As a VENUEHost your event…

The Contemporary Jewish Museum‘s iconic building offers a variety of unique event spaces and is an elegant location for an unforgettable San Francisco experience. The CJM‘s dynamic facility, designed by renowned architect Daniel Libeskind, offers beautiful spaces for special events, including: * wedding receptions * Bar/Bat Mitzvahs * celebrations * corporate cocktail parties & dinners * lectures * film screenings, and * performances. Five distinctive rental spaces are offered:

  • Blue Cube: Our newest venue option is a 2,000 sq ft. mixed use space on the ground floor within the stunning confines of an architectural marvel, Libeskind’s Blue Cube. Ideal for lounging, mixers, luncheons or elegant cocktail receptions with exclusive, accessible exterior access off Yerba Buena Lane, steps away from Market Street, Moscone Convention Center, YBCA, MoMA or over a dozen restaurants and nearby shops. It can be reserved during Museum hours, or combined with Lobby or full buyout packages.
    • Capacity: Floor Seating – 60 guests; Reception – 80 guests
  • Koret Taube Grand Lobby: The 5,200-square-foot Koret Taube Grand Lobby is the perfect setting for an elegant cocktail reception, or a corporate breakfast or lunch. Guests will encounter the look and feel of an early twentieth-century industrial building with brick walls and towering skylights combined with Libeskind’s bold, contemporary extension.
      • Capacity: Seated Dinner – 300 guests; Standing Reception – 350 guests
  • Stephen & Maribelle Leavitt Yud Gallery: The 2,500-square-foot Yud Gallery has a dramatic, jewel-shaped 60-foot ceiling and 36 skylights, which cast distinct patterns of light creating a truly unique ambiance. Primarily used for sound installations and performances, this space is a beautiful setting for cocktail receptions, seated dinners, performances, and product launches.
    • Capacity: Reception – 168 guests; Seated – 100 guests
  • Richard & Rhoda Goldman Hall: The 3,500-square-foot Richard and Rhoda Goldman Hall is the most versatile space in The Museum. The room can be used as a theater, via a retractable seating system, or an open, unstructured space, ideal for filming, lectures, and performances. It is also well-suited for corporate meetings, award ceremonies, conferences, seated dinner events, or cocktail receptions.
    • Capacity: Reception – 233 guests; Banquet – 180 guests; Theater Seating – 233 guests; Floor Seating – 200 guests
  • Sala Webb Education Center: The 2,700 square-foot Education Center includes two classrooms, the Ronald and Anita Wornick Boardroom, and an open lobby area. These spaces can be used for artistic or educational events, receptions, conferences, or private meetings.
    • Capacity: Floor Seating – 130 guests; Reception – 150 guests

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As a SHOPDiscover unique gifts…

Support the Contemporary Jewish Museum with your purchase from the Museum Shop. Merchandise is catalogued within these collections: * Exhibition Catalogs * Books * Children’s Books & Toys * Gifts & Celebrations * Passover * Mezuzahs * High Holidays, and * Hanukkah.

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As an EATERYFood for thought…

Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen is dedicated to building community through traditional Jewish comfort food. Wise Sons pairs classic Jewish recipes with the best Californian ingredients to make delicious deli fare that would make their bubbies proud.

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Membership at The Contemporary Jewish Museum (The CJM) grants you access to an exciting array of contemporary art, music, film, and educational programming. Join a diverse community of individuals who share your passion for contemporary art and new views on Jewish culture! CJM Members also enjoy unlimited free admission to exhibitions, exclusive Members Opening Celebrations, discounts on shopping, and more. Join at the Supporter and Sponsor levels, and you’ll receive reciprocal memberships—free admission and other discounts at participating museums nationwide. These Membership levels are offered: * INDIVIDUAL * HOUSEHOLD * FAMILY * TEACHER (Special Membership) * STUDENT (Special Membership) * SENIOR (Special Membership) * DUAL SENIOR (Special Membership) * CONTEMPORARIES * SUPPORTER * SPONSOR * PATRON * FRIENDS OF THE MUSEUM * CHAI SOCIETY * DOUBLE CHAI SOCIETY * TRIBLE CHAI SOCIETY * CURATOR’S COUNCIL * LEADER’S COUNCIL * BENEFACTOR’S COUNCIL * DIRECTOR’S COUNCIL, and * PRESIDENT’S COUNCIL. Gift memberships at all levels are available.

  • TRAVEL WITH THE CJM: The CJM offers unique opportunities to explore art and culture in exciting destinations across the country. Join us for art-filled adventures to world-renowned arts institutions, private collections, artist studios, and more where you’ll learn about art and Jewish culture from local curators, scholars, and expert guides. Travel with The CJM is a benefit for Members at the $1,000 Friends of the Museum level and above. Priority sign-up is reserved for members at the Triple Chai Society level and above.


  • The CJM Relief Fund: The financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic on The CJM has been significant, and will result in far-reaching effects for The Museum in the immediate future. We are taking a hard look at what we can do to mitigate this impact and assessing the myriad ways we can adjust to maintain operations and, most importantly, our staff through this difficult time. Our greatest asset has always been you, our community—and we need you now more than ever. Thank you for your support at this critical moment. Please consider supporting The CJM with a 100% tax-deductible gift today.
  • Commemorative Gifts: Contributions to the annual fund are also a wonderful way to commemorate a birthday, anniversary, special occasion, or memorial. We will acknowledge your gift by sending a note informing the friend or family member you indicate. All gift amounts are confidential unless otherwise requested.
  • The CJM Legacy Society: The Legacy Society recognizes and honors the vision and generosity of individuals who safeguard the future of The Contemporary Jewish Museum by including The Museum in their estate plans. Join us and enjoy a variety of opportunities and benefits as you make a future commitment to The CJM. Including a gift to The CJM in your estate plans is a powerful way to make a transformative gift for art and education for generations to come. There are several types of gifts you can make. Choose one that works for you
    • Bequests: Give to The CJM through your living will or living trust.
    • Life Income Gifts: Make a gift to The CJM and provide income for yourself and your loved ones through charitable gift annuities or charitable remainder trusts.
    • Retirement Plans & Life Insurance: Include The CJM as a beneficiary.

TAC Squad: Teen Art Connect (TAC) Squad aims to create meaningful opportunities for teens of all backgrounds to get involved at The CJM. TAC Squad members provide valuable feedback to current and upcoming teen programs at The Museum. They also gain valuable work experience while learning about art and culture alongside peers and mentors.

Community Docent: Love learning, art, conversation, and people? Join a team of volunteer Community Docents and facilitate interactive public tours of CJM architecture and exhibitions. Must be willing to learn and be excited about engaging with the public.

Internships: The Teen Art Connect (TAC) internship is a year-long paid internship at The Contemporary Jewish Museum (The CJM) for high school students from diverse backgrounds who are interested in working in a world-class arts environment to create meaningful experiences for the public, while developing professional skills. TAC interns plan our annual Teen Takeover event; lead architecture and exhibition tours; promote, assist, and participate in workshops led by contemporary artists; present and host Battle of the Bands; support CJM educators and staff in Family, Access, and Public Programs; and receive one-on-one mentorship from Museum professionals.

Volunteer: The CJM’s passionate and talented volunteers provide vital support by assisting with special events, educational programs, front-of-house operations, and administrative tasks in The Museum offices, or as Community Docents. Volunteer today to build connections with people of all backgrounds through shared experiences with arts and culture, and to play a key role fostering a sense of community and bringing CJM exhibitions and programs to life! People of all ages and backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Volunteer Benefits:

  • Complimentary guest passes to exciting Museum events and programs with artists, scholars, and curators
  • Invitations to Volunteer appreciation events
  • Enhanced professional skills and a working knowledge of the museum world
  • A network of new friends who share your interest in the arts and Jewish culture
  • A first-hand look at behind-the-scenes operations of The CJM

Support the Contemporary Jewish Museum …by simply joining, giving, and volunteering here:

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