Did you know The Victoria and Albert Museum is the world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design?
Founded in 1852 and named after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, the V&A museum holds the world’s largest collection of post-classical sculpture, with its holdings of Italian Renaissance items being the largest outside Italy. The Museum’s collection now spans 5,000 years of art, from ancient times to the present day, from the cultures of Europe, North America, Asia and North Africa.
Hosting events at The Victoria and Albert Museum are truly incredible; this venue certainly has the WOW factor. Whether entertaining clients or hosting an award ceremony the V&A has it all! The Museum holds a permanent collection of over 2.3 million objects, so guests will never be short of talking points.
Whether planning an intimate dinner of up to 80 guests or holding an extravagant awards dinner for 400 guests, the Museum has an array of different spaces for every event.
The V&A’s Medieval & Renaissance Galleries
Reception 250 / Dinner 80
Situated next to the Dome, the Medieval & Renaissance comprise of ten galleries including The Paul and Jill Ruddock Gallery; this is most definitely a stunning space for receptions and dinners.
The Dorothy and Michael Hintze Sculpture Galleries
Reception 250 / Dinner 100
Displaying some of the V&A’s finest sculptures and overlooking the beautiful John Madejski Garden, these Galleries provide a stunning setting for receptions and intimate dinners.
Reception 600 / Dinner 400
Classical architecture, soaring ceiling and marble floors sounds like the perfect setting for elegant galas and ceremonies. Complemented by Dale Chihuly’s extraordinary central glass sculpture, this is one of London’s most impressive settings for receptions & dinners.
Reception 400 / Dinner 400
This is the Museum’s most prestigious space and houses some of the most important surviving examples of Renaissance art in the world. This Gallery showcases the seven Raphael cartoons, dating back to 1516, which are complemented by a gilded Spanish altarpiece.