United States Institute of Peace

2301 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20037 Get Directions


Experience spectacular views of the National Mall and beyond at the United States Institute of Peace. With floor-to-ceiling windows and an iconic domed roof, the Institute’s Great Hall and Atrium offer an unparalleled setting for your next event. Its five-story headquarters is a unique venue for receptions of up to 700 or seated dinners for 300. Other spaces include a 230-seat auditorium, conference rooms for up to 100, and a roof terrace with panoramic views for receptions and seated dinners.
Great event location for the latest film premiere, event conferences, evening banquets, and receptions.
“Thank you so much for providing the canvas for what was a beautiful celebration of peace and our FIRST April 4th event to remember Dr. King. Looking forward to the next time.” — Dina Curtis, MLK Foundation
HBO, Bank of America, Bloomberg, PricewaterhouseCoopers, MLK Foundation, Department of State, U.A.E., World Wildlife Fund, Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
LEED Gold Certified, 2011 Engineering News-Record’s 2011 Best of the Best (architecture award)
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Space Max. Reception Capacity Max. Seated Capacity Sq. feet Floor Plan
Shultz Great Hall 500 330 3,883
Leland Atrium 200 120 2,790
International Women’s Commons 325 225 3,515
Solomon Roof Terrace 200 125 2,175
Carlucci Auditorium 230 230 1,191
Kathwari Amphitheater 48 48 1,117
West Boardroom 20 20 1,491
Simon Conference Room 125 50 1,155
Swig Conference Room 60 50 721
Hauser Conference Room 60 50 606
Islam and Dreisman Conference Room 8 8 210
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