British art gallery websites, by town and region

British art galleries and art events, by region; an index of websites

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Cambridge *

Art Language Location
Art Language Location (ALL) is an art festival taking place over two and a half weeks in October in locations throughout Cambridge, featuring 50 innovative and experimental contemporary artists from across the UK and beyond who use text in their work.

Byard Art

Cambridge museums, galleries and attractions, a guide from Visit Cambridge.

The Fitzmuseum Museum

Cambridge Contemporary Art Gallery

Cambridge City Art Fair

Kettle’s Yard

University of Cambridge Museums and Collections


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Campden Town Group *

Campden Town Group, London 
Works by artists of the Campden Town Group movement on display in art museums.

Campden Town Group.
A list of artists from the-Artists-org.

Camden Town Group
Wikipedia

The Camden Town Group
The Tate Gallery

Camelot Village. Britain’s Heritage and History. Counties, castles, houses.

Canterbury *

The Marlowe Theatre

Cecil Higgins Gallery, Bedford

Cecil Higgins British Watercolour Collection. Turner, Boyce, Bonington, Cozens and more.

Centre for Visual Culture in Britain. Northumbria Online
The centre exists to advance those debates which have characterised the study of visual culture since the mid-1970s and the specificities and the social and cultural impact of visual culture.

The Chatsworth Collection
From Old Master drawings to 21st century sculpture, the Devonshire Collection is cared for by the Trustees of the Chatsworth Settlement, and the current Duke and Duchess of Devonshire.

Cheltenham *

Cheltenham Arts Festivals: art, music and literature.

Cheltenham Center for the Arts

Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum

Cheltenham Art artists exhibitions news paintings
Cheltenham Art.com contains pages showing the work of 13 affiliated artists based in Gloucestershire.

Chichester *

Pallant House Gallery
Since Dean Walter Hussey’s gift of works by Henry Moore, John Piper, Ceri Richards, Graham Sutherland and others that led to its inception in 1982, the Gallery has attracted the interest of other benefactors, most notably Charles Kearley and now Sir Colin St John Wilson. The core of this ‘collection of collections’ is modern British art.


Contemporary British art
See also British Artists and the general Artists Directory

Competitions, awards, a guide to U.K. websites.

Cornwall *

Lemon Street Gallery
Contemporary art, deals in paintings and sculpture. Exhibition schedule, artist galleries, news, profile.

Lighthouse Gallery. Penzance

Art galleries in St Ives. A list from Galleries.uk.

Museums in Cornwall
A website directory from Museums in Cornwall.

The Royal Cornwall Museum
The largest museum in Cornwall with permanent displays on Cornwall’s history and a diverse range of temporary exhibitions.

Art Cornwall.org
On-line journal for art and artists in Cornwall.

Wills Lane Gallery
The Wills Lane Gallery, St. Ives, shows fine and applied art by established and up and coming artists from around the country. Wills Lane, St Ives Cornwall TR26 1AF

Yew Tree Gallery

 

Counties. Camelot Village. Britain’s counties – history and heritage.

Courtauld Institute of Art, London
A major centre for the study of Art History, with a library, archive and online gallery.

Coventry *

Seven Stars Agency
Seven Stars Agency is a creative learning and entertainment agency with a passion to help young people learn new skills, empowering, motivating and injecting a positive attitude towards life through the creative world. They are primarily dedicated to providing youth workshops/activities to schools, colleges, youth clubs, outreach projects, churches, after school clubs and other similar projects.

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Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)
The Department has policy responsibility for museums, galleries, heritage buildings and libraries, and the creative industries.

Devon *

CreativeTorbay
The website is open to anyone from anywhere to join – however it is predominately aimed at South-West England and Devon creatives. It is a creative and cultural forum and support service for creatives to showcase work and for visitors and residents to access events and news items. The site marries beauty with web 2.0 function.

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery
The collection is strong in portraiture and has a large collection of landscape paintings, primarily of Devon and Exeter by local and national artists, as well as by other British and European artists.

Coves Quay Art Gallery, Salcombe. Featured local artists.

The Devon Guild of Craftsmen

North Devon Arts

Directories and portals, organizations

See: British Arts Organizations, Portals and Directories

Dorset *

Jerram Gallery
The Jerram Gallery exhibits pictures and sculpture by British contemporary artists. In a variety of mediums, the work on view displays a breadth of subjects and styles by artists located throughout the UK. Half Moon Street Sherborne Dorset DT9 3LN

Dorset Art Weeks
Details of over 600 artists, makers and galleries in the county, most of whom took part in Dorset Art Weeks 2006.

Dorset Visual Arts
Dorset Visual Arts was established in 2006 with the aim of celebrating and advancing understanding of the visual and applied arts to a broader audience.

Dorset Art Galleries and Gallery Directory
Red Rag British Art Gallery.

Dorset, a guide.
Dorset for You

 

Dulwich Picture Galley, London
The Gallery houses a collection of over 600 works rich in European masterpieces including Rembrandt, Rubens, Gainsborough and Canaletto.

Durham *

The Bowes Museum
The museum holds nationally and internationally important collections including paintings, prints, sculptures, ceramics and silver objets d’art.

Durham Arts Council

Durham Art Guild

Durham Art Walk
The Durham Art Walk Spring Market is a festive fine arts and crafts event that celebrates the season in downtown Durham.

Art of Cool Festival

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Edinburgh International Festival

Engaging Arts
Specialises in the promotion of art through the organisation of high quality art shows and events with an arts focus.

English painting *

Crabfish
An award-winning, English fine art website for artists, art lovers, collectors, critics and everybody else. Online gallery and articles.

English landscape painters. Constable and Turner at the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC.

English portraits. Samples from the National Portrait Gallery.

English School of painting, Wikipedia entry.

Essex *

Coexist
Art studios and gallery, Southend on Sea.

Events *

Brighton Festival
Information about the annual festival, including details of events and exhibitions, tourist information and links to sponsors web sites.

Edinburgh International Festival

The Freize Art Fair
The Frieze Art Fair is held every October in Regent’s Park, London. It features over 160 of the most exciting contemporary art galleries in the world. As well as these exhibitors, the fair includes specially commissioned artists’ projects and an ambitious talks programme.

Liberatum
Connecting Britain’s finest minds with the rest of the world.
Liberatum mixes film with millinery, design with literature, fashion with art and opera with architecture in alluring and riveting ways. Their festivals are open to the public all over the world who come from all walks of life. Their mission is to present global audiences with remarkable programmes of the highest calibre featuring world renowned cultural icons as participants.

Exhibition directories *

New exhibitions of contemporary art.
A calender of exhibition openings. For over 30 years New Exhibitions has been the ubiquitous publication with the function of identifying, presenting and disseminating accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date information on the Contemporary Art scene.

Eyestorm online gallery of contemporary art.
Eyestorm is a leading online retailer and publisher of limited edition contemporary art, offering work by both established and emerging artists.

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Festivals *

Brighton Festival
Information about the annual festival, including details of events and exhibitions, tourist information and links to sponsors web sites.

Edinburgh International Festival

Norfolk & Norwich Festival

Salisbury international Arts Festival

The Freize Art Fair
The Frieze Art Fair is held every October in Regent’s Park, London. It features over 160 of the most exciting contemporary art galleries in the world. As well as these exhibitors, the fair includes specially commissioned artists’ projects and an ambitious talks programme.

Funding *

Artfund. The National Art Collections Fund (Art Fund) 
believes that everyone should have the opportunity to experience great art at first hand. They work to achieve this by enriching museums and galleries throughout the UK with works of art of all kinds. Since 1903, they have been helping museums up and down the country acquire works of art.

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Gallery directories *

Art Net
Search by artists, living or dead, and find private galleries showing their work in Europe and the US.

Art galleries in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.
A searchable web directory and database by Galleries.co.uk.

Galleries U.K.
Art openings upcoming, plus all this month’s openings by date.

New exhibitions of contemporary art.
A calender of exhibition openings. For over 30 years New Exhibitions has been the ubiquitous publication with the function of identifying, presenting and disseminating accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date information on the Contemporary Art scene.

Society of London Art Dealers.
Gateshead

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
International centre for the contemporary visual arts in Gateshead, Tyne and
Wear.

Gloucestershire *

Fosse Gallery
Founded in 1980,The Fosse Gallery has handled some of the most prestigious contemporary British art, with artists of investment quality and international standing. The Manor House, The Square, Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire GL54 1AF

John Davies Gallery
The gallery sells fine post-Impressionist, modern and contemporary art and has held nationally acclaimed exhibitions. The gallery provides a range of services for art collectors and helps its clients build significant collections.The Old Dairy Plant, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 9NQ.

Graffiti art and artists in the UK *

Stencil Graffiti

Guildford *

The Watts Gallery
Ever since its foundation in 1904, Watts Gallery in Guildford 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.

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Hampshire *

Jenna Burlingham Fine Art
Jenna Burlingham Fine Art specialises in 20th Century British paintings, sculpture, prints and ceramics as well as work by selected contemporary artists. They aim to make the art world more accessible by providing friendly, expert advice and guidance. The gallery offers a bespoke consultancy service to individuals, businesses and institutional clients looking to buy and sell fine art. 2A George Street, Kingsclere, Hampshire, RG20 5NQ

Josie Eastwood Fine Art
Josie Eastwood Fine Art holds four annual exhibitions around their house with the intention of showing work of a wide range of artists and subject matter, within a relaxed environment. Lower Balldown, Northwood Park, Sparsholt, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21

Hastings *

The Jerwood Gallery
The Jerwood Gallery is a permanent home for the Jerwood Art Collection, and a regional venue for the Jerwood Visual Arts programme on the Stade in Hastings.

History

History.Uk.com
Free access to more than 25,000 directory listings of history related venues, organisations and experts in the UK. Browse through news, features, competitions and a searchable Timeline of British history from 10,000BC to the present day.

Hull *

Hull City of Culture 2017

Hull arts news.

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The Jerwood Painting Prize
The Jerwood Space

Journals, magazines, blogs *

See also: Art Magazines, Journals and Blogs

Aesthetica Magazine
A popular UK cultural arts magazine that features writing, art, music and film. It reports on the arts and publishes features, interviews, news, articles and reviews that stir the imagination around current themes.

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Stimulating and supporting contemporary visual arts practice. Visual arts exhibitions with a platform for new critical writing.

Apollo magazine
A searchable archive of issues. For almost 80 years Apollo has published learned articles from acknowledged experts that cover all aspects of the fine and decorative arts. From ancient artefacts to 20th century paintings, the magazine encompasses all periods, civilisations and fine art forms.

Art Monthly
A leading contemporary art magazine.

Art Review
Contemporary artists & photography. Read about contemporary artists & photography. ArtReview features the latest exhibitions and artists.

Arts Journal

The British Art Journal

Frieze
Frieze magazine was set up in 1991 and is a leading magazine of contemporary art and culture. Frieze is published in Britain eight times a year.

Studio International, U.K.

The Guardian, U.K.


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