternatively, 130 comfortably with a large dance floor.

Celebrations & Corporate Events

21c Durham is the perfect event venue for celebrations of all sorts, from unions and reunions, milestones and anniversaries, to product launches and corporate kickoffs. Our dedicated event staff will help you treat your crew to an unforgettable occasion.

Durham Private Event Amenities

Check out our 21c Durham Sales Kit to get up to speed on all the most crucial information, from capacity charts and floor plans to special amenities and extra offerings.


Space is available for private parties of 10 – 250 people.


Catering is provided by Counting House’s culinary team. Menus by executive chef Stephanie Klos celebrates North Carolina’s rich heritage of fresh seafood.

Wedding Packages

As a new chapter of your life unfolds, 21c offers a unique venue in which to gather the ones you love. We offer comprehensive, artful wedding packages that ensure you and your guests enjoy a seamless celebration.

Go green

As you begin planning your next meeting or event, 21c encourages you to think green. Environmentally responsible meetings and events are not only good for the earth, they can be great for your budget. From conference call services to recycling handouts to locally-sourced lunches, 21c and Counting House are happy to get creative in reducing the environmental impact of your meeting or event. Let your event planner know if you’d like guidance in planning an eco-conscious meeting or event.

Business services

  • Full service 24-hour business center
  • State-of-the-art audiovisual equipment
  • Hard-wired and wireless high-speed internet access, complimentary
  • Professional catering and meeting services
  • Mail and package services

Book your event now