Our impressive galleries provide the opportunity to curate your event alongside the latest Whitechapel Gallery exhibition and allow exclusive out of hours access to your guests. As the former central reading room of the Whitechapel Library, Gallery 2 is a particularly impressive space that retains its original Victorian features alongside contemporary touches in the exposed brickwork and polished concrete floor.
Making up some of our largest spaces, Galleries 1, 2 and 8 can accommodate conferences, seated dinners and evening receptions as part of our dry hire option inbetween exhibitions.
Dry hire of our gallery spaces is limited so please do enquire for seasonal availability.
Capacities: Dependent on Current Installation
Availability: Day Hire Mondays Only, 7pm onwards Tuesday to Sunday with the exception of Thursday (due to our public late opening)
Dimensions: 274.72 sq. m / Length 19.5 m Width 13.1 m Height 5.9 m
Costs for Venue Hire: £1,500 half day 9am–1pm or 1.30–5pm / £2,500 full day 9am–5pm / £2,750 evening 7–9pm / £3,500 evening 7–11pm (exc. VAT)
Includes: Venue Hire, Wi-Fi, Tables and Chairs, Projector and Screen, Speakers, Step-Free Access
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