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LGBT+ History Month: Call for submissions

26 Jan 2021

We’re gearing up for LGBT+ History Month in February, so we have a request to make of our LGBTQ+ community!     Over the course of the month we’re looking to put together a set of social media posts featuring artworks in the Southampton City Art Gallery collection that LGBTQ+ people feel represent them. So … Continue reading

Face of Britain – 26 Sept 2020 to 20 Feb 2021

27 Aug 2020

Face of Britain, curated by Nahem Shoa, is an exhibition of portraits by outstanding artists who have painted British individuals from the 17th century to the present day. At its heart is a selection of Shoa’s own striking oil paintings of black and mixed race sitters. Face of Britain asks a question which is especially … Continue reading

Virtual Open Exhibition for City Art Gallery

9 Jun 2020

Southampton City Art Gallery will still host its 2020 biennial Open Exhibition ‘In Search of a New World’, now in a new digital format. ‘In Search of a New World’ is part of the Mayflower 400 programme. Launching on 15 August 2020, this digital exhibition will coincide with the anniversary of the day the Mayflower … Continue reading

National Gallery and Art Fund foster new museum talent

13 May 2020

2019-21 Curatorial Traineeships supported by Art Fund with the assistance of the Vivmar Foundation The National Gallery and Art Fund are pleased to announce Southampton City Art Gallery and Museums Sheffield as their partners for two fully funded curatorial traineeships, supported by Art Fund with the assistance of the Vivmar Foundation. Two new trainees, Jemma … Continue reading

Announcement of major retrospective at Southampton City Art Gallery

13 Dec 2019

John Hitchens:  Aspects of Landscape Opening at the City Art Gallery in Spring 2020, Aspects of Landscape will present the first comprehensive retrospective of paintings by John Hitchens, created over a period of more than six decades. The exhibition will include work that has never been shown in public before. It is timed to coincide … Continue reading

Open Exhibition 2020 update

28 Nov 2019

Further details for Southampton City Art Gallery’s 2020 Open Exhibition – ‘In Search of a New World’ have now been released. Find more details and your downloadable pack > This exhibition is part of the Mayflower 400 commemorations: responses can touch on any one of the themes of journey, migration and the sea and entrants … Continue reading

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