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SeaCity Museum puts ‘Iris 02’ by LBGTQ artist in pride of place

16 Aug 2019

‘Iris 02’ by LGBTQ artist Lucy Ash was acquired by Southampton City Art Gallery last year where it was displayed in the gallery’s main hall for Southampton Pride 2018. The artist wanted to demonstrate her gratitude to Hampshire, which had facilitated her artistic education. ‘Iris 02’ will now be proudly displayed at SeaCity Museum this … Continue reading

2020 Open Exhibition

8 Aug 2019

ADVANCE NOTICE TO ARTISTS Southampton City Art Gallery 2020 Open Exhibition All residents of Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Wiltshire and Dorset are invited to submit their artwork for the Southampton City Art Gallery’s biennial ‘open exhibition’. The exhibition is part of the Mayflower 400 commemorations and to mark Southampton’s role in this momentous event, we … Continue reading

Southampton the final stop for Criminal Ornamentation: Yinka Shonibare CBE curates the Arts Council Collection

25 Jun 2019

Following a successful tour of the UK, Southampton City Art Gallery is proud to host Criminal Ornamentation, which brings together works from the Arts Council Collection, curated by Yinka Shonibare CBE. Included in the exhibition are works by many celebrated artists such as Timorous Beasties, Susan Derges, Laura Ford, Ed Lipski, Alexander McQueen, Milena Dragicevic, … Continue reading

National Gallery Curatorial Traineeship Programme: supported by Art Fund with the assistance of the Vivmar Foundation

19 Jun 2019

Paid Curatorial Traineeship Salary: £31,500 Type: Fixed Term Full-Time Closing date: 30 June 2019 Interview date:1st stage: 17 July. 2nd stage: 24 July. The National Gallery with the Art Fund and the assistance of the Vivmar Foundation are working together on a programme to offer two fully funded twenty-two month Curatorial Traineeships with two regional … Continue reading

Major works of art from national collections to join in a celebration of the Pre-Raphaelite Legacy on the South Coast

22 Mar 2019

Artworks from Southampton City Art Gallery and The Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum are to be joined by masterpieces from national collections, including Tate Britain, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Royal Academy.   The exhibition, entitled Beyond the Brotherhood: The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy, is supported by the Weston Loan Programme with Art Fund, and … Continue reading

Turner returns to Southampton City Art Gallery

28 Sep 2018

Joseph Mallord William Turner’s, Fisherman upon Lee-Shore in Squally Weather, 1802, Oil on canvas, has returned to our shores from Japan and has been installed in the Defining and Defying Convention: Royal Academy 250 exhibition at Southampton City Art Gallery. The Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art in Fukuoka Prefecture hosted a special exhibition of work … Continue reading

Our new Exhibitions and Events Guide has arrived! 

31 Aug 2018

The evenings may be drawing in but don’t worry, there is still so much to see and do at all three of our venues this autumn. The Art Gallery’s walls will be bursting with colour as we present artworks by one of Britain’s most important artists, Christopher Le Brun. The City’s rich maritime, local history, … Continue reading

Hyper-real post-apocalyptic beauty comes to Southampton City Art Gallery

18 May 2018

A new exhibition, Pillars of Dawn from celebrated, new media artist Kelly Richardson, opens 24 May 2018 at Southampton City Art Gallery, in collaboration with Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art. Taking cues from 19th-century painting, 20th-century cinema, and 21st-century planetary research, acclaimed Vancouver Island based artist Kelly Richardson crafts prints and videos that offer imaginative glimpses into … Continue reading

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