Victoria Art Gallery

This lovely Grade II listed building is an inspiring venue for a drinks reception or wedding ceremony.

Centrally located near Bath Abbey and the Guildhall, this building was named to celebrate Queen Victoria's sixty years on the throne. It houses a fine collection of paintings, sculpture, glasswear and decorative arts, including works by Gainsborough, Sickert, Nash and Klee.The building consists of the grand Upper Gallery and a more contemporary Lower Gallery, with an inviting marble entrance hall and grand staircase.  

For a special occasion, Victoria Art Gallery can be hired out of hours. The ground floor and first floor galleries can be booked for exclusive events, making an inspiring and unusual venue for wedding ceremonies, drinks receptions and private views. The first floor gallery, with its stunning decoration and natural light, makes a lovely choice for a ceremony, accommodating up to 100 guests. The ground floor gallery, with its changing exhibition programme can accommodate up to 150 guests . This is ideally suited to drinks prior to a wedding reception at the Guildhall or Pump Room, or a birthday or anniversary celebration for art lovers. 

The venue is available for private hire from 6pm seven days a week.

Image: Wedding Reception in the Upper Gallery
Image: Rotunda Ceiling at the Victoria Art Gallery
Image: Drinks reception during Greyson Perry exhibition

 'Our wedding in the Upper Gallery of the Victoria Art Gallery was absolutely wonderful and very unusual!  The venue is beautiful, full of lovely artworks, the staff so friendly and helpful and our guests were amazed that we could marry in an art gallery.  We enjoyed our wedding and party so much, we already want to hold another party at this fabulous venue' . Sue Lucy, Bath, 2017

Victoria Art Gallery Virtual Tour

Image: Upper gallery
360 Degree Tour

Click the image above to take a virtual walk through the Victoria Art Gallery, discovering its masterpieces and treasures. 

Although the venues are closed at the moment, please let us know if you would like a virtual “venue visit”. We will join you on a virtual tour, answer your questions in real time, and highlight the key points of interest relevant to your event.

Find out more about the Victoria Art Gallery:

To speak to one of our team about events at the Victoria Art Gallery, please call 01225 477786 or complete our enquiry form.

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