The recently launched National Portrait Gallery offers a picture perfect setting for your get-together. Stage dramatic evening soirees in the Great Hall and Mural Balcony or host a relaxed luncheon with seminar facilities. The gothic architecture and astrological ceilings guarantee that your event will be extraordinary. Let the art do the talking while you wine and dine alongside famous Scottish royals, rebels, villains and film stars.
The Scottish National Gallery is available for dinners, receptions and exclusive private hire. Canapés and champagne can be enjoyed in the company of an expert curator or you can enjoy 3 course dinners in the presence of the world’s most outstanding works of art from Rembrandt to Vermeer. The Royal Scottish Academy Building is the National Galleries’ world-class neighbour and hosts a changing programme of blockbuster exhibitions. They can cater product launches, galas and fundraising events for up to 300 guests and also have smaller suites for corporate dinners.
If you’re looking for a bit of fresh air and the chance to appreciate modern sculpture and landscaping then the Gallery of Modern Art located 10 minutes from the city centre is for you. The beautiful terrace garden holds up to 80 people and is perfect for summer family barbeques or retirement parties. Check out our recently updated website to see which of our venues best suits you.
The National Galleries of Scotland have played host to a variety of prestigious and high quality events and they are also available to hire for private and personal functions. Set against the luxurious backdrop of art and heritage, the 3 galleries provide a bespoke events service, allowing you to create the perfect ambiance for your guests.
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