***The Mackintosh building is currently undergoing
extensive conservation work and major construction work is
currently taking place on the Renfrew Street site opposite, with
phase one of the School's Garnethill estate redevelopment
plan. We are therefore unable to accept venue hire bookings
at this time.***
This work is scheduled to finish in January 2014.
Please contact us if you
wish to be notified of new opportunities for venue hire from
January 2014 onwards.
Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh at the turn of the
twentieth century, The Glasgow School of Art is still a working art
school populated by students and staff from all over the world.
Please note that due to the fragile nature of many of the
School's interiors, we are unable to host parties or family
The Mackintosh building at The Glasgow School of Art normally
offers three main impressive spaces for hire:
- The Mackintosh Room (for meetings of up to 25 people)
- The Mackintosh Lecture Theatre (for seminars and presentations
for up to 100 people)
- The Mackintosh visitor centre (for corporate receptions of up
to 60 people)
The Mackintosh 'Museum', the School's main exhibition space, is
also occasionally available for corporate receptions, subject to
the permission of the Exhibitions Director.
Please note that studios are not available to rent at
Our aim is to be as flexible as possible in meeting our client's
individual requirements. All functions are tailor-made and we can
organise a range of additional services including student led guided tours of the Mackintosh
Building and award winning gifts through The Glasgow School of
The School is within walking distance of the major railway and bus
stations. Car parking facilities are provided by a large
multi-storey car park situated nearby. For further travel
information click here.
To discuss hosting an event within The Glasgow School of Art,
please contact us on +44 (0) 141 353 4580 or email firstname.lastname@example.org stating
the date, time and nature of your event, the space you are
interested in hiring and the number of people you expect to
Commercial venue hire of spaces within the Mackintosh building,
is run by
Glasgow School of Art Enterprises Ltd, all proceeds support the