Ikon is ideal for many different kinds of events, whether it’s a drinks reception, product launch, party, workshop, meeting or wedding reception. Ikon has versatile spaces, accommodating up to five hundred guests.

Get in touch today to discuss your event with a member of our team. You can browse our venue hire brochure below.


Ikon has two gallery floors available for hire, either separately or combined, offering a unique and inspiring atmosphere for events.

Gallery capacity – 250 standing / 100 seated per floor
(subject to exhibition layout)

Evening hire, single gallery (Mon-Sun) – from £1,500 + VAT
Evening hire, double gallery (Mon-Sun) – from £2,600 + VAT
Daytime hire, single gallery (Mon & Tues) – from £2,400 +VAT
Daytime hire, double gallery (Mon & Tues) – from £3,500 + VAT

The Board Room


The Board Room is a spacious meeting room with beautiful architectural features and an abundance of natural light – suitable for meetings, interviews and training sessions, with access to a large LCD screen for presentations if required. Room hire includes Wi-Fi plus complimentary tea and coffee facilities.

Room capacity – 12 seated

Half day (Weds-Fri) – £220 + VAT
Full day (Weds-Fri) – £350 + VAT


Ikon’s spaces are versatile for all styles of event and can be tailored to your unique requirements. Our team are on hand to help you plan and organise your event from staff away days to seated dinners and presentations.

Ikon can arrange activities such as creative workshops, artist’s talks and live music that will help make your guests’ time at the gallery memorable.
With unique architecture and bright spaces Ikon’s galleries lend themselves well for photography.

Please get in touch with the team to discuss photography and filming enquiries.


Ikon’s Events Room is an ideal space for smaller, more intimate, events. With large windows and projection facilities the room can host workshops, seminars and panel talks, meetings, presentations and drinks receptions.

Room hire includes Wi-Fi.

Room capacity – 60 standing / 45 seated

Half day (Weds-Sun) – £325 + VAT
Full day (Weds-Sun) – £475 + VAT

The Library


The Library is a smart boardroom housing some of Ikon’s library of art and historial reference books – perfect for meetings, interviews and training sessions, with a large LCD screen available to use.

Room hire includes Wi-Fi plus complimentary tea and coffee facilities.

Room capacity – 10 seated

Half day (Weds-Fri) – £180 + VAT
Full day (Weds-Fri) – £290 + VAT


Yorks Café at Ikon has a unique offering for all styles of events from exclusive dinners
and drinks receptions in the galleries to street-food style service. Their award-winning menus include seasonal sharing boards, hot and cold canapés, and excellent vegetarian and vegan options.

Artisan sandwich platters, teas and coffees, and homemade cakes can be served for your guests directly to Ikon’s Meeting Room or Events Room.

Please note that 5% of everything you purchase from Yorks goes to support Ikon.
Alternative catering can be used, subject to agreement with Ikon.

Catering Menu


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Birmingham, B1 2HS

GALLERY: +44 (0)121 248 0708
SHOP: +44 (0)121 248 0711

Ikon is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England, and Birmingham City Council.

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