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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.

Stockport Art Gallery

Stockport Art Gallery, Wellington Road, Stockport, Cheshire

Wellington Road, Stockport

Stockport Art Gallery houses a permanent display of Stockport's fine art collection. There is also an extensive programme of exhibitions and events.... more

Scottish National Gallery

Scottish National Gallery, The Mound, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

The Mound, Edinburgh

The National Gallery of Scotland was opened in 1859, and houses Scotland´s greatest collection of European paintings, drawings and prints dating from the early Renaissance to the late 19th century. The collection of over 20000 items includes works by... more

Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Mosley Street, Manchester

Manchester Art Gallery houses the city´s magnificent art collection. An oustanding Pre-Raphaelite collection and Gallery of Craft and Design, hosting a lively programme of exhibitions and events in stunning Victorian and contemporary surroundings.... more

The Gloucester City Museum & Art Gallery

The Gloucester City Museum & Art Gallery, Brunswick Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Brunswick Road, Gloucester

Bring one of England’s most historical cities to life at the Gloucester City Museum and Art Gallery, a recipient of heritage lottery funding, which now boasts a new lease of life and exciting interactive visitor experience. Home to some of the most... more

Walker Art Gallery

Walker Art Gallery, William Brown Street, Liverpool, Merseyside

William Brown Street, Liverpool

All the family are welcome at the Walker Art Gallery, one of the finest art galleries in Europe. Covering art from medieval times to the 21st century, the gallery is a treasure trove just waiting to be discovered. Get up close to Tudor portraits of... more

Ferens Art Gallery

Ferens Art Gallery, Hull City Council, Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire

Hull City Council, Queen Victoria Square, Hull

From the Old Masters to lady Victorian painters, Ferens Art Gallery in Hull is packed with wonderful art work that spans 500 years. In gallery one and two you’ll find works from the 16th, 17th and 18th century including Frans Hals’ Portrait of a... more

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queens Road, Bristol

Queens Road, Bristol

Bristol Museum and Art Gallery houses an outstanding and diverse range of objects. There is a choice of 20 galleries over 3 floors full of spectacular collections of regional, national and international importance. Some of the treasures include... more

Laing Art Gallery

Laing Art Gallery, New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear

New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

This small but important gallery on Newcastle’s New Bridge Street is home to a very impressive collection of sculpture and art and is well known for attracting some of the big hitters in historic, modern and contemporary art to the north east. The... more

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton

Established in 1884, Wolverhampton Art Gallery is an award-winning hands-on art gallery situated in Wolverhampton town centre. The Gallery has substantial collections of both Contemporary Art and sumptuous displays of Victorian and Georgian... more

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk

University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich

The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts is an inspirational public art museum where you can see outstanding world and modern European art for free.The Centre, which opened in 1978 to house the Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Collection, is a world-class... more

Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, Slatey Road, Wirral, Merseyside

Slatey Road, Birkenhead, Wirral

Williamson Art Gallery & Museum is a large purpose-built art gallery, opened in 1928 housing the vast majority of Wirral´s collection of artistic and historical wonders. Permanent displays include Victorian oil paintings, Liverpool porcelain and... more

The Queen´s Gallery

The Queen´s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh

The Queen´s Gallery, hosts a programme of changing exhibitions from the Royal Collection. Exhibitions in 2006 include: Unfolding Pictures: Fans in the Royal Collection (9 Dec to 29 May 2006). This first exhibition of fans brings together over 80... more

Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands

University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham

The phrase hidden gem must surely apply to the Barber Institute of Fine Art in leafy Edgebaston, a few miles from Birmingham city centre. An Art Deco delight of a building, inside the architectural style continues with furniture from the period. And... more

Beatrix Potter Gallery

Beatrix Potter Gallery, Main Street, Ambleside, Cumbria

Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside

Once you’ve visited Hill Top, where the prolific children's author lived, pop over to the Beatrix Potter Gallery near Ambleside where you can enjoy an exhibition of her original drawings and watercolours, so familiar from some of her books... more

South London Gallery

South London Gallery, 65 Peckham Road, London, London

65 Peckham Road, London

South London Gallery opened in 1891 with an aim `to bring contemporary art to the working people of South London´. The Gallery, has an international reputation for its challenging programme of contemporary art exhibitions, live art and off-site... more

The Wernher Collection at Ranger´s House

The Wernher Collection at Ranger´s House, Chesterfield Walk, London, London

Chesterfield Walk, Blackheath, London

Home to the magnificent `Wernher Collection´, Rangers House, an 18th century red brick villa, housing over 700 works of art, all purchased by diamond magnate Sir Julius Wernher, for whom collecting was a passion. On display are Old Masters by... more

Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside

Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool

Tate Liverpool is one of the largest galleries of modern and contemporary art outside London. Housed in a beautiful converted warehouse in the historic Albert Dock, one of the finest groups of nineteenth-century industrial buildings anywhere. Home of... more

MK Gallery

MK Gallery, 900 Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

900 Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes

Thought Milton Keynes was famous only for its concrete cows? Then perhaps you should head for the MK Gallery, a fascinating art space that dissects the experience and living in the city through a series of exhibitions, talks and events. The gallery... more

Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

1 Queen Street, Edinburgh

Built in the 1880s, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh is a visual history of Scotland from the 16th century to the present day. This story is told through portraits of the people who shaped it and were connected with it, from royals... more

Huddersfield Art Gallery

Huddersfield Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield

With works by LS Lowry and Henry Moore headlining, Huddersfield Art Gallery is a great place to while away a morning or afternoon in the company of some of the best British artists of the 20th century. The gallery, on the second floor of the town... more

Shipley Art Gallery

Shipley Art Gallery, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear

Prince Consort Road, Gateshead

The Shipley Art Gallery combines a dazzling display of jewellery, ceramics, textiles and furniture alongside stunning historical artworks. Over 700 breathtaking pieces by the county´s leading craft makers and a collection of paintings including Dutch... more

Gainsborough´s House

Gainsborough´s House, 46 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury, Suffolk

46 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury

Gainsborough's House: The childhood home of Thomas Gainsborough RA (1727-88). Historic house dating back to the 16th century with an attractive walled garden. The outstanding collection, of Gainsborough´s paintings, drawings and prints, is shown... more

South Shields Museum & Art Gallery

South Shields Museum & Art Gallery, Ocean Road, South Shields, Tyne & Wear

Ocean Road, Blandford Square, South Shields

South Shields Museum & Gallery explores local history during the life and times of famous author Catherine Cookson, as well as examining how the natural landscape has shaped the history of the area. In the Catherine Cookson Gallery exhibits include... more

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton, East Sussex

Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton

Sitting in the beating heart of the buzzy city centre in the Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton Museum and Art Gallery houses a cornucopia of fabulous art, from 20th century furniture, glass and textiles to jewellery, ceramics and earthenware. Explore... more

Barbican Art Gallery

Barbican Art Gallery, Barbican Centre, London, London

Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London

Based in the City of London and easily accessible from Hoxton and Whitechapel, the Barbican Art Gallery hosts everyone from acclaimed architects to Turner-prize-winning artists. Expect a series of exhibitions that encompass everything from pop art... more

Beaney House of Art & Knowledge

Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, 18 High Street, Canterbury, Kent

18 High Street, Canterbury

From ancient Egyptian artefacts to objects from history originating in the east Kent area, the Beaney House of Art & Knowledge in the heart of the city of Canterbury is stuffed with wonderful exhibits. Archaeologists have been exploring the... more

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Lister Park, Bradford, West Yorkshire

Lister Park, Bradford

Set your sights on Bradford’s civic art gallery, Cartwright Hall, and you’ve a full day of art and relaxation in store. Not only does this grand hall contain contemporary exhibitions on the ground floor, with four permanent galleries displaying works... more

Whitechapel Art Gallery

Whitechapel Art Gallery, 80/82 Whitechapel High Street, London, London

80/82 Whitechapel High Street, London

The Whitechapel Art Gallery is London´s most prestigious independent gallery and has been at the cutting-edge of art for one hundred years. It was the first public gallery dedicated to temporary art exhibitions and it has held significant shows of... more

DLI Museum & Durham Art Gallery

DLI Museum & Durham Art Gallery, Aykley Heads, Durham

Aykley Heads, Durham

The DLI Museum & Durham Art Gallery is home to the treasures of The Durham Light Infantry, County Durham´s own regiment. It charts the history of the dli from 1758-1968 through the eyes of the soldiers who fought and their families back home. The... more

The Higgins Bedford

The Higgins Bedford, Castle Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire

Castle Lane, Bedford

Sitting in the pleasant castle quarter of Bedford on the north side of the Ouse, The Higgins Art Gallery and Museum reopened after extensive work in the summer of June 2013 to combine the Cecil Higgins Art Gallery, Bedford Museum and Bedford Gallery.... more

Sherwin Gallery

Sherwin Gallery, 78 Hutton Road, Brentwood, Essex

78 Hutton Road, Shenfield, Brentwood

The Sherwin Gallery, home of Sherwin Fine Art was established in the early 1990s by William S Sherwin. There are fine paintings from the late 18th to the late 20th century, including landscapes, portraits, flora and fauna in both watercolours and... more

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, West Midlands

Chamberlain Square, Birmingham

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery is housed in a grade II listed building in the heart of the city, its status as one of Britain’s most important museums underlined by its prominent position. Opened in 1885 and now with more than 40 galleries for... more

Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery

Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery, Arundel Gate, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Arundel Gate, Sheffield

Featuring fabulous art, design and craft in the heart of Sheffield, the Millennium Gallery showcases the city’s unique heritage, including the metalwork for which the city is so renowned. Subject matter is as varied as work from a modern soundscape... more

Southampton City Art Gallery

Southampton City Art Gallery, Civic Centre, Southampton, Hampshire

Civic Centre, Commercial Road, Southampton

Southampton City Art Gallery is the most outstanding gallery in the south of England, internationally renowned for its collection of contemporary works by British artists. The collection numbers over 3500 works, and spans 600 years of European art... more

Mercer Art Gallery

Mercer Art Gallery, Swan Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Swan Road, Harrogate

There are some 2,000 works of art tucked inside the handsome Mercer Art Gallery in Harrogate (built as the city's first spa building in 1806), mainly from the 19th and 20th century periods, which make for some very lively and entertaining... more

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