EVENTS PERCHED OVER THE CITY

 

 

BUILDING C – CUPOLA HALL

BUILDING B - BALLROOM

BUILDING A – GROUND FLOOR

BUILDING B - LECTURE HALL AND CONFERENCE ROOM



With its capacity to accommodate several hundred people, a truly special atmosphere and the best panoramic views in Budapest the Hungarian National Gallery is one of the city’s most impressive events venues.

 

The Gallery’s cupola spaces, ballroom, beautiful terraces as well as its rooms for lectures, negotiations and exhibitions are unique, making them favourite venues for events seasoned with cultural highlights, and providing a splendid background for gala dinners, award ceremonies, standing receptions, cocktail parties, banquettes, client meetings and press conferences.

 

Upon special request the Gallery’s art historians, museum educators and other experts can provide personalised guided tours centred on a specific exhibition, theme or group and complement your event by children’s programmes, training courses and workshops.

 

The Gallery’s hidden corners and coulisses, individual exhibition and museum building tours, as well as fine arts-based self-management tours and visits to our restoration workshops will not disappoint even the most connoisseur clients.

 

Please contact us at the below e-mail address for a price quote:

mngevents@mng.hu

 

OUR MAIN VENUES

 

BUILDING C – CUPOLA HALL

This hall exhibiting 19th- and 20th-century art is both an ideal and exclusive venue for large-scale, high quality banquettes and receptions.

The central hall has three balconies which afford a captivating panorama of the Danube. The terraces can be rented separately for summer events.

 

The areas of the venue:

1st floor and terraces, Csontváry rest area, 2nd floor and 3rd floor

Capacity:

Standing receptions for up to 700, seated dinners for up to 580 guests

Access

From the Savoyai terrace, located on the Danube side of the Gallery

View:

Panorama of the Danube

 

BUILDING B - BALLROOM

The representative, vaulted Ballroom is superbly suitable for exclusive gala dinners, press conferences, conferences, as well as for events with music and dance. The spacious, covered terrace which runs along the entire length of the room provides a breath-taking view of Buda.

The areas of the venue:

Aula B for receiving the guests, Ballroom and its terrace on the 1st floor

Capacity:

Standing receptions up to 350, seated dinners up to 220, conferences up to 300 guests

Access:

From the Hunyadi courtyard, located on the Buda Hills side of the Gallery

View:

View of the Buda Hills

 

BUILDING A – GROUND FLOOR

This wing of the Hungarian National Gallery building, which was completely renovated in the 1970s, hosts large-scale temporary exhibitions displaying monumental works. The hall with its red marble tiles is suitable for both representative and informal events.

Capacity:

Standing receptions for up to 300, seated receptions for up to 160 guests.

Access:

From the Hunyadi courtyard, located on the Buda Hills side of the Gallery

Note:

The ground floor of Building A can only be used for events during the temporary exhibitions.

 

BUILDING B - LECTURE HALL AND CONFERENCE ROOM

These smaller halls adorned with what are now the classical works by the post-1956 generation are mainly suitable for presentations, lectures, conferences and workshops.

The conference room is equipped with a 16-person movable conference table, while the lecture hall has rows of chairs for 72 (can be removed).

 

 

PARKING, ACCESS, SURROUNDING AREA

 

The Hungarian National Gallery has no separate parking facility. Parking and admission of cars into the Hunyadi and Lions courtyards, as well as renting these areas and the Savoyai terrace is exclusively authorised by the Várgondnokság Nonprofit Ltd.

Parking spaces in the surrounding areas are available in Dózsa György Square, on Attila Road and in Dísz Square.

 

 

EXCLUSIVITY

 

The Hungarian National Gallery has no exclusive partner for catering, technical and other events organisation services.

 

REGULATIONS COVERING EVENTS

 

The building of the Gallery is a highly protected monument: the halls can principally be rented for dinners and conferences. We do not grant permission to use our premises for events with extreme elements; thus, permission is not given to all types of events, music or dance in the individual events halls. Special permission for such must be sought in advance.

 

General regulations covering events can be accessed here.