Venue Rental

The National College of Art and Design has a wide range of unique spaces available for hire; from meeting rooms for 10 people to a 350 seat lecture theatre, as well as a variety of workshop and studio spaces.

NCAD has hosted a variety of events including conferences, corporate meetings and specialised workshops. Below is a brief overview of some of the spaces available.

Rupert Guinness Theatre
Historic theatre now used as lecture theatre - located on Watling Street (walking distance from main NCAD Campus) - capacity 350 
Harry Clarke Lecture Theatre
A historic lecture theatre, situated within what used to be the old fire station in Dublin, with a seating capacity of 100.  The space is versatile and easy to change into different configurations. It can be used for conferences, screenings, product launches and workshops.
Kiln Room
Bright spacious flexible space with portable partition and an anteroom, currently used as a drawing studio/workshop.
Sybil Connolly Lecture Theatre
A classic lecture style room with a capacity of 60 seats. 
A purpose built seminar room with full AV equipment and flexible seating capacity of 60 people. 
Board Room
Board Room with AV equipment - overlooking Thomas Street - capacity 20
Oak Room
Oak panelled meeting room - capacity 10 

Venue Hire Rates

  • Rupert Guinness Theatre - €850 per day/booking
  • Harry Clarke Lecture Theatre  - €500 per day/booking
  • Kiln Room - €400 per day/booking
  • Sybil Connolly Lecture Theatre  - €300 per day/booking
  • HC2.03 - €200 per day/booking
  • Board Room - €200 per day/booking
  • Oak Room - €100 per day/booking

*All rates are subject to VAT at 23%.


For more information on venue hire please contact Marion Lynch on or (01) 636 4200.