National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery was founded in 1856 to collect the likeness of famous British men and women, today the collection is the most comprehensive of its kind in the world.Above the entrance of the Gallery are the busts of the three men ‐ all biographers and…

Tate Britain

Tate holds the national collection of British art from 1500 to present day. Tate Britain is showing Collections 2002‐1500: BP Displays at Tate Britain, an entirely new presentation of the national collection of British art featuring masterpieces by the key figures of British art including Van Dyck,…

Tate Modern

Tate Modern stands at the heart of London, linked to St Paul's Cathedral by the new millennium footbridge. The building is a remarkable combination of the old and the new.Tate Modern hosts a permanent collection of contemporary and modern art from around the world, and also holds regular…

The Queens Gallery

The Royal Collection contains one of the world's finest groups of Dutch 17th‐century paintings. Among the most enduringly popular images in Western Art, these pictures have for centuries been admired for their harmonious compositions, close observation of detail, subtle light effects and meticulous finish. The 51 outstanding examples…

The Mall Galleries

The Mall Galleries is one of the few London venues to show the work of well‐established British artists alongside that of up‐and‐coming students and young unknown painters. Throughout the year the Mall Galleries are host to numerous art competitions, such as the Singer & FriedlanderSunday Times Water…

The Lowry

A dazzling, award winning building in a stunning waterside location. One of the most exciting art galleries in Britain, explore L S Lowry's life and work in ways that might surprise you and discover something new in our other gallery spaces. Opening its door to the…

Tate St Ives

In 1928 the meeting of Alfred Wallis, Ben Nicholson and Christopher Wood began the development of St Ives as an artists' colony. With the outbreak of war in 1939, Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth and Naum Gabo settled in St Ives, establishing in West Cornwall an outpost for the…

Lady Lever Art Gallery

The Lady Lever Art Gallery was opened in 1922 by Princess Beatrice youngest daughter of Queen Victoria. It is probably the best surviving example of late Victorian and Edwardian taste and remains the only major public urban gallery built by its founder to house the collection he had…

Cecil Higgins Art Gallery

Alan Davie b.1920 is a Scottish painter and was one of the first British artists to win international acclaim after the Second World War. A highly individual painter, Alan Davie is considered to be one of the most important British artists of the post war era.Much of Davie's…

Battlesbridge Antiques Centre

The largest antiques centre in Essex. Five interesting old buildings housing over 70 antiques dealers in antiques and crafts. On the banks of the River Crouch in a picturesque hamlet, with tea‐rooms and 18th Century pub. Visits to the Classic Motor Cycle Museum on Sundays…

Williamson Art Gallery &

On permanent display at the Williamson Art Gallery are Victorian oil paintings, English watercolours, Liverpool Porcelain, DellaBir Robbia Pottery.The Williamson also hosts a dynamic exhibition programme including occasional craft exhibitions.Hot drinks and toilets are available at the Gallery, and staff will be happy to advise you of local…

Dartington Crystal

Largest warehouse sale to date, up to 75 off selected items Only while stocks last No trip to Devon is complete without a visit to Dartington Crystal Factory Experience.See first hand how our crystal is hand crafted with skill and care from the blowing of…

Wedgwood Visitor Centre

The Wedgwood Visitor Centre is a fascinating and revealing insight into a pottery renowned throughout the world. A great social and environmental reformer, he built for his potters a complete village, Etruria, with good housing and a modern factory.The tour follows the entire production process from raw…

Walker Art Gallery

From Rossetti to Hockney, there is a diverse range of pieces at the Walker including contemporary art and work from as far back as the 13th century.The Walker Art Gallery is the national gallery of the North. For 130 years it has housed Liverpools most outstanding art collection.…

Muckleburgh Collection

The Muckleburgh Collection has been so named after Muckleburgh Hill at the foot of which the military camp is situated. The Collection was started by the now late Berry Savory and his son Michael after the success of another small museum. The History of Combined Operations…

Millennium Galleries

Built using lottery funding, this venue is a great place for a half a day out.With a bright luncheon area and a vibrant foyer that includes two large escalators and open access to the downstairs exhibition area, the Galleries are ideal to look at rare collections and art…

Maws Craft Centre

Individual workshops housing a wide variety of art, craft and design businesses, situated in the converted Victorian tile factory of Maw & Co. Licensed tearoom.Open: Individual workshops with varying opening times. A Selection can be found open most afternoons and weekends. Tearoom closed Mondays.…

County Hall

Located on London's vibrant South Bank with a waterfront vista overlooking the Palace of Westminster and Big Ben, County Hall Gallery makes its home in the historic County Hall, next to the BA London Eye. Join us for the Dali centenary in 2004 as the Dali universe…

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Dulwich Picture Gallery is the greatest find in London: a magnificent collection of old masters, including works by Poussin, Claude, Rubens, Murillo, Van Dyck, Rembrandt, Watteau, Gainsborough and many others, was originally assembled for the King of Poland in the 1790s. When Poland was partitioned, an alternative home…

Denby Pottery Visitor Centre

See how Denby is made, 'have a go' at painting a plate, watch a free cookery demonstration in the Emporium or browse around the shops and museum. All Tours at Denby are led by experienced Tour Guides who will take you round and explain how the pottery…

Royal Academy of Arts

We are an independent fine arts institution which supports contemporary artists and promotes interest in the arts through a comprehensive and ambitious exhibition programme. Our education work, and the RA Schools, ensure that the skills and knowledge of today's most talented artists are passed on to the next…

National Glass Centre

The National Glass Centre is an important and unique venture. Based in an innovative new building, set on the north bank of the River Wear, the National Glass Centre is dedicated to promoting glass in all its uses; in design and technology and as a vehicle for artistic…

Whitworth Art Gallery

Internationally famous for its collections of art and design, the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester, north west England, is home to an impressive range of watercolours, prints, drawings, modern art and sculpture, as well as the largest collections of textiles and wallpapers outside London. Originally founded in…

Gilbert Collection

The Gilbert Collection was formed over four decades by the late Sir Arthur Gilbert who first started to collect English silver, attracted by its historical and decorative qualities. The magnificent galleries of the Gilbert Collection occupy two levels of the South Building and the adjacent Embankment Building.The…

Atkinson Art Gallery

British art of the 17th‐20th centuries, including works by Lely, Cotman, Ford Madox Brown, Sickert and Ginner, as well as The Death of General Wolfe by Benjamin West. Large collection of British watercolours, etchings and engravings.Themed exhibitions from the permanent collection are regularly shown. Every month the Gallery…

Sedgefield Pottery

Working pottery. Hand thrown and decorated stoneware and terracotta items for sale.Open: Monday‐ Saturday excluding Wednesday 9am ‐ 5.30pm, Wednesday 9am ‐ 12 noon.…

The Stour Gallery

The Stour Gallery is a cool, crisply white‐painted series of spaces for showing contemporary art in the Warwickshire market town of Shipston‐on‐Stour, situated on the Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire borders.The gallery is in its 9th year, successfully showing the work of artists, potters and sculptors with established reputations alongside emerging…

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Aberdeen Art Gallery is the main visual arts exhibition space in the city of Aberdeen in Scotland. It opened in 1885, in a building designed by Alexander Marshall McKenzie.The permanent collection including works by the Post‐Impressionists and the Scottish Colourists as well as applied arts and crafts.The central…

Bankside Gallery

Bankside Gallery is the home of two historic art societies; the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers. We run a changing programme of exhibitions of contemporary watercolours and original prints by Members of the two Societies. Members are elected by their peers in…

South London Gallery

TWith beautiful high ceilings in the freshly re‐furbished Victorian main gallery, period architecture mixed with modern new facilities throughout the building, and a garden retreat the South London Gallery presents a programme of up to 8 exhibitions every year of cutting edge visual arts. The South London…

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

The travelling son of Swansea copper magnate John Henry Vivian, Richard Glynn Vivian 1835‐1910 was an avid collector and amassed a fine private display of porcelain and art which he housed at both his London address and at Sketty Hall, Swansea. In later life, however, Richard Glynn Vivian…

Saltburn

Art gallery based in studio buildings and used by 12 local artists. Throughout the year there is a changing programme of art exhibitions and outreach events.Open: Wed ‐ Sun 12pm ‐ 4pm.…

Southampton City Art Gallery

Southampton City Art Gallery can offer something for everyone, whether you're young or old, a lifelong fan or going to a gallery for the first time. Exhibitions and displays range from ancient culture to the cutting‐edge and the Gallery is internationally renowned for its impressive art collection,…

Beacroft Art Gallery

With fine sea views and a varied collection ranging from 17th century Dutch paintings to contemporary works, as well as a fine collection of local views, the Beecroft is well worth a visit.The Gallery is open from 9.30am to 1.0pm and from 2.0pm to 5.0pm., Tuesdays to Saturdays.We…

Focal Point Gallery

Focal Point Gallery aims to bring the best of photographic, video and digital arts to Southend. Focal Point Gallery specialises in photography and media arts. We aim to provide an enriching and stimulating programme, creating opportunities to experience the best of contemporary art in these fields. We…

Courtauld Gallery

The Courtauld Institute of Art is one of the world's leading institutes for teaching and research in the history of art and conservation and was awarded a 5 grade in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise. Uniquely it houses world famous collections of paintings, prints and drawings in…

Shire Hall Gallery

Did you know that Staffordshire County Council has a collection of over 25,000 social history objects, 35,000 photographs and 1,800 items of fine and decorative art The Shire Hall Gallery is the largest venue in Staffordshire dedicated to providing access to, and promoting the visual arts and…

Artery Contemporary Scottish Art

We are exhibiting artists from Scotland, Ireland, Germany, Holland, Greece, Australia and CanadaArtery Gallery is a Leading online Scottish art gallery based in Crieff, Perthshire central Scotland and is aiming to make art more affordable by offering you the best in contemporary Scottish art including modern, contemporary and…

Open Eye Gallery

Founded in 1977 Open Eye is an independent not‐for‐profit photography gallery based in Liverpool.We are one of the UKs leading photography spaces, and the only gallery dedicated to photography and related media in the North West of England.Open Eye has consistently championed photography as an art form that…

View Two Gallery

View Two Gallery is one of Liverpool's leading independent art galleries, with three floors of art for sale.…

Alby Crafts and Gardens

Imagine spending a day among some of Norfolk's finest craftspeople surrounded by four acres of carefully tended gardens and ponds. The attractive brick and flint Norfolk farm buildings also accommodate a gallery and gift shop, furniture showroom and tearooms.Situated at the edge of the beautiful Norfolk Broads and…

Watts Gallery

First opening its doors to the public in 1904, Watts Gallery is a purpose‐built art gallery created for the display of works by the great Victorian artist George Frederic Watts OM RA 1817‐1904. After a major restoration project, visitors can now experience the Watts Collection in the historic…

Hull Guildhall

The Guildhall houses a fascinating and high quality public collection that includes fine art, sculpture, furniture, the Civic Insignia and silver. Through the years the collection has grown through Royal favour, civic commissions, donations and good fortune. It provides a fascinating insight into the local history of Kingston…

Blake House Craft Centre

A host of individual shops and specialised businesses set in listed and restored farm buildings in tranquil Essex countryside. This is one of the county's prettiest craft centres. Admission is free, but a small charge for entrance on special event days applies.Open: all year, including Bank…

Millennium Galleries and Winter

Sheffield is undergong a transformation. The Millennium Galleries and Winter Garden are leading the way. Don't just take our word for it, come and see for yourself.The Milennium Galleries is Sheffield's most inspiring and energetic centre for visual art, craft and design. See fantastic exhibitions…

Mamble Craft Centre

See crafts people at work ‐ watercolour artist, floral arranger, etc. Relax in our award winning cost tearoom for lunch or cream tea. Browse through our Alladins Cave of gifts and crafts in The Gallery and Gift Shop. A tranquil setting where a friendly welcome…

Central Library

The main Liverpool City Public Library is situated in William Brown Street next to the Museum and Art Gallery. It is one of the largest public libraries in Britain and it is open to all members of the public for rererence purposes. The Picton, Brown and Hornby…

Graves Art Gallery

Exhibiting the best of 20th Century European art, including Picasso, Cezanne and Stanley Spencer, the Graves Art Gallery houses both an excellent permanent collection and a first class programme of exhibitions from both contemporary and internationally renowned artists. Come and enjoy our family gallery, where both adults…

194 Medomsley Road

Studio and workshops of stained glass artist Maralyn O'Keefe. Gallery features glass, ceramics, paintings, metalwork and textiles by over 100 regional artists.Open: Monday ‐ Saturday 9am ‐ 5pm. Sunday 11am ‐ 4pm.…

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery

Cartwright Hall is Bradford's civic art gallery and offers an exciting programme of contemporary exhibitions, with four permanent galleries displaying works from our art collections. The collections consist mainly of 19th and 20th century British art, with strong collections of international contemporary prints and contemporary South Asian…

Ferens Art Gallery

Opened in 1927, the award winning Ferens Art Gallery combines internationally renowned permanent collection displays with thriving programmes of exhibitions and Live Art. A unique Children's Gallery is one of the highlights of a lively education and events programme that includes tours, talks and art workshops.The gallery's first‐class…

Usher Gallery

Set in the beautiful grounds of the Temple Gardens, the Gallery houses an exquisite collection of Fine and Decorative arts. It has long been my desire and ambition to bequeath a considerable proportion of my life's work in art to Lincoln, and I hope that it might…

The Pearoom

The Pearoom is the Eastern Region's foremost centre for contemporary craft. Two galleries on the top floor show an on‐going programme of exhibitions of contemporary craft. The Pearoom Cafe is open for light lunches and teas. Homemade food is served and groups can be catered…

East Kilbride Arts Centre

East Kilbride Folk Club meets every Monday 7.30pm to 10.30pm. FORMAT : Accoustic sessions with Open Mic ,also on Monday evenings.Ticket events at intervals throughout year , with Guest acts. VENUE : East Kilbride Arts Centre Cafe sessions ,Arts Centre Theatre open mic …

William Morris Gallery

WILLIAM MORRIS ‐ Designer, Craftsman, Writer and Socialist ‐ was born at Elm House, Walthamstow, on 24th March 1834. He died, 'having done more work than most ten men', at Hammersmith on 3rd October 1896. The WILLIAM MORRIS GALLERY, opened by Prime Minister Clement Attlee in 1950,…

Longthorpe Tower

The tower displays the finest 14th‐century domestic wall paintings in northern Europe of secular and spiritual subjects, including The Wheel of Life, The Nativity and King David.…

Back Silver Street

At Fowlers Yard visitors can see artists and craftspeople at work and purchase hand made arts and crafts. Creative processes include glassmaking, painting, micro‐brewing, textile art, embrioderycostume making, design photography and metal furniture making.Open: Daily Tuesday ‐ Saturday 10.30am ‐ 5.30pm saturday 5pm.Hart Interior DesignTuesday ‐…

Kings Lynn Arts Centre

This ancient building, with its present day frontage onto King Street, within a few yards of the Tuesday Market Place can easily be passed unnoticed by those who are unaware of its origins and historic interest. Just behind the brick faade stands the largest and oldest…

City Art Gallery

There is something for everyone at Leeds City Art Gallery. You will find traditional prints, watercolours, paintings and sculptures as well as contemporary works made with plastic grapes and twintubs.At Leeds City Art Gallery you can find some of the most outstanding works of British Art outside of…

Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Abbot Hall is an exquisite gallery in the north west of England on the edge of the Lake District. Works of art can be enjoyed in this beautiful Georgian villa, drawn both from its important collections and the changing series of exhibitions. The gallery also has…

Central Art Gallery

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. There is something to suit everyone's taste with group and solo shows of artists from the region including paintings,…

Alfred East Gallery

The Alfred East Gallery is one of the County's two major public art galleries, housing important collections by Sir Alfred East and Thomas Cooper Gotch, some of which have recently gone on display in the new Permanent Collection Room. Alfred East was an english painter and etcher,…

Hogarth House

Hogarth House is a gallery where most of Hogarth's well known engravings are on display, including 'Harlot's Progress', 'Rake's Progress', 'Marriage la Mode', and also 'Gin Lane' and 'Beer Street'.Hogarth lived here with his wife, sister and mother‐in‐law. After his death his widow Jane continued to live…

York Art Gallery

See Monet, Rembrandt, Lowry, Titian, Hepworth and much more among our opening exhibitions and permanent collections. The gallery has an outstanding collection of British and European art spanning the last 600 years, displayed in new themed areas under the headings of people, places, stories, devotion and morality.York Art…

Bishop Auckland Discovery Centre

Exhibitionevents space with changing exhibition programme featuring displays of local interest, including arts and heritage. Permanent exhibition on history of Bishop Auckland.Open: Thursday, Friday and Saturday 11am ‐ 4pm.Check opening hours before visiting.…

Guildford House Gallery

Local art, architecture, craft and history is presented to Guildford so admirably by the staff of Guildford House ‐ to miss an 'event' is the only disappointment. Guildford House is a fascinating 17th century town house at the top of Guildford High Street ‐ opposite Sainsbury's. …