Evening receptions at The Courtauld allow you to immerse your guests in an inspirational setting surrounded by art curated with the utmost academic rigour.

Whether you are planning a large celebratory reception, or an intimate soirée, The Courtauld has various unique and spectacular spaces to host up to 300 guests, across either one floor or the entire gallery.

Evening reception hire is available between 18:45 – 21:00 and our dedicated list of suppliers will be delighted to work with you to build an events package that works for you. A full list of our carefully selected preferred suppliers can be found in our venue hire brochure.

Browse our function rooms below and contact our dedicated planning team for further information and availability.

Second Floor

Formerly home to three of the most prominent artistic, scientific and historical societies  – the Royal Academy, Royal Society and Society of Antiquaries – the Blavatnik Fine Rooms are sumptuously decorated with stunning ceilings, beautiful fireplaces and ornate door handles.

A suite of six galleries spanning the entire Second Floor of the building and featuring works by Ruebens and Botticelli,  we can host up to 300 guests for a standing reception.

Prices –  from £10,000 + VAT

Capacity – 300 standing

Third Floor

The LVMH Great Room is London’s oldest purpose-built exhibition space and was the former home of the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition. This space showcases masterpieces from The Courtauld’s world-renowned collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, including Manet’s A Bar at the Folies-Bergère (1882) and Van Gogh’s Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear (1889).

The third floor is home to our special exhibition space, providing the perfect setting for a reception with a private view of a major exhibition. Guests also have access to the Katja and Nicolai Tangen 20th Century Gallery and the Weston Gallery.

Prices –  from £10,000 + VAT

Capacity – 200 standing