About this room

Gallery 2 is a unique space providing the ideal setting to host dinners and receptions alongside the latest Whitechapel Gallery commission by a leading artist.

Previously the central reading room of the former Whitechapel Library, original Victorian brickwork and the polished concrete floor are the perfect canvas for you to create your event.


Capacity

Standing

Standing

up to 250

Dining

Dining

up to 150

Theatre

Theatre

up to 200

Cabaret

Cabaret

up to 150


Starting prices

Hire Fee

from £2500 Per day

9:00 - 17:00

M T W T F S S

from £1500 Per morning

9:00 - 13:00

M T W T F S S

from £1500 Per afternoon

13:00 - 17:00

M T W T F S S

from £2750 Per evening

19:00 - 21:00

M T W T F S S

from £3500 Per day

19:00 - 23:00

M T W T F S S

*All guide prices are inclusive of VAT

Note on pricing

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Catering

In-house catering

Allows external catering

Approved caterers only

BYO alcohol allowed

Can provide alcohol

Kitchen facilities available

Can provide halal

Can provide kosher

Complimentary water

Extensive vegan menu

Extensive gluten-free menu

Complimentary tea and coffee

Buyout fee for external catering


Licences

Alcohol licence until 23:00

Extension available

Temporary event notices (TENs) available


Room features

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi

Projector Projector

Disabled access Disabled access

Flatscreen TV

Whiteboard

Flipchart

Audiovisual (AV) equipment

Conference call facilities

Air conditioning

Natural light

Storage space

Accommodation available

Parking available

Brick walls

Art installation (date dependent)


Venue welcomes

Ticketed events

Loud music/events

Own music equipment /DJ

VIP events

Enhanced security events


Rules of the space

Cannot hire spaces for exhibitions or public events


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

Housing 3,600 square metres of beautiful and versatile spaces including light and airy studios and large brick-exposed Galleries as well as a purpose-built auditorium the Whitechapel Gallery is ideal for inspiring and creative events of all kinds.

The experienced and dedicated venue hire team work diligently to deliver your event – whatever your budget the team have the imagination to help you create something truly inspiring.


Other rooms and event packages at this venue

from £600
hire fee / morning

Creative Studio

up to 60 guests

from £400
hire fee / morning

Study Studio

up to 60 guests

from £500
hire fee / morning

Gallery 3

up to 100 guests

from £1500
hire fee / evening

Foyer

up to 250 guests

from £800
hire fee / morning

Zilkha Auditorium

up to 110 guests