Venue hire at the National Gallery

Where better to entertain your guests than in iconic Trafalgar Square, among one of the greatest collections of Western European paintings in the world?

The National Gallery has a variety of event spaces ranging from picture galleries to modern conference facilities in the Sainsbury Wing.

The Gallery can be transformed to accommodate a range of events from a grand dinner to an intimate supper party; a stylish canapé reception to a key annual conference.

Read our conference brochure to find out more about our conference facilities, or visit entertaining at the National Gallery to see our range of spaces and accredited suppliers. 

Every event is bespoke and tailored to your needs and the Events Team is dedicated to guiding you every step of the way to ensure that your event is a complete success.

Venue hire spaces

For enquiries regarding venue hire or for further information, please contact the Events Team: 

Tel 020 7747 5931

Additional options for your event

Art experts can be booked to provide tours of the collection for an additional £150 per hour (plus VAT). Each tour can accommodate up to 30 guests, and multiple groups can tour the collection at the same time.

Items hand-picked by our retail team and sourced from our wide range of products can also be arranged as part of a gift or goodie bag, to enhance your guests’ experience.

You may also find additional inspiration for your event on our Pinterest page.

Corporate membership spaces

For enquiries regarding hire of the Gallery’s exclusive corporate member venue spaces, please contact the Corporate Development Team:

Tel 020 7747 5802

Corporate members enjoy complimentary and discounted hire of the National Gallery’s event spaces, along with a range of other exclusive benefits including access to the Gallery’s premium event spaces. For further information visit corporate membership.