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Southampton City Art Gallery

Southampton

Type:Gallery

Civic Centre,, Commercial Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 7LP

Tel: +44 023 8083 3007

Southampton City Art Gallery

About

The gallery, based in Southampton’s Civic Centre opened in 1939. The art gallery attracts art-lovers, curious amateurs as well as those who simply enjoy the atmosphere of a gallery. Southampton City Art Gallery offers the opportunity to enjoy high quality exhibitions ranging from painting, sculpture and drawing, to photography and film, as well as permanent collection and displays that change regularly to ensuring new experiences with each visit.

Southampton City Art Gallery is internationally renowned for its permanent collection which features around 5,000 works. These span eight centuries and tell the story of western art from the Renaissance to the present day. The core of the collection is twentieth century and contemporary British art. Strong clusters within this include Post-Impressionism (notably the Camden Town Group), Surrealism, St Ives and progressive contemporary art from the mid-1970s.

Free to enter and conveniently located right next to SeaCity Museum, the venue caters for families. You can enjoy gallery trails through the exhibitions, monthly art clubs and a fantastic range of activities for all ages.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
FREEFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Accessibility

  • Accessible Lift
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Quarterly free prebookable Touch Tours
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Children & Infants

  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome

Parking & Transport

  • Railway station within walking distance

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Event Venue
  • Gift shop
  • Licensed for weddings & ceremonies
  • Lift
  • Open on bank holidays - Except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Educational Groups
  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - please arrange in advance

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

From M3 exit at J13 signed M27 West-Southampton Docks. Once on M27 move into the left hand lane and exit J3, the M271-Southampton Docks, West Quay and Waterfront. Stay in the left hand lane, turn left and follow the signs for the City Centre. At the second major t/light junction go straight across and again at t/lights by TOYS R US up the hill. The Art Gallery is in the Civic Centre, North Block, at the top of the hill.

Video

  • Ciy Art Gallery

Opening Times

Opening 2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday10:00 - 15:00*
Saturday10:00 - 17:00*
SundayClosed*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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