Galleries for Hire in Manchester

Galleries for Hire in Manchester

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Top Galleries in Manchester

Discover Manchester's top galleries available for hire, perfect for a variety of events. Are you celebrating a special occasion, organising an art exhibition, or hosting a fundraising event? You’re in the right place! We’re listing a range of stunning spaces across the city, from Trafford to Deansgate and the Northern Quarter. So, what are you waiting for? Browse through our listings of event spaces, read the reviews, and make a secure booking – all on our platform. Let your creative vision come to life in Manchester!

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FAQs about Galleries in Manchester

What events can I host at a Manchester gallery for hire?

Galleries offer a dynamic and unique setting for all kinds of events! 

  • Private events. Are you planning a special occasion celebration, like a birthday, engagement, or anniversary party? Perhaps you’re dreaming of a wedding surrounded by stunning pieces of art? Manchester’s galleries can host these special celebrations!
  • Corporate functions. Gallery spaces welcome corporate customers organising conferences, seminars, and meetings. A larger gallery will also be suitable for networking and charity events, galas, and product launches!
  • Cultural & creative events. Art exhibitions are the obvious answer here, but there are plenty of other cultural gatherings you can host at a hired gallery! Think an artsy film screening, niche poetry festival, or beautiful photo shoot.

What are the prices for gallery venue hire in Manchester?

Most galleries in the city charge straight hire fees, meaning you’ll pay a flat rate based on the duration of your event. Session fees typically cover periods between 4 and 8 hours, ranging  from £225 to £3,500. Hourly rates start between £20 and £50 for affordable galleries like Musburys Fine Art at Vernon Mill in Stockport. Keep in mind that hourly venue hire often comes with a minimum booking duration, usually starting at 2 hours. (All data from Tagvenue.)

What are some of the best galleries for events in Manchester?

  • Manchester Art Gallery on Mosley Street. This iconic venue, located right in Manchester’s City Centre, offers unmatched spaces for your special event. From breathtaking Victorian Galleries to a more simplistic Gallery 16, you’ll find rooms for anywhere between 8 and 200 guests. It’s rated 4.6/5 stars.
  • Gallery & Events Space at PINK on Lord Street. If the Stockport area of Greater Manchester works for you, don’t miss out on this simple yet effective space! With natural light flooding in and an open layout, it offers a blank canvas for your event. This an affordable space starts at £50 per hour and boasts a 5/5 star rating.
  • Bar and The Loft at fivefourstudios on Oldfield Road. Are you looking for a multi-level gallery venue? In this Salford location, you can organise an exhibition on the upper level, and mingle with your guests at the speakeasy-style bar underneath! It’s been rated 5/5 stars by our customers.

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