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The Higgins Art Gallery & Museum Bedfordshire;
Castle Ln, Bedford MK40 3XD
Telephone: 1234-718618
The Higgins Art Gallery & Museum is situated in the Castle Quarter which occupies the site of Bedford Castle to the east of the High Street on the north side of the River Great Ouse Embankment. The quarter includes the Castle Bailey gardens, the Castle Quay development of flats, restaurants and shops, the Castle Mound, the John Bunyan Museum and the Art Gallery & Museum itself. The Art Gallery & Museum reopened after an extensive refurbishment in June 2013.
Wardown Park Museum Bedfordshire;
Old Bedford Rd, Luton LU2 7HA
Telephone: 1582-546722
Local crafts including lace and hat-making, local history, culture, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment, archaeology, art, natural history; formerly the Luton Museum & Art Gallery
Woburn Abbey Bedfordshire;
Woburn, MK17 9WA
Telephone: 01525-290-33
Woburn Abbey is celebrated for housing one of the most important private art collections in the world. Artworks on public view include the work of famous artists such as: Reynolds, Gainsborough, Hogarth, Lely, Rembrandt, Tintoretto and Van Dyck.
Museum of Reading Berkshire;
Blagrave Street, Reading, RG1 1QH
Telephone: 0118-937-3400
Reading Museum has provided award-winning opportunities for learning, inspiration and enjoyment since 1883. From our earliest days we collected archaeology, art, natural history, and ethnography, and objects relating to Reading. Today we focus on collecting linked with Reading, its people and environment. Our art collection consists of 8000 works of art and craft ranging from oil paintings to sculpture, with a particular strength in twentieth century British art and tin-glazed pottery. You can see highlights in the Museum’s permanent galleries.
Riverside Museum at Blake's Lock Berkshire;
Kenavon Drive, Reading RG1 3DH
Telephone: 118-939-9800
Our collections tell the story of Reading and its place in the world. We started out in 1883 with a bequest from local collector Horatio Bland. He left the town his private museum of fascinating objects from Ancient Greek pots to a duck-billed platypus! Today we have almost 500,000 accessioned objects of archaeology, art, natural history, social history and world cultures.
South Hill Park Arts Centre Berkshire;
Ringmead, Bracknell RG12 7PA
Telephone: 1344-484123
South Hill Park is truly the Creative Heart of Berkshire. Housing two theatres, a dance studio, creative spaces and a cinema within the grounds of an 18th century mansion house in Bracknell.
Windsor Castle Berkshire;
Windsor SL4 1NJ
Telephone: 303-123-7334
Windsor Castle is a royal residence at Windsor in the English county of Berkshire. It is notable for its long association with the English and later British royal family and for its architecture. The original castle was built in the 11th century after the Norman invasion of England by William the Conqueror. Includes significant art collection. The Royal Collection is one of the largest and most important collections in the world and one of the last great European royal collections to remain intact.
Arnolfini Bristol;
16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA
Telephone: 117-917-2300
In a fantastic waterside location at the heart of Bristol’s harbourside, Arnolfini is one of Europe’s leading centres for the contemporary arts, presenting innovative, experimental work in the visual arts, performance, dance, film, music and events, accompanied by a programme of learning and participation activities. Five exhibition spaces, a theatre/cinema auditorium, Reading Room and Light/Dark Studios are housed in the Grade II listed building.
Blaise Castle House Museum Bristol;
Henbury Road Bristol BS10 7QS
Telephone: 117-903-9818
A branch of the Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery since 1949, Blaise Castle House now features historic household items, toys, period costumes, mid-Victorian paintings, recreated Victorian schoolroom.
Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery Bristol;
Queens Rd, Bristol BS8 1R
Telephone: 117-922-3571
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery is a large museum and art gallery in Bristol, England. The museum is situated in Clifton, about 0.5 miles (0.8 km) from the city centre. As part of Bristol Culture it is run by the Bristol City Council with no entrance fee. It holds designated museum status, granted by the national government to protect outstanding museums. The designated collections include: geology, Eastern art, and Bristol's history, including English delftware. In January 2012 it became one of sixteen Arts Council England Major Partner Museums.
Royal West of England Academy Bristol;
Queen's Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1PX
Telephone: 117-973-5129
The RWA’s Permanent Collection comprises over 1700 works of art. The majority of these are paintings, but the collection also contains drawings, prints, sculpture, archives, artefacts and architectural models. The collection includes fine examples of portraiture, landscapes, still life, abstract and figurative work, predominantly by artists based in, or associated with, the South West.
Buckinghamshire County Museum Buckinghamshire;
Church St, Aylesbury HP20 2QP
Telephone: 1296-331441
The fine art collections have been collected mainly as a visual record of Buckinghamshire places, buildings, people and crafts and include works by renowned artists such as Samuel Palmer, William Callow, John and Paul Nash, and John Piper. The collection includes watercolours, drawings, wood engravings, prints, oil paintings, maps, books and brass rubbings.
Milton Keynes Gallery; MK Gallery Buckinghamshire;
900 Midsummer Blvd, Milton Keynes MK9 3QA
Telephone: 1908-676900
Contemporary art; MK Gallery is located in the city centre at the junction of Midsummer Boulevard and Marlborough Gate, beside Milton Keynes Theatre on Margaret Powell Square. The centre:mk, a sleek modernist building forming the central spine of the city, has recently been accorded Grade II architectural listing status.
Burghley House Cambridgeshire;
Burghley House Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 3JY
Telephone: 1780-752451
Although depleted of a number of important pieces by death duties in the 1960s, the Burghley art collections are otherwise mainly intact and are very extensive. The house still displays several hundred paintings, a large proportion of which are of the 17th century, bought in Italy by John Cecil, 5th Earl of Exeter (d. 1700), or by the 9th Earl (d. 1793). Both visited Italy more than once, bringing back large quantities of art. The Chapel has a large altarpiece by Veronese and his workshop, and two large paintings by Johann Carl Loth, a German painter active in Venice with few works in British collections. There are in total seven works by Luca Giordano, including a self-portrait.
Cambridge University Library Cambridgeshire;
University of Cambridge, West Rd, Cambridge CB3 9DR
Telephone: 1223-333000
Changing exhibits of art, history and culture from its collections, part of the University of Cambridge
Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridgeshire;
Trumpington St, Cambridge CB2 1RB
Telephone: 1223-332900
The Fitzwilliam Museum is the art and antiquities museum of the University of Cambridge, located on Trumpington Street opposite Fitzwilliam Street in central Cambridge, England. The museum has five departments: Antiquities; Applied Arts; Coins and Medals; Manuscripts and Printed Books; and Paintings, Drawings and Prints. Together these cover antiquities from ancient Egypt, Nubia, Greece and Rome, Romano-Egyptian art, Western Asiatic displays, and a new gallery of Cypriot art; applied arts, including English and European pottery and glass, furniture, clocks, fans, armour, Chinese, Japanese and Korean art, rugs and samplers; coins and medals; illuminated, literary and music manuscripts and rare printed books; paintings, including masterpieces by Simone Martini, Domenico Veneziano, Titian, Veronese, Rubens, Van Dyck, van Goyen, Frans Hals, Canaletto, Hogarth, Gainsborough, Constable, Monet, Degas, Renoir, Cézanne and Picasso and a fine collection of 20th-century art; miniatures, drawings, watercolours and prints. Among the most notable works in the collection are the bas-reliefs from Persepolis.
Kettle's Yard Cambridgeshire;
Castle St, Cambridge CB3 0AQ
Telephone: 1223-748100
Gallery of 20th century and 21st century art, part of the University of Cambridge. Kettle’s Yard is the University of Cambridge’s modern and contemporary art gallery. Kettle’s Yard is a beautiful house with a remarkable collection of modern art and a gallery that hosts modern and contemporary art exhibitions.
Museum of Classical Archaeology Cambridgeshire;
Cambridge University, Sidgwick Ave, Cambridge CB3 9DA
Telephone: 1223-335153
Part of the University of Cambridge; The museum is one of the few surviving collections of plaster casts of ancient Greek and Roman sculpture in the world. The collection consists of several hundred casts, including casts of some of the most famous surviving ancient Greek and Roman sculptures. Noteworthy casts include those of the Laocoön and His Sons, the Farnese Hercules, the Barberini Faun and Charioteer of Delphi.
New Hall Art Collection Cambridgeshire;
Murray Edwards College Huntingdon Road Cambridge CB3 0DF
Telephone: 1223-762295
The New Hall Art Collection is a permanent collection of modern and contemporary art by women artists. Paintings, prints, and sculpture are displayed throughout Murray Edwards College. The New Hall Art Collection, consisting solely of work by women artists, has evolved through gifts and loans from artists and alumnae since 1986. It is a growing body of approximately 400 works and is the most significant collection of its kind in Europe.
People's Portraits Exhibition Cambridgeshire;
Huntingdon Road Cambridge CB3 0JG
Telephone: 1223-338-999
In 2000, the Royal Society of Portrait Painters mounted a millennial exhibition entitled People’s Portraits. The idea was to represent ordinary people from all walks of life, and thereby offer a picture of the United Kingdom as it moved from the 20th century into the 21st. The resulting collection is rich in the diversity of its subjects. The artists are all members of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters. This exciting and original collection has been housed at Girton College since 2002 as a long-term loan.
Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery Cambridgeshire;
Priestgate, Peterborough PE1 1LF
Telephone: 1733-864663
The City Gallery has a varied programme of exhibitions and events, showing both local and internationally renowned artists. Local history, art, archaeology, natural history, Jurassic fossils
Ruskin Gallery Cambridgeshire;
Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge CB1 1PT
Telephone: 1245-493131
The Ruskin Gallery is a unique exhibition space, surrounded by the artists' studios of Cambridge School of Art on Anglia Ruskin University's Cambridge campus. It incorporates a ground-breaking digital gallery - the first of its kind in the UK.
Stained Glass Museum Cambridgeshire;
The South Triforium, Ely Cathedral, Ely CB7 4DL
Telephone: 1353-660347
The Stained Glass Museum's Collection includes over 1,000 stained glass panels from both religious and secular buildings, from all parts of the British Isles. In addition to the many completed stained glass panels and windows, the Museum has a number of smaller trial-pieces of stained and painted glass, fragments and samples of glass material, many of which derived from artists' studios.
Wysing Arts Centre Cambridgeshire;
Fox Rd, Cambridge CB23 2TX
Telephone: 1954-718881
Wysing Arts Centre is a registered charity that provides a range of programmes for artistic research, experimentation, discovery and production, out of which emerges an ongoing programme of exhibitions, public events, activity for young people, families and schools.
Axis Arts Centre Cheshire;
MMU Cheshire, Crewe Green Rd, Crewe CW1 5DU
Telephone: 161-247-5302
The centre has a year round programme of arts-based activities, as well as presenting its acclaimed Performance Programme, featuring the best innovative performance in all art-forms, mostly from September to November and January to March.
Warrington Museum & Art Gallery Cheshire;
Bold St, Warrington WA1 1DR
Telephone: 1925-442399
The museum’s collection was originally based upon the collection of the Warrington Natural History Society but it has since grown in excess of 200,000 objects, covering natural sciences, antiquities, social history, numismatics, ethnology, fine and decorative arts and an extensive local photographic archive.
West Park Museum Cheshire;
Leader House Surrey Street Sheffield S1 2LH
Telephone: 114-278-2600
Fine and decorative arts, local history, ancient Egyptian antiquities
Barbara Hepworth Museum Cornwall;
Barnoon Hill, Saint Ives TR26 1AD
Telephone: 1736-796226
The Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden in St Ives, Cornwall preserves the 20th century sculptor Barbara Hepworth's studio and garden much as they were when she lived and worked there. She purchased the site in 1949 and lived and worked there for 26 years until her death in a fire on the premises in 1975.
Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange Cornwall;
Princes Street Penzance TR18 2NL
Telephone: 1736-363715
Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange offers a wide and varied exhibition programme across our two sites, presenting contemporary work in all media by regional, national and international artists, with a supporting programme of events.
Falmouth Art Gallery Cornwall;
Municipal Buildings, The Moor, Falmouth TR11 2RT
Telephone: 1326-313863
The gallery has an outstanding collection of over 2,000 artworks that range from Pre-Raphaelite and British Impressionist paintings to contemporary prints, photography and a children's illustration archive.
Leach Pottery Cornwall;
Higher Stennack, St Ives, Cornwall TR26 2HE
Telephone: 1736-799703
Founded in 1920 by Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada, the Leach Pottery, St Ives, is among the most respected and influential potteries in the world. Over the last hundred years it has forged the shape of Studio Pottery in the UK and beyond. Today, the Leach Pottery Studio, Museum and Gallery continue developing Bernard Leach's historic legacy.
Penlee House Cornwall;
Morrab Rd, Penzance TR18 4HE
Telephone: 1736-363625
Paintings by members of the Newlyn School. Penlee House has a permanent collection of paintings.
Tate St Ives Cornwall;
Porthmeor Beach, Saint Ives TR26 1TG
Telephone: 1736-796226
Tate St Ives is an art gallery in St Ives, Cornwall, England, exhibiting work by modern British artists with links to the St Ives area. The Tate also took over management of another museum in the town, the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, in 1980.
Abbot Hall Art Gallery Cumbria;
Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AL
Telephone: 1539-722464
Today Kendal’s finest historic house is an award winning art gallery. Our exhibitions showcase a variety of works by a wealth of international artists. The Georgian period rooms allow you to glimpse what life was like in another time and provide views of the River Kent and Kendal Castle.
The Beacon, Whitehaven Cumbria;
West Strand, Whitehaven CA28 7LY
Telephone: 1946-592302
Local history, art, industry, natural history, maritime heritage
Beatrix Potter Gallery Cumbria;
Main St, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NS
Telephone: 15394-36355
Operated by the National Trust, original sketches and watercolours by Beatrix Potter for her books. Works of art and objects originate from many places and times, from ancient Egypt and Greece, China and India, and of course Britain and Europe.
Rheged Centre Cumbria;
Redhills, Пенрит CA11 0DQ
Telephone: 1768-868000
Our arts programme includes everything from children’s theatre and craft to opera, ballet and theatre streamed live on our giant cinema screen. Our gallery space hosts a programme of five exhibitions every year.
Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Cumbria;
Castle St, Carlisle CA3 8TP
Telephone: 1228-618718
Tullie House has extensive and important art collection including Fine Art, Decorative Art and Textiles.
Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery Derbyshire;
St Mary's Gate, Chesterfield S41 7TD
Telephone: 1246-345727
Chesterfield's rich historical heritage is explored in the town's museum and art gallery. Taking the story of Chesterfield as its theme, the museum shows how the town has become the place it is today.
David Mellor Visitor Centre Derbyshire;
The Round Building, Leadmill, Hathersage, Hope Valley S32 1BA
Telephone: 1433-650220
Museum of cutlery designs of David Mellor, factory and store. Mellor was a key figure in British design with an international reputation as designer, manufacturer and shopkeeper.
Denby Pottery Visitor's Centre Derbyshire;
Denby Derbyshire DE5 8NX
Telephone: 1773-740899
Small museum of china and porcelain decorative art of the Denby Pottery Company, shop and factory tours
Royal Crown Derby Visitor Centre Derbyshire;
194 Osmaston Road Derby Derbyshire DE23 8JZ
Telephone: 1332-712-833
Royal Crown Derby is world renowned for its luxury fine bone china products, manufactured solely in England. The distinct traditional skills have led to an international reputation for quality and creativity.
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Derbyshire;
23 West Street, Swadlincote DE11 9DG
Telephone: 1283-222600
China and porcelain decorative art.
Ariel Centre Devon;
KEVICC Redworth, Totnes TQ9 5JX
Telephone: 1803-869200
Art centre with gallery and theatre, part of King Edward VI Community College
Burton Art Gallery and Museum Devon;
39 Kingsley Rd, Bideford EX39 2QQ
Telephone: 1237-471455
The Burton’s Painting Collections include works by Judith Ackland and Mary Stella Edwards, E. Aubrey Hunt, Mark Fisher RA, Sir John Lavery RA, Sir George Clause RA, Arthur Friedenson, William McTaggart, Hubert Coop and Sheila Hutchinson and are displayed annually as part of the exhibition programme. Napoleonic Model Ships; The RJ Lloyd Ceramics Collection; Calling Card Cases; Clay Pipes; Tea Caddies
House of Marbles Devon;
Pottery Rd, Newton Abbot TQ13 9DS
Telephone: 1626-835285
House of Marbles are makers & purveyors of a world famous range of glass marbles, board games, classic toys, puzzles, pastimes & decorative accessories for the home and garden. We have been designing, making and selling fun and entertaining products since 1973, when our founder began making board games in his workshop to sell at local craft fairs.
Plough Arts Centre Devon;
9-11 Fore St, Great Torrington, Torrington EX38 8HQ
Telephone: 1805-624624
The Plough Arts Centre provides exciting opportunities for all people to experience a wide and vibrant range of high quality arts events both as audience and participants.
University of Exeter Galleries Devon;
Stocker Road Exeter EX4 4PY
Telephone: 1392-661000
Part of the University of Exeter, galleries in Northcote House and Queen's Building
Bournemouth University Atrium Gallery Dorset;
Bournemouth University Poole House Talbot Campus Poole Dorset BH12 5BB
Telephone: 1202-962736
The Atrium Art Gallery and Balcony is an exhibition space that is part of Art at BU. It hosts and showcases artwork by regional, national and international artists, whilst promoting emerging talent.
TheGallery at Arts University Bournemouth Dorset;
Wallisdown, Poole, Dorset, BH12 5HH
Telephone: 1202-533-011
TheGallery showcases work by contemporary artists and designers from around the world, including collections on loan from major galleries and museums.
Museum of Design in Plastics Dorset;
Arts University Bournemouth Wallisdown Poole BH12 5HH
Telephone: 1202-363255
MoDiP houses three distinct collections: the MoDiP collection, consisting of predominantly 20th and 21st century mass-produced artefacts; the Plastics Historical Society collection, which includes examples of the very-first man-made plastics; and the Worshipful Company of Horners collection of artefacts made from horn, a natural plastic.
Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum Dorset;
The Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, Russell Cotes Rd, Bournemouth BH1 3AA
Telephone: 1202-451800
Fine art and Japanese art in a Victorian mansion. Galleries I, II and III, which are accessed through the Main Hall, enabled many of the largest works of the founding fine art collection to be displayed.
Sherborne House Arts Dorset;
Artsreach The Little Keep, Bridport Road, Dorchester DT1 1SQ
Telephone: 1305-459440
Sherborne House Arts (SHA) develops and curates visual arts exhibitions and projects. Whilst preparing for an eventual return to curating the programme at Sherborne House, SHA is continuing to present visual arts in the region through our partner projects b-side and Ex Lab.
Bishop Auckland Town Hall County Durham;
Bishop Auckland County Durham DL14 7NP
Telephone: 3000-269-524
Former town hall, houses Bishop Auckland's main public library, a theatre, an art gallery, tourist information centre and a café-bar
Bowes Museum County Durham;
Newgate, Barnard Castle DL12 8NP
Telephone: 1833-690606
The collections are displayed on three floors of the magnificent French-styled building. Many of the galleries have been redeveloped in the last ten years to give better access to the artefacts, more contemporary labeling and sympathetic lighting. Includes fine art, decorative art, ceramics, textiles, tapestries, clocks and costumes
Durham Art Gallery County Durham;
Sevenhills Greenhills Business Park Enterprise Way Spennymoor DL16 6JB
Telephone: 3000-26-0000
Modern and contemporary art, located in same building as the DLI Museum.
Hartlepool Art Gallery County Durham;
Church St, Hartlepool TS24 7EQ
Telephone: 1429-869706
Operated by the Hartlepool Borough Council, exhibits of crafts, contemporary and fine art, and photography
Spennymoor Town Hall Art Gallery County Durham;
High St, Spennymoor DL16 6DG
Telephone: 1388-815276
The art gallery displays are complemented by a range of other local and regional artists whose work is for sale and who change on a regular basis.
Ferens Art Gallery East Riding of Yorkshire;
Queen Victoria Square, Carr Ln, Hull HU1 3RA
Telephone: 1482-613902
The Ferens Art Gallery is an art gallery in the English city of Kingston upon Hull. The site and money for the gallery were donated to the city by Thomas Ferens, after whom it is named. The architects were S. N. Cooke and E. C. Davies. Opened in 1927, it was restored and extended in 1991. The gallery features an extensive array of both permanent collections and roving exhibitions. Among the exhibits is a portrait of an unknown woman by Frans Hals. The building also houses a children's gallery and a popular cafe. The building is now a Grade II listed building.
Sewerby Hall East Riding of Yorkshire;
Church Ln, Sewerby, Bridlington YO15 1EA
Telephone: 1262-673769
Early 18th-century house with period rooms, local history and art exhibits, gardens
De La Warr Pavilion East Sussex;
Marina, Bexhill-on-Sea TN40 1DP
Telephone: 1424-229111
The Art Deco and International Style building was designed by the architects Erich Mendelsohn and Serge Chermayeff and constructed in 1935. Although sometimes claimed to be the first major Modernist public building in Britain, it was in fact preceded by some months by the Dutch-influenced Hornsey Town Hall.
Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft East Sussex;
Lodge Hill Ln, Ditchling, Hassocks BN6 8SP,
The museum holds an internationally important collection of work by the artists and craftspeople who were drawn to the village, including the sculptor, wood engraver, type-designer and letter-cutter Eric Gill, the calligrapher Edward Johnston (responsible for the famous Johnston typeface used for London Underground), the painter David Jones, the printer Hilary Pepler and the weaver Ethel Mairet.
Fabrica East Sussex;
40 Duke Street, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1AG
Telephone: 1273-778-646
Located in a former church, contemporary visual arts exhibitions
Farley Farm House East Sussex;
Farley Farm House Muddles Green Chiddingly East Sussex BN8 6HW
Telephone: -
Drawing inspiration from the lives and work of Roland Penrose (English Surrealist painter, poet and major promoter and collector of modern art and champion of Surrealism in Britain) and Lee Miller(Surrealist photographer whose work, amongst many other areas, includes some of the most powerful war-time photography of the twentieth century) the Farley Arts Trust devises and organises a continuing programme of activities.
Jerwood Gallery East Sussex;
Rock-A-Nore Rd, Hastings TN34 3DW
Telephone: 1424-728377
Collected by Alan Grieve (Chairman, Jerwood Foundation) the Jerwood Collection comprises over 250 works of Modern and Contemporary British art and continues to grow with new acquisitions and donations under the direction of its curator, Lara Wardle.
Rye Art Gallery East Sussex;
107 High St, Rye TN31 7JE
Telephone: 1797-222433
The Gallery is home to an inspiring display of regularly changing contemporary art and craft, a fine Permanent Collection of national and regional importance and a variety of supporting events.
Towner East Sussex;
Devonshire Park, College Rd, Eastbourne BN21 4JJ
Telephone: 1323-434670
Towner houses an internationally renowned Collection of around 4,500 works. The Towner Collection is best known for its modern British art – including the broadest and most significant body of work by Eric Ravilious (1903-1942).
Art Exchange Essex;
University of Essex Wivenhoe Park Colchester CO4 3SQ
Telephone: 1206-873184
Part of the University of Essex, international, contemporary art by established and emerging artists, historic figures who continue to inspire, and group shows
Beecroft Art Gallery Essex;
Victoria Ave, Southend-on-Sea SS2 6EX
Telephone: 1702-212511
Beecroft Art Gallery brings together the best of local and historic talent, spanning fine art and costume to inspire you. Collection ranges from 17th-century Dutch paintings to contemporary work
Firstsite Essex;
Lewis Gardens, High St, Colchester CO1 1JH
Telephone: 1206-577067
This unique gallery setting in the heart of Colchester offers a constantly changing programme of exhibitions, film screenings, performances, activities and events for young and old.
Fry Art Gallery Essex;
Castle St, Saffron Walden CB10 1BD
Telephone: 1799-513779
Emphasis on local artists, includes paintings, prints, illustrations, wallpapers and decorative designs by artists of the 20th century and the present
Gibberd Gallery Essex;
Civic Centre, The Water Gardens College Square, Harlow CM20 9SB
Telephone: 1279-446404
The Gibberd Gallery is a space run by The Harlow Art Trust which is committed to the town's beautification and cultural heritage in Harlow and Essex. Its mission is to; "Develop the Gibberd gallery to become a regional inspirational focus for the visual arts and raise the focus of Harlow and its acclaimed sculpture and permanent watercolour collection"
Minories Art Gallery Essex;
74 High St, Colchester CO1 1UE
Telephone: 1206-712437
The Minories Galleries houses a contemporary art gallery run by Colchester School of Art. The site is also home to a shop selling some of the best art and crafts to be found across the region, has meeting rooms for hire, and can also cater for weddings and other events. A listed Georgian building, The Minories is of local importance within the historic town of Colchester.
Munnings Art Museum Essex;
Castle House, Castle Hill, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6AZ
Telephone: 1206-322127
Home and works of Sir Alfred Munnings, located in Castle House
Nazeing Glass Museum of 20th Century British Domestic Glass Essex;
New Road, Broxbourne, EN10 6SU
Telephone: 1992-464485
Spread over four rooms, including the Library and Study Room, and a walled garden, The Nazeing Glass Museum of 20th Century British Domestic Glass tells the history of almost 80 British glass factories that operated between 1900 and 2000.
Court Barn Museum Gloucestershire;
North Gate Lodge, Church St, Chipping Campden GL55 6JE
Telephone: 1386-841951
Craft and design, including contemporary crafts and Arts and Crafts movement pieces
Gardens Gallery Gloucestershire;
Brewery Court, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 1JH
Telephone: 1242-521533
Community art gallery: The Paragon Gallery; Parabola Arts Centre; The Wilson; New Brewery Arts Centre
Nature in Art Gloucestershire;
Wallsworth Hall, Sandhurst, Gloucester GL2 9PA
Telephone: 1452-731422
Welcome to Nature in Art, the world’s first museum and art gallery dedicated to fine, decorative and applied art inspired by nature.
Prema Gloucestershire;
Bethesda Chapel South Street Uley (Nr Dursley) Gloucestershire GL11 5SS
Telephone: 1453-860703
Prema is a family friendly Arts Centre, promoting performance, live music and art exhibitions as well as accessible workshops, classes and creative experiences for kids and adults.
Astley Cheetham Art Gallery Greater Manchester;
Trinity St, Stalybridge SK15 2BN
Telephone: 161-338-6767
Astley Cheetham Art Gallery in Stalybridge was built as a gift to the town by John Frederick Cheetham and his wife Beatrice Astley in 1901. The gallery originally opened as a lecture theatre and then the space was turned into a gallery to house the Astley Cheetham Art Collection, bequeathed in 1932. This collection has grown with gifts and donations throughout the twentieth century and is one of the most interesting small regional collections.
Castlefield Gallery Greater Manchester;
2 Hewitt St, Manchester M15 4GB
Telephone: 161-832-8034
Since its founding in 1984, Castlefield Gallery (CG) has been one of Northern England’s most active and successful organisations/agencies for developing emerging contemporary artists and practice. Its ambitious curated exhibitions programme responds to national and international trends, promoting artists at key stages of their careers, including subsequent Turner Prize nominees/winners and exhibitors at international festivals..
Central Art Gallery Greater Manchester;
Old Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 7SG
Telephone: 161-342-2650
Central Art Gallery is a real gem. Located above the library on Old Street in Ashton-under-Lyne, these beautiful gallery spaces host a varied programme of temporary exhibitions and the permanent Rutherford Gallery. There is something to suit everyone's taste with group and solo shows of artists from the region including paintings, sculpture, installation and textiles.
Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art Greater Manchester;
Market Buildings, 13 Thomas St, Manchester M4 1EU
Telephone: 161-832-7271
Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA) is leading the UK in exploring Chinese contemporary culture through a diverse range of art and artists. Centrally located in Manchester’s creative Northern Quarter, our gallery is open six days a week and free to enter.
HOME Greater Manchester;
2 Tony Wilson Place Manchester M15 4FN
Telephone: 161-200-1500
HOME is Manchester’s centre for contemporary theatre, film, art, music and more. Explore our exciting programme to discover new art, new experiences and new stories, from our city and across the world.
The Lowry Greater Manchester;
Pier 8, The Quays, Salford, M50 3AZ
Telephone: 843-208-6000
The Lowry is a registered charity (No: 1053962) committed to using visual and performing arts to enrich people’s lives. We present audiences with a diverse programme of theatre, opera, musicals, dance, music, comedy and visual art as well as events and activities to expand the horizons of audiences and artists alike.
Manchester Art Gallery Greater Manchester;
Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3JL
Telephone: 161-235-8888
Manchester Art Gallery and The Gallery of Costume are home to the city’s world-class art collection. We hold over 25,000 objects of fine art, decorative art and costume, developed over 200 years and still growing. Find out more about the our collections. The collection contains nearly 13,000 items including painting, sculpture, drawings, watercolours, prints, posters and photographs. Best known for our world-famous Pre-Raphaelite paintings, the collection also includes British and European art from the 17th century right up to the present day.
Whitworth Art Gallery Greater Manchester;
Oxford Rd, Manchester M15 6ER
Telephone: 161-275-7450
An internationally important collection of 55,000 artworks is just the start. It ranges from outstanding groups of works on paper to textiles and wallpapers made for the mass market, a unique collection of Outsider Art and international contemporary works. Dynamic and changing, we continue to expand our collection through gifts and purchases, such as a recent major donation of works by the Karpidas Foundation.
Allen Gallery Hampshire;
10-12 Church St, Alton GU34 2BW
Telephone: 1420-82802
An intimate setting for one of the South's most outstanding ceramics collection of English, continental and oriental pottery, porcelain and tiles from 1250 to the present day. Regular special exhibitions of art, crafts, photography, local and natural history, local artists and the delightful watercolours and oil paintings of W H Allen.
ArtSway Hampshire;
Station Rd, Sway, Lymington SO41 6BA
Telephone: 1590-682260
ArtSway is a contemporary gallery space situated in Sway, in the heart of the New Forest, in the south of England. We offer wide-ranging creative and educational opportunities for people of all ages to discuss, engage with and exhibit contemporary modern art.
Aspex Gallery Hampshire;
The Vulcan Building, Portsmouth PO1 3BF
Telephone: 23-9277-8080
Aspex delivers the most interesting, exciting, playful, challenging, thoughtful and creative new contemporary art, from new and established artists of the highest calibre. Work included in the show is made in a number of varied mediums, from sound installation to more conventional paintings.
Bargate Monument Gallery Hampshire;
Tower House, Town Quay Road, Southampton, SO14 2NY
Telephone: 2380-338-778
Contemporary art gallery; a space: growing creative communities strives to provide opportunities for emerging artists to make new work, develop their careers and for audiences in Southampton and the surrounding regions to engage with high quality artistic experiences.
Flora Twort Gallery Hampshire;
21 The Square, Petersfield GU32 3HS
Telephone: 1730-260756
Petersfield Museum and the Flora Twort Gallery hold exhibitions on local history, historic costume and work by the local artist Flora Twort. The displays are made up from social, industrial and agricultural artefacts and archives.
John Hansard Gallery Hampshire;
University Rd, Southampton SO17 1BJ
Telephone: 23-8059-2158
Part of the University of Southampton, contemporary visual art gallery
Sandham Memorial Chapel Hampshire;
Harts Ln, Burghclere, Newbury RG20 9JT
Telephone: 1635-278394
Operated by the National Trust, features large-scale paintings by acclaimed artist Stanley Spencer that reflect his experiences in World War I
Southampton City Art Gallery Hampshire;
Civic Centre, Commercial Rd, Southampton SO14 7LY
Telephone: 23-8083-3007
Southampton City Art Gallery holds one of the finest collections of art in the south of England, and has holds Designated Outstanding status by Arts Council England. Currently comprising over 5,000 works and spanning eight centuries, the collection is an outstanding educational resource that can trace the history of European art from the Renaissance to the present. The core, however, is British twentieth century and contemporary art.
Courtyard, Hereford Herefordshire;
Penhaligon Way, Hereford HR4 9YJ
Telephone: 1432-340555
The Courtyard Centre for the Arts is the leading arts provider in Herefordshire and a registered charity. We have a 400-seat main house, a 120-seat studio theatre, rehearsal rooms, a gallery, meeting spaces and an award-winning cafe bar.
Art and Design Gallery Hertfordshire;
University of Hertfordshire (College Lane Campus), College Ln, Hatfield AL10 9AB
Telephone: 1707-284800
Part of the University of Hertfordshire
Henry Moore Perry Green Hertfordshire;
Dane Tree House Perry Green Herts SG10 6EE
Telephone: 1279-843-333
At Henry Moore’s former home in Hertfordshire, our Studios & Gardens are open to visitors each summer. The gardens showcase Moore's iconic sculptures in a beautiful setting.
ICAS - Vilas Fine Art Hertfordshire;
8/10 Leys Ave, Letchworth Garden City SG6 3EU
Telephone: 1462-677455
Founded in 1984 to showcase the finest art collection by Internationally renowned artists and to cover the diverse field of art, sculpture ceramics and glass from the UK, Europe and from around the World.
Letchworth Arts Centre Hertfordshire;
2 The Arcade, Letchworth Garden City SG6 3EW
Telephone: 1462-476110
Broadway Gallery displays exhibitions of arts, craft and design, and showcases work by internationally acclaimed artists alongside local and emerging talent.
Dimbola Lodge Isle of Wight;
Dimbola Museum & Galleries, Terrace Ln, Freshwater PO40 9QF
Telephone: 1983-756814
Dimbola Lodge was the home of the celebrated Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron. It is now a Museum and Gallery dedicated to her life and work, which also showcases contemporary exhibitions from photographers around the globe.
Quay Arts Centre Isle of Wight;
Sea St, Newport PO30 5BW
Telephone: 1983-822490
The Centre’s gallery spaces and Café wall show a varied, engaging and regularly changing programme of visual arts. The work, sourced from artists on the Island, mainland and internationally, is always of the highest quality. Quay Arts is committed to creating opportunities for local and regional artists and hope our spaces allow creativity and experimentation to flourish.
British Cartoon Archive Kent;
The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ
Telephone: 1227-764000
Part of the University of Kent; The British Cartoon Archive is dedicated to the history of British cartooning over the last two hundred years. The BCA holds the artwork for over 200,000 British editorial, socio-political, and pocket cartoons, supported by large collections of comic strips, newspaper cuttings, books and magazines.
Mascalls Gallery Kent;
Maidstone Rd, Paddock Wood, Tonbridge TN12 6LT
Telephone: 1892-835366
Includes national and international art exhibits
Rochester Art Gallery and Craft Case Kent;
95 High Street, Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX
Telephone: 1634-338319
Rochester Art Gallery and Craft Case features a changing programme of challenging and exciting contemporary visual art. Four to five exhibitions a year showcase the work of local, regional and international artists - in disciplines from fine art and craft to digital media, performance art and film.
Teapot Island Kent;
Hampstead Ln, Maidstone ME18
Telephone: 1622-814541
Teapot Island is a family run business that was established in Yalding in April 2003, housing the biggest collection of Teapots in England! With over 7600 teapots on display in our exhibition that is open to the public for a small charge.
Turner Contemporary Kent;
Rendezvous, Margate CT9 1HG
Telephone: 1843-233000
Situated on Margate seafront, on the same site where Turner stayed when visiting the town, Turner Contemporary presents a rolling programme of temporary exhibitions, events and learning opportunities which make intriguing links between historic and contemporary art. The gallery offers a space for everyone to discover different ways of seeing, thinking and learning.
Chapel Gallery Lancashire;
St Helens Rd, Ormskirk L39 4QR
Telephone: 1695-571328
Local public art gallery, contemporary art and craft from across the UK. Our diverse programme includes internationally regarded artists, such as David Hockney and Peter Blake, while bringing innovative contemporary art and craft from across the UK to the region, and supporting local artists in the development of their careers.
Grundy Art Gallery Lancashire;
Queen St, Blackpool FY1 1PU
Telephone: 1253-478170
The Grundy Art Gallery was founded in 1911 by the brothers John and Cuthbert Grundy, and has been at the centre of cultural and artistic life in the town for over 100 years. It began with the ambition to show the best art of the day to the people of Blackpool, and this sentiment remains at the heart of what we do today as a leading contemporary art gallery in the North West.
Haworth Art Gallery Lancashire;
Hollins Ln, Accrington BB5
Telephone: 1254-233782
Come and visit the Haworth Art Gallery and see for yourself the world-famous Tiffany glass collection – the largest public collection in Europe.
Peter Scott Gallery Lancashire;
Lancaster University, Arts Lancaster, Bailrigg, Lancaster LA1 4YW
Telephone: 1524-594151
The Peter Scott Gallery holds the international art collection of Lancaster University and the Peter Scott Trust. The collection includes Japanese and Chinese art, antiquities, twentieth century works by British artists, and prints by significant European artists.
Platform Gallery Lancashire;
Station Rd, Clitheroe BB7 2JT
Telephone: 1200-425566
Contemporary crafts gallery
20-21 Visual Arts Centre Lincolnshire;
Church Square, Scunthorpe DN15 6TA
Telephone: 1724-297070
Over the past fifteen years we have developed a great track record for offering a varied and exciting exhibition programme of contemporary art. Our venue shows around 20 exhibitions per year, across six exhibition spaces, and we aim to be as ambitious and creatively diverse with our shows as possible!
Cleethorpes Discovery Centre Lincolnshire;
Off Kings Road, Cleethorpes DN35 0AH
Telephone: 1472-325012
Cleethorpes Discovery Centre offers a welcoming environment nestled in the beautiful scenery of the lakeside, a perfect place for families to enjoy all year round. It’s free to enter the centre and enjoy our latest art exhibitions and displays by local talented artists or discover what’s happening out at sea from the ABP Humber Observatory
National Centre for Craft & Design Lincolnshire;
Navigation Wharf, Carre St, Sleaford NG34 7TW
Telephone: 1529-308710
We are the largest venue in England entirely dedicated to the exhibition, celebration, support and promotion of national and international contemporary craft and design.
The Ropewalk Lincolnshire;
Maltkiln Road, Barton upon Humber, North Lincolnshire, DN18 5JT
Telephone: 1652-660380
The Ropewalk is a regionally acclaimed centre for the arts housing four gallery spaces, a sculpture garden, coffee shop and facilities for room hire, printmaking and picture framing.
Bluecoat Chambers Merseyside;
School Ln, Liverpool L1 3BX
Telephone: 151-702-5324
Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, Bluecoat showcases talent across visual art, music, dance, live art and literature. As the most historic building in Liverpool’s city centre, Bluecoat has four galleries. It houses a creative community of artists and businesses and runs a participation programme with local communities.
Foundation for Art and Creative Technology Merseyside;
88 Wood St, Liverpool L1 4DQ
Telephone: 151-707-4444
FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) is the UK's leading media arts centre, based in Liverpool. Offering a unique programme of exhibitions, film and participant-led art projects, we use the power of creative technology to inspire and enrich lives. Our award-winning FACT building is home to three galleries (showing four exhibitions per year), a beautiful café operated by the team behind LEAF on Bold Street, a cosy bar, and four state of the art film screens (including intimate sofa-seated The Box), programmed by our cinema partners Picturehouse and showing the best in independent and mainstream film.
Lady Lever Art Gallery Merseyside;
Port Sunlight Village, Lower Rd, Bebington, Wirral CH62 5EQ
Telephone: 151-478-4136
Collection includes British 18th century and 19th century paintings, 18th century furniture and Wedgwood,
The Oratory Merseyside;
Liverpool L1 7AZ
Telephone: 151-233-3000
The Oratory stands to the north of Liverpool Cathedral in Merseyside, England. It was originally the mortuary chapel to St James Cemetery, and houses a collection of 19th-century sculpture and important funeral monuments as part of the Walker Art Gallery. It is a Grade I listed building in the National Heritage List for England.
Sudley House Merseyside;
Mossley Hill Rd, Liverpool L18 8BX
Telephone: 151-478-4016
Victorian historic house museum with art gallery. Paintings by Turner, Rossetti, Holman Hunt and many other great artists.
Tate Liverpool Merseyside;
Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4BB
Telephone: 151-702-7400
British and international modern and contemporary art
Victoria Gallery & Museum Merseyside;
Ashton St, Liverpool L69 3DR
Telephone: 151-794-2348
Part of the University of Liverpool, paintings, sculptures and ceramics
Walker Art Gallery Merseyside;
William Brown St, Liverpool L3 8EL
Telephone: 151-478-4199
Collections include Italian and Netherlandish paintings from 1300–1550, European art from 1550–1900. 18th and 19th century British art, prints, drawings and watercolours, 20th century works and sculpture. The collection includes European Renaissance paintings, masterpieces by Rubens, Poussin, Rembrandt, Turner and Stubbs, Pre-Raphaelite artworks by Rossetti and Millais and Impressionist works by Monet and Degas.
Williamson Art Gallery and Museum Merseyside;
Slatey Rd, Birkenhead, Prenton CH43 4UE
Telephone: 151-666-3537
Collections include Victorian oil paintings, English watercolours, Liverpool porcelain and Della Robbia Pottery, ship models, local history
World of Glass (St Helens) Merseyside;
Chalon Way E, Saint Helens WA10 1BX
Telephone: 1744-22766
Exhibits of historic and contemporary glass art, glass-making industry and history, glassblowing
The Forum Norfolk;
Millennium Plain, Norwich, NR2 1TF
Telephone: 1603-727950
The Forum, in Norwich, is a public Millennium building - everyone is welcome seven days a week all year round. Enjoy FREE exhibitions, events and activities, plus a café, a restaurant and one of the best public libraries in the UK. Around 5000 people visit The Forum every day. Come on in!
King's Lynn Arts Centre Norfolk;
29 King St, King's Lynn PE30 1HA
Performing and visual arts centre with galleries.
Norwich Arts Centre Norfolk;
51 St Benedicts St, Norwich NR2 4PG
Telephone: 1603-660352
Internationally recognised and at the heart of Norwich’s cultural community, Norwich Arts Centre is a contemporary arts venue that delivers a daily programme of live music, theatre, dance, live art, visual art, literature and comedy. It is a small, independently run venue with charitable status with a mission to support the development of artists and nurture emerging talent across a range of art forms;
Peter Coke Shell Gallery Norfolk;
West Cliff, Sheringham, NR26 8JT
Telephone: 1263-824338
Sculptures and arrangements formed from seashells from around the world, adjacent to Fishermen's Heritage Centre
Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts Norfolk;
University of East Anglia, Norfolk Rd, Norwich NR4 7TJ
Telephone: 1603-593199
The Collections at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts represent some of the most remarkable works of art assembled in the United Kingdom, spanning some 5,000 years of human creativity.
Rothwell Arts and Heritage Centre Northamptonshire;
14-16 Bridge St, Rothwell, Kettering NN14 6JW
Telephone: 1536-711550
The first floor houses 'The Janet Bassett Gallery' showcasing the work of local artists and crafters. The displays in both the museum and galleries are changed regularly. Details are on The Gallery page and the Diary page.
Berwick Gymnasium Gallery Northumberland;
The Barracks, Parade, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1DF
Telephone: 1289-330999
Berwick Visual Arts is an initiative managed by The Maltings (Berwick) Trust, which also manages The Maltings Theatre & Cinema. We are committed to developing a welcoming and engaging environment of exceptional, ambitious visual art to inspire, challenge and encourage learning and enjoyment for those who work, visit and live in Berwick-upon-Tweed and the communities it serves.
Mercer Art Gallery North Yorkshire;
31 Swan Rd, Harrogate HG1 2SA
Telephone: 1423-556188
Municipal art gallery for Harrogate district's fine art collection which consists of some 2000 works of art, mainly from the 19th and 20th centuries
Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art North Yorkshire;
Centre Square, Middlesbrough TS1 2AZ
Telephone: 1642-931232
Middlesbrough’s collection, housed by Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, encompasses art and craft from around 1900 to the present day, currently holding around 2,250 works. Its strengths are post–Second World War British art, twentieth-century British ceramics and European contemporary jewellery.
Quilt Museum and Gallery North Yorkshire;
St Anthonys Hall, Peasholme Green, York YO1 7PW
Telephone: 1904-613242
The Quilters’ Guild Collection is held byThe Quilters' Guild of the British Isles, an educational charity founded in 1979. Our aim is to promote the crafts of patchwork, appliqu and quilting through lending to exhibitions of historic and contemporary textiles as well as creating our own touring exhibitions and offering public access to the Collection by appointment.
Scarborough Art Gallery North Yorkshire;
The Crescent, Scarborough, YO11 2PW
Telephone: 1723-374753
Scarborough Art Gallery houses the borough’s permanent collection of fine art, which has grown through gifts, bequests and purchases since its beginnings in 1947, reflecting the vibrant mix of the community and its cultural heritage.
York Art Gallery North Yorkshire;
Exhibition Square York YO1 7EW
Telephone: 1904-687687
Our Decorative Arts collection of more than 3,000 pieces contains a wide variety of ceramics, glassware and other items. The substantial collection of ceramics from Yorkshire potteries, dating from the 1600s until the 1900s, includes Rockingham, Creamware, Delft Ware and items from Yorkshire country potteries. Most of these pieces are domestic items such as teapots and …
Harley Gallery Nottinghamshire;
Welbeck, Worksop, Nottinghamshire S80 3LW, United Kingdom
Telephone: 1909-501700
Welcome to The Harley Gallery, where old and new come together, with the historic Portland Collection of fine and decorative art shown alongside contemporary art exhibitions from leading modern artists.
Lakeside Arts Centre Nottinghamshire;
University Park, Clifton Blvd, Nottingham NG7 2RD
Telephone: 115-846-7777
University of Nottingham Art Collection The University of Nottingham art collection consists of some 651 items covering a broad range of subjects and media acquired through purchase, gift and bequest. The works are displayed at locations across the 4 main campuses at Nottingham in academic schools, halls of residence and principle administration buildings.
New Art Exchange Nottinghamshire;
39-41 Gregory Blvd, Nottingham NG7 6BE
Telephone: 115-924-8630
New Art Exchange (NAE) is a contemporary arts space in Nottingham that celebrates the region's cultural richness and diversity. It is the largest gallery in the UK dedicated to culturally diverse contemporary visual arts. The venue presents an ever-changing programme of art exhibitions, creative activities for families and young people, film screenings, symposiums, lectures, festivals and a live performance programme of music, dance and theatre. Entry to NAE is FREE!
Newark Town Hall Museum & Art Gallery Nottinghamshire;
Market Place, Newark NG24 1DU
Telephone: 1636-680333
The fine art collection includes a variety of works by local and international artists such as Robert Kiddey, Peter Brannan, William Nicholson and Stanley Spencer. William Cubley, a former Mayor of Newark in 1866, and an exceptional artist, also has a selection of works on permanent display.
Nottingham Contemporary Nottinghamshire;
Weekday Cross, Nottingham NG1 2GB
Telephone: 115-948-9750
Nottingham Contemporary is an international art centre with a strong sense of local purpose. Our exhibition programme has been described as "constantly inventive" by The Observer.
Modern Art Oxford Oxfordshire;
30 Pembroke St, Oxford OX1 1BP
Telephone: 1865-722733
Modern Art Oxford is a leading UK contemporary art space with an international reputation for inspirational and innovative programmes. The gallery is located in central Oxford and provides free entry for all. Founded in 1966, Modern Art Oxford is one of the UK’s most exciting and influential contemporary art spaces with an international reputation for ambitious and innovative projects.
West Oxon Arts Oxfordshire;
The Gallery/Town Hall/Market Sq, Bampton OX18 2JH
Telephone: 1993-850137
Hosting a wide range of talks, workshops and events, West Ox Arts is an association of artists and art enthusiasts from Oxfordshire and the wider region; it is situated in a lovely, spacious gallery on the first floor of the Grade II listed Old Town Hall in Bampton, a picturesque Cotswold village about five miles from Witney. The gallery holds approximately twelve exhibitions a year and features a shop that sells reasonably priced, handmade jewellery, ceramics, glassware, cards and prints.
Jackfield Tile Museum Shropshire;
Salthouse Rd, Telford TF8 7LJ
Telephone: 1952-884124
Jackfield Tile Museum is one of the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums. See, touch and walk upon magnificent British tiles as you wander through the original gas-lit trade showroom, fascinating galleries and period room settings.
American Museum in Britain Somerset;
Claverton Manor Bath BA2 7BD
Telephone: 1225-460-503
The only museum of American decorative and folk art outside the United States. The Museum’s collection of furniture, paintings, quilts, silver, and glass is presented in a series of Period Rooms within the historic Claverton Manor. Quilts and textiles are also showcased in the Textile Room. On the lower-level the American Heritage Exhibition tells the stories of the Founding Fathers, Native Americans, and the Civil War, through a series of interactive galleries that bring the development of America and American culture to life with bright and tactile exhibits – great for kids of all ages!
Holburne Museum of Art Somerset;
Great Pulteney St, Bath BA2 4DB
Telephone: 1225-388569
At the heart of the Holburne Museum is the collection of Sir William Holburne (1793-1874), fifth baronet of Menstrie. William seemed destined for a naval career but, following the death of his elder brother Francis, he inherited the family title and a modest fortune. Including silver-gilt, Old Master paintings, Italian bronzes such as the Susioni once owned by King Louis XIV, maiolica, porcelain, glass, furniture and portrait miniatures.
Museum of East Asian Art Somerset;
12 Bennett St, Bath BA1 2QJ
Telephone: 1225-464640
The only UK museum solely dedicated to the arts and cultures of East and South East Asia, with collections representing more than 7,000 years of artistry and craftsmanship.
Victoria Art Gallery Somerset;
Bridge St, Bath BA2 4AT
Telephone: 1225-477233
The Gallery’s collections range from the 15th century to the present day and were formed mainly by gift and bequest since the building first opened in 1900. Explore the database to find out more.
Bank Street Arts South Yorkshire;
32-40 Bank St, Sheffield S1 2DS
Telephone: 114-346-3034
Bank Street Arts is an arts centre with registered charity status in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. We’re independent and self-funded, which means that we specialise in flexibility and openness. We work with artists and makers, not around them, to find similarly minded creative types and develop their projects into quality exhibitions and events.
The Civic, Barnsley South Yorkshire;
Hanson St, Barnsley S70 2HZ
Telephone: 1226-327000
The Civic, Barnsley exists to be extraordinary. It was designed and created to give Barnsley back its cultural heart. Performing arts centre with art gallery
Cooper Gallery South Yorkshire;
33 Church St, Barnsley S70 2AH
Telephone: 1226-242905
Contemporary art exhibits, collection of 17th- to 20th-century paintings, watercolours and drawings
Graves Art Gallery South Yorkshire;
Leader House, Surrey St, Sheffield S1 2LH
Telephone: 114-278-2600
Collections of 19th- and 20th-century British and European art. Famous names on show at the Graves include Turner and Sisley, while more recent artists include Damien Hirst, Bridget Riley, Sam Taylor-Wood, and Marc Quinn. Local heroes include George Fullard, Derrick Greaves and Stanley Royle.
Millennium Gallery South Yorkshire;
Arundel Gate, Sheffield, S1 2PP
Telephone: 114-278-2600
The Millennium Gallery is Sheffield’s premier destination for art, craft and design. Here you can see some of Sheffield’s unique heritage, including the metalwork which made the city world famous, alongside contemporary art and design exhibitions.
S1 Artspace South Yorkshire;
21-24 South St, Sheffield S2 5QX
Telephone: 114-275-6131
S1 Artspace is an artist-led organisation providing studio space for over twenty Sheffield based artists and a project space, which presents an annual programme of contemporary exhibitions, screenings and events.
Sheffield Institute of Arts Gallery South Yorkshire;
153 Arundel St, Sheffield S1 2NU
Telephone: 114-225-5555
Our Sheffield Institute of Arts Gallery showcases the very best work by members of our community and visiting artists. We offer a programme of changing exhibitions, ranging from historic graphic design to contemporary fine art.
Site Gallery South Yorkshire;
1 Brown St, Sheffield S1 2BS
Telephone: 114-281-2077
Site Gallery is Sheffield’s leading international contemporary art space, supporting artists specialising in moving image, new media and performance. Pioneering emerging art practices and ideas, we work in partnership with local, regional and international collaborators to nurture artistic talent and support the development of contemporary art.
Turner Museum of Glass South Yorkshire;
Mappin Street Sheffield, S1 3JD
Telephone: -
Part of the University of Sheffield,The Turner Museum of Glass is one of the UK's most interesting and comprehensive collections of nineteenth and twentieth century glass. From drinking glasses to contemporary installations the Museum celebrates the skill and artistry of glassmakers.
Yorkshire ArtSpace South Yorkshire;
21 Brown St, Sheffield S1 2BS
Telephone: 114-2761769
Established in 1977 by art graduates, Yorkshire Artspace was one of the first studio groups developed outside of London, where the studio movement began in the late 1960’s. Since then we’ve grown to become one of the largest and most established studio providers in the UK.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park South Yorkshire;
West Bretton Wakefield WF4 4LG SatNav WF4 4JX
Telephone: 1924-832631
Yorkshire Sculpture Park is a pioneering place that aims to challenge, inspire, inform and delight, welcoming over 500,000 visitors, including 48,000 learning visits each year.
AirSpace Gallery Staffordshire;
2-4 Broad St, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 4HL
Telephone: 1782-261221
AirSpace Gallery is a collaborative, artist led project in Stoke-on-Trent, providing professional development opportunities, studio and exhibiting space and support for artists. Through a dynamic and evolving programme of exhibitions, events and activities AirSpace Gallery brings critical, high quality contemporary art to the region and provides opportunities for a broad range of artists.
Keele University Art Gallery Staffordshire;
Keele University Staffordshire, UK ST5 5BG
Telephone: 1782-732000
Contemporary art and design exhibitions
Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery Staffordshire;
31 Stockwell St, Leek ST13 6DH
Telephone: 1538-483741
Dating back to the 1880’s the Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery dominates the skyline of Leek and today is home to a collection of impressive oil paintings, ceramics, local history and a fine selection of the famous Leek Embroideries.
Raven Mason Collection Staffordshire;
The Raven Trust at Keele University, John Raven Room, Keele Hall, Keele University, Keele ST5 5BG
Telephone: 1782-734908
This important ceramic collection was lovingly created by brothers Ronald William and John Mason Raven; it is housed in Keele Hall within the University. It contains many important pieces outlining the development of Mason ceramics in Staffordshire from the beginning of the nineteenth century.
Shire Hall Gallery Staffordshire;
Market Square, Stafford ST16 2LD
Telephone: 1785-278345
Exhibits of visual art, crafts and photography, also restored 19th-century court room
Wedgwood Museum Staffordshire;
Wedgwood Drive, Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST12 9ER.
Telephone: 1782-371900
History and displays of Wedgwood ceramics, founder Josiah Wedgwood, process of making the ceramics
The Apex Suffolk;
1 Charter Square, Bury Saint Edmunds IP33 3FD
Telephone: 1284-758000
From classical concerts to pop, rock, jazz, blues, world, country and folk, plus comedy and dance performances, The Apex has it all - imaginative programming combined with acoustic excellence proves a heady combination for music, comedy and performance arts lovers in Suffolk and beyond.
Gainsborough's House Suffolk;
Gainsboroughs House, 46-47 Gainsborough St, Sudbury CO10 2EU
Telephone: 1787-372958
The Gainsborough’s House permanent collection encompasses the artist’s whole career, from early portraits and landscapes painted in Suffolk during the 1750s, to later works from his Bath and London periods of the 1760s, 70s and 80s. The collection of works on paper includes drawings by Gainsborough and his contemporaries, as well as prints by or after Gainsborough and other eighteenth-century artists. There is a selection of rare books and manuscripts from the period, including a number of Gainsborough’s letters.
Ipswich Art School Gallery Suffolk;
1 Upper High Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NE
Telephone: 1473-433681
The Art School Gallery shows exhibitions of international importance and provides a unique stage for local artists to show their work and to showcase the region's artistic talents.
Smith's Row Suffolk;
The Market Cross, Cornhill, Bury Saint Edmunds IP33 1BT
Telephone: 1284-762081
Smiths Row is a charity dedicated to contemporary visual arts, craft and design based in Bury St Edmunds. Since 1972, we have provided a resource for artists, makers and audiences through exhibitions, commissions, education, events and training across the East.
Crafts Study Centre Surrey;
Falkner Rd, Farnham GU9 7DS
Telephone: 1252-891450
The Centre's acclaimed collections include modern and contemporary calligraphy, ceramics, textiles, furniture and wood as well as diaries, working notes and photographs of makers of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Cranleigh Arts Centre Surrey;
1 High St, Cranleigh GU6 8AS
Telephone: 1483-278000
Arts centre with exhibit gallery
Guildford House Surrey;
155 High St, Guildford GU1 3AJ
Telephone: 1483-444751
Guildford House is a fascinating 17th century Grade 1 Listed town house located on the High Street. It houses Guildford House Gallery, a changing exhibition space offering a varied programme of: art and craft shows, workshops and talks, a craft gift shop
Lewis Elton Gallery Surrey;
Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH
Telephone: 1483-300800
Art gallery at the University of Surrey's Guildford campus, which hosts exhibitions, lectures and events including sculpture, paintings and photographs
Royal Holloway, University of London Picture Gallery and Art Collections Surrey;
Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX
Telephone: 1784-434455
The Royal Holloway Art Collections include some of the 19th century's most iconic works of art. Features world-class paintings,sculptures, prints, drawings and watercolours from a wide range of artists including William Powell Frith, John Everett Millais and Edward Burne-Jones.
Watts Gallery Surrey;
Down Ln, Compton, Guildford GU3 1DQ
Telephone: 1483-810235
Ever since its foundation in 1904, Watts Gallery has continued to be the chief repository of G. F. Watts’s work. When Watts Gallery first opened, the collection included 109 core works, primarily finished oil paintings and a few sketches, all by G.F. Watts, donated by the artist from his London studio in Kensington.
Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art Tyne and Wear;
S Shore Rd, Gateshead NE8 3BA
Telephone: 191-478-1810
Situated on the south bank of the River Tyne in Gateshead, England, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art consists of 2,600 square metres of art space, making it the UK’s largest dedicated contemporary art institution.
Customs House Tyne and Wear;
Mill Dam, South Shields NE33 1ES
Telephone: 191-454-1234
The Customs House offers arts and entertainment for all, serving the residents of South Tyneside and beyond with a varied programme of live performance, cinema, visual arts and projects for children and young people.
Globe Gallery Tyne and Wear;
47 Pilgrim St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6QE
Telephone: 191-597-9278
For the past 23 years Globe Gallery has been at the forefront of independent contemporary art, always challenging, never excluding. The organisation embraces change but is also proud of its continuity.
Hatton Gallery Tyne and Wear;
King's Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1
Telephone: 191-222-6059
Part of Newcastle University. One of the most important pieces in our collection is the Kurt Schwitters' Merz Barn Wall. Constructed in a barn in the Lake District during 1947-48, the Merz Barn was Schwitters' final, and in his own estimation, 'greatest', piece of work.
Laing Art Gallery Tyne and Wear;
New Bridge St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AG
Telephone: 191-278-1611
The gallery today is home to an internationally important collection of art, focusing on British oil paintings, watercolours, ceramics, silver and glassware. The Laing Art Gallery holds regularly changing exhibitions of historic, modern and contemporary art, and events including artist and curator talks and family activities.
National Glass Centre Tyne and Wear;
Liberty Way, Sunderland SR6 0GL
Telephone: 191-515-5555
Historic and contemporary glass, history of glass-making
Northumbria University Gallery Tyne and Wear;
Northumbria University Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 8QE
Telephone: 191-349-5382
Part of Northumbria University
Seven Stories Tyne and Wear;
30 Lime St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2PQ
Telephone: 300-330-1095
Seven Stories is the National home of Children's Books. There is no other place like it in the UK. Everything we do celebrates children's books, their creators and their readers.
Shipley Art Gallery Tyne and Wear;
Prince Consort Rd, Gateshead NE8 4JB
Telephone: 191-477-1495
The Shipley Art Gallery opened in 1917 with a collection of 504 paintings bequeathed by local solicitor Joseph Shipley. Since then the collection has grown to include nearly 800 paintings and collections of works on paper, decorative art and contemporary craft. The Shipley’s art collections were designated as being of national importance in 1998 and include local favourite, William Irving's painting The Blaydon Races.
Compton Verney House Warwickshire;
Compton Verney Warwickshire CV35 9HZ
Telephone: 1926-645-500
Discover the unique delights of Compton Verney, where there’s something for everyone to enjoy. 120 acres of stunning parkland and lake surround an award-winning art gallery, with a family friendly café and gift shop.
Barber Institute of Fine Arts West Midlands;
University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TS
Telephone: 121-414-7333
Part of the University of Birmingham. The Barber Institute contains one of the finest small collections of European art in the UK. Includes prime examples of the work of many of the greatest artists including Botticelli, Giovanni Bellini, Veronese, Rubens, Van Dyck, Poussin, Claude, Gainsborough, Turner, Ingres, Manet, Monet, Degas, Van Gogh, Gauguin and Magritte.
Bilston Craft Gallery West Midlands;
Mount Pleasant, Bilston WV14 7LU
Telephone: 1902-552507
Contemporary craft exhibitions and displays of historic items created by skilled makers, plus events for all ages. Bilston Craft Gallery’s lively programme of changing exhibitions features the best of contemporary ceramics, glass, jewellery, textiles, metal, woodwork and more.
Ikon Gallery West Midlands;
1 Oozells Square, Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2HS
Telephone: 121-248-0708
Ikon is an internationally acclaimed art gallery situated in central Birmingham. Housed in a magnificent neo-gothic school building, it is an educational charity and works to encourage public engagement with contemporary art through exhibiting new work in a context of debate and participation. It offers free entry to all.
International Project Space West Midlands;
Maple Road, Birmingham B30 2AA
Telephone: 121-331-5763
International Project Space (IPS) is a non-profit contemporary arts organisation situated on the Bournville campus of the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design. Since its founding IPS has established a reputation for presenting a challenging and experimental programme of exhibitions, events and new commissions with both emerging and established artists, providing many with their first opportunity to present a solo project in the UK.
mac birmingham West Midlands;
Cannon Hill Park, Queen's Ride, Birmingham B12 9QH
Telephone: 121-446-3232
Specialising in contemporary work, we offer a busy programme of theatre, dance, independent cinema, music, spoken word, comedy, exhibitions and special events, as well as a wealth of practical classes in all aspects of creativity, from playing musical instruments to ceramics and jewellery-making. mac is a national leader in developing work with children, families and young people of all backgrounds.
New Art Gallery Walsall West Midlands;
Gallery Square, Walsall WS2 8LG
Telephone: 1922-654400
The New Art Gallery Walsall is the home of the prestigious Garman Ryan Collection, gifted to the Borough of Walsall in 1973 by Lady Kathleen Epstein (nee Garman), widow of the great 20th century sculptor Jacob Epstein.
Royal Birmingham Society of Artists West Midlands;
4 Brook St, Birmingham B3 1SA
Telephone: 121-236-4353
The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (RBSA) is an artist-led charity which supports artists and promotes engagement with the visual arts through a range of inclusive activities: exhibitions, workshops and demonstrations. The RBSA Gallery has a changing programme of exhibitions on two floors of gallery space.
Warwick Arts Centre West Midlands;
University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Rd, Coventry CV4 7AL
Telephone: 24-7652-4524
We’re one of the largest multi-artform venues in the UK. We deliver a high quality, engaging, diverse programme of cinema, performing and visual arts, presented in world-class venues and spaces at the heart of the University of Warwick campus.
Wolverhampton Art Gallery West Midlands;
Lichfield St, Wolverhampton WV1 1DU
Telephone: 1902-552055
Come and explore more than 300 years of art in our free gallery. Whether it’s to see one of the best Pop Art collections outside London or work by English landscape and portrait genius Gainsborough we’ve got it all here.
Cass Sculpture Foundation West Sussex;
New Barn Hill, Goodwood, Chichester PO18 0QP
Telephone: 1243-538449
Cass Sculpture Foundation was founded in 1992 by Wilfred and Jeannette Cass who are still active founders and trustees. Their mission was to provide support for artists to achieve new levels of ambition. The result is a pioneering not-for-profit organisation that inspires, enables and presents the output of some of the most important figures in contemporary sculpture.
Otter Gallery West Sussex;
College Ln, Chichester PO19 6PE
Telephone: 1243-816098
The collection was started in 1947 when Eleanor Hipwell, head of art for the Bishop Otter College, acquired three paintings from an exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum in order to display them in the University. Shortly afterwards, Miss K E Murray was appointed as a new Principal. Along with Eleanor Hipwell's successor, Sheila McCririck, Miss Murray pursued a determination to develop a collection of contemporary art that would inspire and inform the students of the University.
Oxmarket Centre of Arts West Sussex;
St Andrews Court, East St, Chichester PO19 1YH
Telephone: 1243-779103
The Oxmarket Centre of Arts is a volunteer-run charity whose mission is to promote art and support artists in a professional and inclusive manner. We provide a range of accessible exhibition spaces for artists, both emerging and local, and art societies and groups, whether national or local. All our exhibitions, over 150 every year, are free to the public, to encourage people in our community to engage with art.
Pallant House Gallery West Sussex;
9 N Pallant, Chichester PO19 1TJ
Telephone: 1243-774557
Pallant House Gallery is home to one of the best collections of Modern British art in the UK, with works by Henry Moore, Walter Sickert, Ben Nicholson, Eduardo Paolozzi and Peter Blake. The core of this ‘collection of collections' is Modern British art but other artworks figure such at the Bow Porcelain of the Geoffrey Freeman Collection.
West Dean College West Sussex;
West Dean Nr Chichester West Sussex PO18 0QZ
Telephone: 1243-811301
The College is set in West Dean House in Sussex, former home of Edward James, poet, artist, designer and patron of the Surrealist Movement. It offers an inspirational setting for focused study, creativity and innovation. The Edward James Foundation is the registered charity behind the College, also our Gardens and West Dean Tapestry Studio. Exhibits of fine art, craft, weavings
Cartwright Hall West Yorkshire;
Lister Park, Bradford BD9 4NS
Telephone: 1274-431212
Civic art gallery, collection includes Victorian and Edwardian works, Old Masters, 20th-century British painters and sculptors, Asian art and textiles
Gallery II West Yorkshire;
Chesham B Building, Bradford BD7 1PH
Telephone: 1274-233365
Whilst there is no formal academic department devoted to the Arts, the University fully supports and invests in its arts on campus programme, which includes theatre, music and visual arts.
Henry Moore Institute in Leeds West Yorkshire;
74 The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AH
Telephone: 113-246-7467
The Henry Moore Institute is dedicated to celebrating sculpture. We welcome everyone to experience, study and enjoy sculpture. We are an international research centre located in the vibrant city of Leeds, where Henry Moore began his training as a sculptor.
The Hepworth Wakefield West Yorkshire;
Gallery Walk, Wakefield WF1 5AW
Telephone: 1924-247360
A hidden gem for over 100 years, Wakefield’s collection of Modern British art features some of the most significant British artists of the 20th Century including Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore.
Huddersfield Art Gallery West Yorkshire;
Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield HD1 2SU
Telephone: 1484-221964
Collection focus is 20th-century British art, including paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture
Leeds Art Gallery West Yorkshire;
The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AA
Telephone: 113-378-5350
Collection includes 19th- and 20th-century British Art
Leeds College of Art West Yorkshire;
Blenheim Walk Leeds West Yorkshire LS2 9AQ
Telephone: 113-202-8000
Presents many contemporary shows each year in two gallery locations
Salts Mill West Yorkshire;
Victoria Rd, Saltaire BD18 3LA
Telephone: 1274-531163
Salts Mill is a place for art, dining and shopping in one stunning historic building. Parking and entrance is free. Inside you can admire our very big collection of works by David Hockney, be inspired by the very best in independent retail and enjoy our bustling restaurants and cafes.
Smith Art Gallery West Yorkshire;
Halifax Rd, Brighouse HD6 2AF
Telephone: 1422-288065
The front gallery hosts an exhibition of oil paintings, based on People and Places, including works by Atkinson Grimshaw, Marcus Stone and Thomas Sydney Cooper
Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery West Yorkshire;
Parkinson Building, Woodhouse Ln, Leeds LS2 9JT
Telephone: 113-343-2778
Part of the University of Leeds, collection includes European and British painting, drawings and prints, dating from the 17th century up to the present day
The Tetley West Yorkshire;
Hunslet Rd, Leeds LS10 1JQ
Telephone: 113-320-2323
The Tetley is a centre for contemporary art and learning located in the stunning art deco headquarters of the former Tetley Brewery in central Leeds. We offer a warm welcome whether you’re here to see cutting edge art, sample our Yorkshire menu or enjoy a pint of Tetley’s in this historic setting.
West Yorkshire Print Workshop West Yorkshire;
75A Huddersfield Rd, Mirfield WF14 8AT
Telephone: 1924-497646
Printmaking and crafts art centre with gallery
Yorkshire Sculpture Park West Yorkshire;
West Bretton, Уэйкфилд WF4 4JX
Telephone: 1924-832631
Changing exhibits of sculpture, both outdoors and indoors
The Pound Wiltshire;
Pound Pill, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 9HX
Telephone: 1249-701628
The Pound arts centre, the arts hub for north Wiltshire, offers a year round programme of performances, workshops, a youth theatre and exhibitions.
Salisbury Arts Centre Wiltshire;
Bedwin St, Salisbury SP1 3UT
Telephone: 1722-321744
Performing and visual arts centre. Salisbury Arts Centre was formerly St Edmund’s Church, named after St Edmund who taught “the arts” at Oxford in the early 13th Century
Swindon Art Gallery Wiltshire;
Bath Road Swindon SN1 4BA
Telephone: 1793-466556
Includes collection of 20th-century British art
Gordon Russell Museum Worcestershire;
15 Russell Square, Broadway, Worcestershire WR12 7AP
Telephone: 1386-854695
Gordon Russell was a design pioneer – a furniture designer, maker, calligrapher, entrepreneur, educator, and champion of accessible, well crafted design. Schooled in the Arts and Crafts tradition of the Cotswolds he believed that good design has a lasting impact on people’s lives.
Worcester Porcelain Museum Worcestershire;
Severn Street, Worcester WR1 2ND
Telephone: 1905-21247
Formerly known as the Dyson Perrins Museum, collection of Royal Worcester porcelain. The Museum of Royal Worcester holds over 10,000 ceramic objects. This digital database has been extracted from our catalogue; it is our intention to provide world-wide access to this fascinating collection and further items will be added on a regular basis.