The mission of organizations residing in the Bohemian National Hall is the promotion of Czech culture,

business and traditions as well as the building of a cultural and social dialog between the Czech and American public. The Czech Center New York, Consulate General of the Czech Republic, Bohemian Benevolent and Literary Association and Restaurant “Hospoda” are all located in the Bohemian National Hall which functions as a lively multi-functional center open to all people interested in the Czech Republic.


The beautiful Grand Ballroom provides a unique setting and atmosphere for your events.
  • Cultural events
  • Presentations
  • Private events
  • Special events
  • Conferences
  • Business meetings
  • Movie screenings
  • Company celebrations

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Words, Words, Words

March 11, 2015, 6:30pm

Czech Language and Society Mirrored in Presidential Speeches. In his talk, Dr. Václav Cvrček will explain the system and practical use of the national corpus, an extensive database of texts used...
Organized by: Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences in New York, co-sponsored by Bohemian Benevolent & Literary Association.


March 13, 2015 - March 17, 2015,

The Asia Art Fair proudly announces the dates for the Asia Art Fair in March 2015: Preview Opening Reception, Friday, March 13, 2015 Saturday, March 14, 2015 Sunday, March 15, 2015 Monday, March 16,...
Organized by: The Asia Art Fair

Annual Beseda Ball

traditional ball

March 28, 2015,

Join us for an evening of fine food and dancing under the sparkling chandeliers of the historic Grand Ballroom of the Bohemian National Hall. The Beseda Ball is proud of its long tradition. With...
Organized by: Bohemian Benevolent & Literary Association

Spring Musicale


March 29, 2015, 3:00pm

An afternoon of instrumental and vocal Czech chamber music will be presented by the spirited ArtsAhimsa ensemble, returning for its sixth season. Featuring seasoned musicians and young students, the...
Organized by: Dvorak American Heritage Association (DAHA), co-sponsored by Bohemian Benevolent & Literary Association.


dance party

April 17, 2015, 7pm

Dance party hosted by dance instructor Blanka Stichova with music by DJ Raphael. Food buffet and open bar, dance show and lesson. Dress like James Bond or Bond Girl. Blanka Stichova is a dance...
Organized by: The Association of Free Czechoslovak Sportsmen, co-sponsored by Bohemian Benevolent & Literary Association.

Bohemian National Hall, History and Architecture

walking tour

April 18, 2015, 3:00 PM

From its construction in 1896 as a social hall for the Czech and Slovak community to its present-day use as a center for Czech culture and commerce, the Bohemian National Hall, a New York City...
Organized by: Dvorak American Heritage Association (DAHA), co-sponsored by Bohemian Benevolent & Literary Association.