Art Gallery Venue Hire

The Art Gallery is available for private hire Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm.


The Art Gallery is located in central London on Clarges Street, which is off Piccadilly. The nearest tube station is Green Park. The Art Gallery is situated on the ground floor of the building, providing step-free access to the facilities.

Room sizes and capacities

The Art Gallery consists of two rooms, the permanent exhibition room and the temporary exhibition room. These rooms are adjoining. The measurements of the rooms are as follows:

  • Permanent exhibition room:  approx 23 sq metres
  • Temporary exhibition room: approx 56 sq metres
  • The ceiling height in both rooms is approximately 2.3 metres.

The capacities for the Art Gallery are as follows:

  • 60 people standing
  • 10 seated at the boardroom table in the permanent exhibition room
  • 20 seated at a boardroom-style table in the temporary exhibition room
  • 30 seated lecture-style in the temporary exhibition room.


The following facilities are available within the Art Gallery

  • Cloakroom & bathroom facilities (a disabled toilet is available within our Library which is also situated on the ground floor)
  • Projector and screen located in the temporary exhibition room for presentations
  • Internet access and WIFI
  • Conference calling


A variety of catering options are available including hot and cold beverages, canapés, buffets and sit down dining. For further information on the options available and cost please contact the Club Manager on 020 7518 1052.

Hire Charges

All day hire:

  • £650
  • Reduced rate for canine organisations and charities: £225

Please note catering costs are charged separately.

Use of the Art Gallery

When attending a function in the Art Gallery we kindly ask guests to observe the following due to the works of art on display:

  • Please do not touch any artefacts on display. Should you need an item moved please contact a member of the Library & Collections staff.
  • Should you need the lighting adjusted please ask a member of staff
  • Please take care when consuming food and drink within the Art Gallery. Red wine is only available for sit down lunches.
  • Dogs are permitted in the Art Gallery space by prior arrangement with the Library & Collections team.
  • The temperature in the Art Gallery is maintained at 19°c due to the nature of the artefacts on display.

For further information or to make a booking please contact the Art Gallery or call 020 7518 1064.


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