Business meetings, conferences and lectures

The galleries' inspirational surroundings and artistic influence offer a refreshing venue alternative to the usual conference space. Inject some creativity into your next business seminar or meeting, and enjoy the very best in hospitality throughout the day.

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

Capacity: Day 120 seated | Evening 200 seated
Venue: Scottish National Gallery
Availability: Evenings

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This stylish conference space is located in the heart of the Scottish National Gallery complex and has comfortable tiered seating. Full AV support onsite and is only five minutes walk from Waverley train station. It can be used for a variety of events, such as conferences, seminars, film screenings or award ceremonies.

Delegate registration and pre- or post-refreshments can take place in the bright and spacious concourse or the Scottish Cafe & Restaurant with its breathtaking views over East Princes Street Gardens. This unique conference venue is a smart professional space in a culturally inspiring setting.

A K Bell meeting room

Capacity: 18 Board Room style seated | 18 Breakfast/Lunch
Venue: Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Availability: All day

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The smart and stylist AK Bell seminar room is a unique space for meetings, small seminars, presentations or away days.  With seating for 18 boardroom style and AV equipment including a state of the art interactive white board system and full technical support. This is an adaptable space right in the heart of Edinburgh.

A unique alternative to the usual meeting space and perfectly located on the ground floor of the beautifully restored and refurbished Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

Modern Two Boardroom

Capacity: 16 board room style seated | 16 breakfast/lunch
Venue: Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern Two)
Availability: All day

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Take your meeting out of the office and host it in the inspirational surroundings of our Surrealist Collection. Up to date facilities for hosting business meetings or presentations in our newly refurbished Boardroom. 

Please get in touch

If you would like to know more about a particular space please get in touch and we'll be happy to assist you in planning your event.

Please give us a more detailed description of your event type and any other information you deem useful.
Please give us a more detailed description of your event type and any other information you deem useful.