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National Galleries of Scotland

The National Galleries of Scotland comprises three magnificent galleries in the very heart of Edinburgh, each home to the Nation’s world-renowned collection of art and all available to hire for special events

These magnificent galleries house the nation’s world-renowned collection of art with works from Rembrandt to Van Gogh, Picasso to Warhol.

Each gallery building, with its own unique character and an outstanding collection of art, is available to hire for bespoke corporate events such as exclusive cocktail receptions and dinners along with special private views.

Large-scale marquee events can also be held against the stunning backdrop of Edinburgh’s famous skyline in the beautiful parkland grounds of the neoclassical Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.

Daytime conferences, corporate breakfasts, product launches and lectures can be held in the new Hawthornden Lecture Theatre. This state-of-the-art 190 seat lecture theatre is ideally located in the city centre and comes with full AV support.

Entertaining at the National Galleries of Scotland gives companies the opportunity to entertain to the highest standards in Edinburgh’s most prestigious, elegant buildings on a grand or intimate scale – ensuring unforgettable events in truly unique surroundings.

City Centre

0.9 Miles


Hospitality and Events
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
1 Queen St

Venue Details

Maximum capacities

  • Theatre 190
  • Classroom 40
  • Banquet 250
  • Reception 500
  • Boardroom 18

General information

  • Disabled Access Yes
  • Outdoor Grounds Yes
  • WiFi Yes
  • Parking Yes


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