Manchester Art Gallery
- From £40 per person
- 300 people
- Manchester Oxford Road
- 294m² (3165ft²)
Spaces in Manchester Art Gallery
Following a memorable civil partnership or wedding ceremony in the critically acclaimed Lowry/Vallete gallery, guests can enjoy a champagne drinks reception in the romantic Pre-Raphaelite galleries before adjourning to the contemporary Atrium for a stylish dinner. Remain in the Atrium or host your evening reception and dance floor in the Georgian panelled restaurant with up to 200 wedding guests. The Gallery's professional events team are on-hand to ensure the successful, hassle-free organisation and execution of your special day.
The exceptionally grand Victorian Hall at Manchester Art Gallery is perfect for a memorable reception for up to 100, or for a private dining experience for 40 seated guests. The Hall features spectacular Neo-Classical architecture, fantastic art and can also be hired for filming and photography shoots. If desired, guided tours of the Gallery's exhibitions can be added to enhance the evening.
Charles Rutherston & Mary Greg
The two mirror image Meeting Rooms (Rutherston and Greg) are suitable for boardroom meetings, conferences or training sessions for up to 18 delegates. It is an accessible room and it features AV equipment and free wi-fi . Refreshments can be served throughout the day in the room or in the adjacent cafe.
Contemporary meeting room, available for daytime corporate events including assessment centres, away days, conferences, interviews, meetings, and training workshops. The room features AV equipment, natural daylight, blackout facility, free wi-fi and an adaptable room layout. Energising refreshments can be served in the Lecture Room or in the Atrium breakout area.
The lavish Pre-Raphaelite Gallery is a versatile and unparalleled event space in Manchester. An array of highly detailed, gloriously colourful paintings, designs and crafts are displayed within the gallery. It is available to hire for an opulent birthday party, charity ball, exhibition, presentation, engagement party, anniversary, or special social occassion for up to 300. Guests can enjoy a guided tour of the vast collections and diverse temporary exhibitions.
Gallery Cafe and Drawing Room
Bespoke menus can be created for delicious buffets, canapé platters and formal sit down meals in the comfortable surrounds of the gallery restaurant. Featuring huge windows, panelled walls and period features enhanced by historical colours from our supporters Farrow & Ball, the space is flexible and relaxed.
Gallery 16 is truly an unforgettable space and it is available for a civil partnership or wedding ceremony for up to 120. Exchange your vows surrounded by atmospheric Mancunian paintings by Lowry and Valette. The Gallery's extremely helpful wedding coordinators offer comprehensive support with wedding packages including venue decor, floristry, entertainment and more.
The Horsfall offers a space to meet and work with natural light and plenty of character. The space can be booked as a stand alone meeting room for a board meeting, project work or collaborative sessions. The space includes a 55 inch screen with HDMI connection, flip chart and pens, complimentary WIFI. Teas and coffees can be ordered into the space and lunch can be booked in our cafe.
About Manchester Art Gallery
One of Manchester's pre-eminent venues, the award-winning Manchester Art Gallery is a visually stunning and highly adaptable location. It is able to successfully host a range of events from corporate entertaining, meetings, training courses, receptions, to charity balls, gala dinners, birthday parties, wedding ceremonies and receptions within its purpose built meeting rooms or internationally significant galleries.
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