Venue Hire at the RWA
Sharples and Winterstoke galleries
The first floor landing is a perfect spot for networking drinks
Contact us to discuss your event and venue requirements
A Sound Bath event in the galleries (photo Robert J C Browne)
Treat your guests to an unforgettable event in the heart of Bristol, set in a magnificent Grade II* listed building with world-class exhibitions as a unique backdrop.
Our spectacular galleries are available for event hire throughout the year. Hire of these galleries also includes access to our impressive marble landing, overlooked by a breath-taking dome, and spacious balcony with views across the historic area of Clifton. Whatever your event, the RWA can provide a truly unique setting.
Our spaces are perfect for:
- Networking Receptions
- Celebrations and Parties
- Small Dinners and Lunches
- Filming and Photography Shoots
- Meetings with a creative twist, away days and creative wellbeing sessions
To find out more about holding an event at the RWA, you can read our FAQs here
Please note we unfortunately cannot accommodate dancefloors in the main galleries.
For further information please contact Events@rwa.org.uk or fill out our Venue Hire Enquiry Form here
Support the RWA, Bristol's First Art Gallery
The RWA is one of only five Royal Academies of Art in the UK. It is a registered charity which has been self-supporting for over 160 years. By hiring our spaces for an event you are kindly supporting the RWA to inspire people from all backgrounds with art and creativity and to bring great works to the region, often for the first time.