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Art Galleries in the UK

Included below are Art galleries in the UK, such as Kirkcaldy Galleries. Many of the paintings, sculptures and drawings found in the Art Galleries are of international importance, many have regularly changing exhibitions.

Kirkcaldy Galleries

Kirkcaldy Galleries, War Memorial Gardens, Kirkcaldy, Fife

War Memorial Gardens, Kirkcaldy

A hub for culture and arts in the Kirkcaldy area, the Kirkcaldy Galleries features a museum, art gallery, library, family history room and lovely café overlooking the war memorial gardens in the town. Thanks to a £2.5 million revamp that has included... more

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Castle Street, Carlisle, Cumbria

Castle Street, Carlisle

Tullie House Museum has refurbished two of its permanent galleries to improve the display of its nationally important collection of Pre-Raphaelite art. This exciting development incorporates new interpretation including an innovative multimedia... more

Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria


Built in 1759, Abbot Hall in Kendal started life as a family home but over the centuries fell into disrepair and has been used for everything from a nursery to a bank. A grade II listed building in great danger of falling apart, it was saved by a... more

Institute of Contemporary Arts

Institute of Contemporary Arts, 12 Carlton House Terrace, London, London

12 Carlton House Terrace, London

ICA is where you can see art from contemporary artists like Damien Hirst, Steve McQueen and Tracey Emin. Watch fascinating world cinema from directors like Wong Kar Wai, Jan Svankmajer and Jane Campion. Listen to talks by philosopher Anthony... more

Gwynedd Museum & Art Gallery

Gwynedd Museum & Art Gallery, Ffordd Gwynedd, Bangor, Gwynedd

Ffordd Gwynedd, Bangor

This is Gwynedd´s only general museum which displays and cares for the Bangor University collection and the collections of Gwynedd Council Museum Service. The Museum collections are varied and include items of social history relating to Gwynedd,... more

Compton Verney

Compton Verney, Compton Verney, Warwickshire

Compton Verney

Compton Verney offers a unique Art Gallery experience. Housed in a Grade I listed Robert Adam Mansion set in 120 acres of ´Capability´ Brown landscaped parkland, it houses art from around the world. Six permanent collections include: paintings from... more

Pallant House Gallery

Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, Chichester, West Sussex

9 North Pallant, Chichester

Pallant House Gallery is a unique gallery space combining an award-winning contemporary extension and Queen Anne townhouse, holding one of the best collections of moder British art in the world, including works by Peter Blake, Walter Sickert, Lucien... more

The Atkinson

The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport, Merseyside

Lord Street, Southport

The Atkinson is a multi-art form venue slap bang in the middle of Lord Street in Southport. This renovated 19th century building provides a platform for music, literature, poetry, theatre, art and history and hosts some of the country’s most talented... more

Ascot Studios

Ascot Studios, Bee Mill, Ribchester, Lancashire

Bee Mill, Preston Road, Ribchester

Showcasing local, national and international artists, Ascot Studios in Ribchester in the Ribble Valley, Lancs, is one of the leading independent art galleries in Britain. It is housed in a converted industrial north light building with high ceilings... more

Talbot Rice Gallery

Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh, Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh

The Talbot Rice Gallery is the public art gallery of The University of Edinburgh. Established in 1975, it is named after David Talbot Rice, Professor of Fine Art (1934-1972). Talbot Rice Gallery is one of Scotland´s leading public galleries of... more

Guildhall Art Gallery & Roman London´s Amphitheatre

Guildhall Art Gallery & Roman London´s Amphitheatre, Guildhall Yard, London, London

Guildhall Yard, London

Guildhall Art Gallery & Roman London´s Amphitheatre: Discover the art collection of the City of London Corporation and visit Guildhall Yard, a tranquil and historic square in the middle of the City. The Gallery was established in 1886 as, 'a... more

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire

High Street, Paisley

The Paisley Museum & Art Galleries is home to the world´s largest collection of Paisley Shawls, a selection of which are always on display. Museum staff demonstrate the weaving techniques on reproductions of the original Jacquard looms used in the... more

Guildford House Gallery

Guildford House Gallery, 155 High Street, Guildford, Surrey

155 High Street, Guildford

Guildford House Gallery fascinating 17th century Grade I 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... more

Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum

Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum, Towneley Holmes Road, Burnley, Lancashire

Towneley Holmes Road, off Todmorden Road, Burnley

Towneley Hall was the home of the Towneley family for over 500 years until 1902. Displays include oil and watercolour paintings, studio pottery, Royal Lancastrian Pilkington Pottery, regional oak furniture. The Hall contains fine period rooms,Great... more

Ceredigion Museum & Gallery

Ceredigion Museum & Gallery, Coliseum, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

Coliseum, Terrace Road, Aberystwyth

The Ceredigion Museum and Gallery first opened its doors in 1982 and sits inside Aberyswyth’s Coliseum building, a particularly unusual building built in 1904 as a theatre. Inside the museum and gallery, the curators have attempted to deepen... more

Gallery of Modern Art

Gallery of Modern Art, Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow, Glasgow City

Royal Exchange Square, 361 Wellshot Road, Glasgow

The Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) in Glasgow, sits in a neo-classical, pillared building in Exchange Square, once the hub of commercial activity in the city and now the pulse of 20th and 21st century artistic endeavour. Just a stone’s throw from the... more

Victoria and Albert Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, London

Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London

The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is the world's greatest museum of art and design, with collections unrivalled in their scope and diversity. Discover sparkling jewellery, stunning sculpture, beautiful paintings, outstanding photographs,... more

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One)

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One), 75 Belford Road, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

75 Belford Road, Edinburgh

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is a magnificent building housing Scotland´s finest collection of 20th and 21st century paintings, sculpture and graphic art. Highlights include works by Picasso, Matisse, Giacometti, Sickert and Hockney and a... more

The Queen´s Gallery

The Queen´s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London, London

Buckingham Palace, London

The Queen´s Gallery, situated adjacent to Buckingham Palace, hosts a programme of changing exhibitions of magnificent works of art from the Royal Collection.... more

Salford Museum & Art Gallery

Salford Museum & Art Gallery, Peel Park, Salford, Greater Manchester

Peel Park, The Crescent, Salford

Salford Museum and Art Gallery, a classic red brick Victorian edifice, began life as the UK’s first free library and this proud heritage of showcasing art to all continues to this day. Check out the work of local artists and photographers in the ever... more

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon

Drake Circus, Plymouth

From archaeology, conservation and decorative art to maritime and city heritage and natural history, this museum is stuffed with treasures and finds donated by the good people of Plymouth since the end of the nineteenth century. Part of the permanent... more

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Bethesda Street, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Bethesda Street, City Centre, Stoke-on-Trent

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery is the home of the world´s finest collection of Staffordshire ceramics, including the National Minton Collection. Discover the story of Stoke-on-Trent´s people, products and landscapes through imaginative displays... more

New Forest Museum & Visitor Centre

New Forest Museum & Visitor Centre, High Street, Lyndhurst, Hampshire

High Street, Lyndhurst

The New Forest Museum & Visitor Centre, situated in Lyndhurst, Hampshire, is the ideal location to visit for those looking to enjoy the New Forest, which has been designated one of Britain's areas of outstanding natural beauty. Adults and children... more

Penlee House Gallery & Museum

Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penlee Park, Penzance, Cornwall

Penlee Park, Morrab Road, Penzance

Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance, is an elegant gallery set within a Victorian house and park. Best known for its permanent collection of paintings by artists of the ´Newlyn School´ and Lamorna Group. There are regular changing exhibitions... more

Bolton Library and Museum Services

Bolton Library and Museum Services, Le Mans Crescent, Bolton, Greater Manchester

Le Mans Crescent, Bolton

For a fun family day out and inspiration for all, Bolton's Museums and Libraries are the place to go. If you haven't already visited, the new 'Bolton Lives' gallery tells the story of Bolton and the impact of the town's rich and varied history on the... more

The Burrell Collection

The Burrell Collection, Pollok Country Park, Glasgow, Glasgow City

Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow

After spending time in buzzing, urban Glasgow, it comes as rather a shock to find the world-famous Burrell Collection sitting in a woodland setting in the glorious Pollok Country Park. A quick cab ride from the centre of the city, this oasis of calm... more

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, London, London

Gallery Road, Dulwich, London

Dulwich Picture Gallery was designed by Sir John Soane, opened in 1814 and is the oldest public gallery in Britain. The magnificent collection of masterpieces, including works by Rembrandt, Poussin, Watteau, Rubens, Canaletto, Gainsborough and many... more

Hull University Art Collection

Hull University Art Collection, The University of Hull, Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire

The University of Hull, Cottingham Road, Hull

The University of Hull Art Collection specialises in paintings, sculpture, drawings and prints produced in Britain between 1890 and 1940. Included are works by Beardsley, Sickert, Steer, Lucien Pissarro, John, Peploe, Spencer, Wyndham Lewis and Ben... more

Royal West of England Academy

Royal West of England Academy, Queen's Road, Bristol

Queen's Road, Clifton, Bristol

The Royal West of England Academy (RWA) is one of only five Royal Academies of Art in the UK. It is a registered charity which has been self-supporting for over 150 years and possesses an outstanding Grade II* listed building, galleries and permanent... more

City Art Centre

City Art Centre, 2 Market Street, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

2 Market Street, Edinburgh

If you plan to visit Edinburgh or are a resident in this beautiful old city, the City Art Centre near Waverley Railway Station is a great way to orientate yourself with the artistic history and heritage of the Scottish capital. With a massive... more

The Hepworth Wakefield

The Hepworth Wakefield, Gallery Walk, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Gallery Walk, Wakefield

With Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore local to the area, it’s little wonder that Wakefield’s The Hepworth Gallery is an impressive space for showcasing its important collection of 19th and 20th century art. Set in an early Victorian townhouse,... more

Old Chapel Gallery

Old Chapel Gallery, East Street, Pembridge, Herefordshire

East Street, Pembridge

Old Chapel Gallery is situated in a key position on the popular black and white tourist trail in the heart of rural North Herefordshire. Established by Yasmin Strube in 1989 in the setting of a fine Victoria Chapel, the Gallery has gone from strength... more

Derby Museum & Art Gallery

Derby Museum & Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby, Derbyshire

The Strand, Derby

From retrospectives on Lowry to critiquing local scriptwriters’ work, it’s all going on at the Derby Museum and Art Gallery. The museum, in the heart of the city, is home to some major national and international collections. Find out about the... more

Wallace Collection

Wallace Collection, Hertford House, London, London

Hertford House, Manchester Square, London

Both a national museum and the finest private art collection ever assembled by one family. It was bequeathed to the nation by Sir Richard Wallace´s widow in 1897 and is displayed on three floors of Hertford House. Unsurpassed collections of French... more

Victoria Art Gallery

Victoria Art Gallery, Bridge Street, Bath, Bath & Northeast Somerset

Bridge Street, Bath

Victoria Art Gallery, Bath and North East Somerset´s art gallery houses a substantial permanent collection. On display, in the recently refurbished Upper Gallery, are paintings by Gainsborough, Turner and Sickert, and many other leading artists from... more

Holburne Museum of Art

Holburne Museum of Art, Great Pulteney Street, Bath, Bath & Northeast Somerset

Great Pulteney Street, Bath

Holburne Museum is a beautiful building in its own grounds at the top of the most impressive street in Georgian England. It houses Bath´s most exciting display of fine and decorative art assembled around the collection of Bath resident Sir William... more

Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire


Situated high above the city, Nottingham Castle is a 17th century Mansion built over 300 years ago, on the site of a medieval castle originally built by William the Conqueror. A vibrant museum that houses a range of collections including historic and... more

Gracefield Arts Centre

Gracefield Arts Centre, 29 Edinburgh Road, Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway

29 Edinburgh Road, Dumfries

From contemporary Scottish Art to the Glasgow Boys to the Kirkcudbright School, Gracefield Art Centre in Dumfries is home to a wide range of wonderful pieces to appeal to all tastes. You will find more than 400 Scottish paintings here and there is an... more

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Shirehall, Norwich, Norfolk

Shirehall, Market Avenue, Norwich

There probably isn’t a more child-friendly castle in Britain than Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery so if you’ve kids to consider when planning a day out, this one’s a cracker. Built by the Normans as a royal palace some 900 years ago, this grand... more

Bronze Age Art Foundry & Limehouse Gallery

Bronze Age Art Foundry & Limehouse Gallery, 272 Island Row, London, London

272 Island Row, Limehouse, London

Limehouse Gallery is affiliated with Bronze Age Sculpture Foundry, which has been in operation since 1989 on the Limehouse Basin. Our shared premises and partnership form a unique relationship between viewing sculpture in a gallery setting, next to... more

Leeds Art Gallery

Leeds Art Gallery, The Headrow, Leeds, West Yorkshire

The Headrow, Leeds

Anyone who thinks you have to travel to London to see seminal collections, should head off to Leeds Art Gallery. This amazing venue in the Headrow in the city’s cultural quarter has a collection to rival anything in the capital and includes a... more

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Argyle Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City

Argyle Street, Glasgow

Since re-opening in 2006 following refurbishment, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum has welcomed more than 10 million visitors. There are over 8,000 objects on display in 22 themed galleries, with everything from fine and decorative arts through... more

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, 75 Belford Road, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

75 Belford Road, Edinburgh

Underlining why Auld Reekie is such a major cultural destination, The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art’s Modern Two gallery sits 15 minutes from Princes Street in Edinburgh in gorgeous parkland and contains a fascinating exploration of the... more

Hunterian Art Gallery & The Mackintosh House

Hunterian Art Gallery & The Mackintosh House, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Glasgow City

University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow

Part of the University of Glasgow’s old and distinguished Hunterian Museum, The Hunterian Art Gallery is home to an outstanding collection of paintings by Rembrandt, Koninck, Chardin and Stubbs plus some spectacular paintings, pastels and prints by... more

Hove Museum & Art Gallery

Hove Museum & Art Gallery, 19 New Church Road, Hove, East Sussex

19 New Church Road, Hove

Hove Museum and Art Gallery is housed in a simply lovely Italianate Victorian villa which sits in a tranquil garden just off the busy New Church Road a two minute walk from the seafront. Once the home of a wealthy widow, then a place to house German... more

Lady Lever Art Gallery

Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight Village, Wirral, Merseyside

Port Sunlight Village, Lower Road, Wirral

Businessman, philanthropist and art lover William Hesketh Lever is the reason the Lady Lever Art Gallery on the Wirral exists. The founder of the Lever Brothers soap empire, he became a very rich man and spent some of his fortune on collecting art... more

Bury Art Museum

Bury Art Museum, Moss Street, Bury, Greater Manchester

Moss Street, Bury

Bury Art Museum opened in 1901 thanks to the generosity of the children of local paper manufacturer Thomas Wrigley. To commemorate Queen Victoria´s Diamond Jubilee in 1897, they presented the town with their father´s art collection which included... more

Museums Sheffield: Graves Gallery

Museums Sheffield: Graves Gallery, Surrey Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Surrey Street, Sheffield

Tucked away above Sheffield’s Central Library sits the city’s Graves Gallery, an oasis of calm just yards from the tumult of the city centre traffic featuring Sheffield’s visual art collection. If you’ve visited this cool, tranquil space before you... more

Inverness Museum & Art Gallery

Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, Castle Wynd, Inverness, Highland

Castle Wynd, Inverness

Sitting beneath the looming grandeur of the town's castle, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery manages to find a coherent narrative between the context of the area and the wider world, weaving together local and international history. The art and... more

Hereford Museum & Art Gallery

Hereford Museum & Art Gallery, Broad Street, Hereford, Herefordshire

Broad Street, Hereford

To get a grasp of the local history and heritage of Hereford, a trip to Hereford Museum & Art Gallery should be your first stop. Housed in a beautiful Victorian gothic building, it’s crammed with unique artefacts and fine and decorative art that have... more

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