More in Venue Hire
  • Whitechapel Gallery, Gallery 3. Photography by Faruk Pinjo, 2019.

Hire our spaces

Neighbouring the City and Shoreditch, right next to Aldgate East tube station, the Whitechapel Gallery is an ideal venue for private and corporate events.

The Gallery houses 3,600 square metres of beautiful, versatile spaces – from airy studios and brick-exposed Galleries to a purpose-built auditorium. Whatever your budget, the experienced and imaginative Whitechapel Gallery Venue Hire team work diligently to deliver your event.

The Whitechapel Gallery is a registered charity and all venue hire income directly supports our Education and Community programmes.

Seasonal Offers

Host your event at Whitechapel Gallery this autumn

With the new academic year well underway we are preparing for a busy autumn of hybrid conferences and live streamed events in our unique, purpose-built Zilkha Auditorium. If you are looking to host a research conference or gather colleagues for an offsite lecture, Whitechapel Gallery houses a host of beautiful, versatile spaces and our striking 96 seater auditorium with its colourful seating design is sure to help your event stand out.

Not for profit academic institutions are entitled to a -10% discount on room hire rates all year round, and for October 2022 through to January 2023 we are pleased to offer an increased discount of -15% when the Auditorium is hired alongside our Gallery 3 breakout space*. Full day hire of The Zilkha Auditorium starts from £1,400 (exc. VAT) and AV technician support for a hybrid or live stream format starts from £250 (exc. VAT).

Get in touch via email to check availability or call us on 020 7539 3325 to discuss your event requirements.

* Academic 2022 Venue Hire Offer T&C’s apply, please get in touch to find out more!

‘Tis the season to enjoy an inspiring festive evening of art at the Whitechapel Gallery!

Gather your guests in our rooftop Clore Creative Studio for a seated banquet-style dinner or a standing drinks and canapés reception and enjoy spectacular views of the city skyline after dark this festive season.

Don’t forget, you can couple your event with an expert-led tour of our current exhibitions from just £150*. This autumn, guests can take inspiration in the intersection between dance and moving image in our headline Moving Bodies, Moving Images exhibition or immerse themselves in the newly commissioned work of Korean-Canadian artist Zadie Xa and her transient dreamscape in Gallery 2.

Enquire now to secure your event with us this festive season.

*Excluding VAT


T: +44 (0)20 7522 7877



Venue Hire Brochure