Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

exterior shot of a red sandstone museum which is grand and has pillars at the front. the museum is surrounded by green trees and grass

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About Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum offers clients one of the city’s most spectacular settings for a range of different events. The Centre Hall is perfect for larger events; with its exquisite, vaulted ceiling and ornate chandeliers, guests can enjoy a magnificent combination of culture and fine cuisine. 

East Court is also a stunning option for private dining.

The Kelvingrove Café within the basement level offers a great location for smaller events within the museum, such as private dinners, ceremonies and drinks receptions.

Details of Venue Hire

Wondering if Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is ideal for your event? Check out this information to find out. If you've got an idea you'd like to discuss, please get in touch.

The venue is available for banquets, standing receptions, award ceremonies, weddings, fashion shows, filming and concerts.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is available for hire out with the museum's opening hours. The museum is open:

  • Monday - Thursday and Saturday 10am-5pm
  • Friday and Sunday 11am-5pm

Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery is available for hire for a minimum of 20 people and a maximum of 600 people

A full range of quality catering services can be provided by Encore Hospitality Services who have a full, permanent event catering base within Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

The venue can supply standard AV equipment, technical, security support and advise on most other event-related services for your event at very competitive rates. Otherwise, you can bring equipment from one of our approved suppliers.


Room Name Room Area (m2) Theatre Banquet Reception
Centre Hall 662 550 450 700
East Court   N/A 30 N/A
KG Cafe 320 N/A 80 150

Centre Hall

Centre Hall at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Stunning Centre Hall
An impressive venue for large scale banquets and corporate gatherings
The Centre Hall can seat up to 500 dining guests

East Court

Stunning area of the museum available for hire
Maximum 30 guests for private dining


Beautiful wedding venue
Unforgettable setting for the big day

Tour Group Packages

Create an unforgettable experience for your group in the spectacular setting of one of Glasgow's best-loved buildings.



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