89 Art Galleries in United Kingdom that you should visit - With photos & details

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89 Art Galleries to explore in United Kingdom

The United Kingdom consists of four constituent countries: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. It is the sixth-largest economy by nominal GDP and ninth-largest economy by purchasing power parity. It has a high-income economy and has a very high Human Development Index rating, ranking 14th in the world. It was the world's first industrialised country and the world's foremost power during the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Abbot HallKirkland, Kendal LA9 5AL, UK

Abbot Hall is one of Britain's preeminent small art galleries, set in a beautifully restored Grade I-listed Georgian house on the banks of the River Kent in Kendal.  The building is a Grade I listed Georgian villa on the banks of the River Kent in the historic town of Kendal, gateway to the Lake District. The building contains the highly popular Spirit of 76 painting, the original 1684 Town Deed, a Maritime Museum, Sign Museum, numerous displays and artwork related to the Town, and a Gift Shop.

Alfred East GallerySheep St, Kettering NN15 7QX, UK

The Alfred East Art Gallery offers a range of temporary exhibitions, art workshops and talks among other events held throughout the year. The Gallery was originally built to house the Sir Alfred East painting collection which he gave to the Borough of Kettering in 1910. It now holds a significant collection of 19th and 20th century fine art by many notable British artists and the collection is a valuable resource for research and enjoyment alike

Astley HallAstley Hall, Chorley PR7 1XA, UK

One of the most beautiful houses in Lancashire. It is now a museum and art gallery. The Hall is set within the beautiful surroundings of Astley Park which include historic woodland, a lake, a fully renovated Victorian walled garden alongside clean and modern facilities for visitors to enjoy. Astley Hall today contains Tudor, Stuart, and Georgian architecture that reflects the times and building tastes of the three families that owned it throughout most of its history.

Baltic Centre for Contemporary ArtS Shore Rd, Gateshead NE8 3BA, UK

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art is a centre for contemporary art. It hosts a frequently changing programme of exhibitions and events, with no permanent exhibition. It opened in 2002 in a converted flour mill.Housed in a landmark industrial building on the south bank of the River Tyne in Gateshead, BALTIC presents a dynamic, diverse and international programme of contemporary visual art. One of the iconic attractions in this area and also you can spend some nice time enjoying the arts.

Beatrix Potter Gallery and HawksheadMain St, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NS, UK

The Beatrix Potter Gallery in Hawkshead is one of the National Trust‘s more unusual properties in that it has an interesting link with Beatrix Potter herself. On display are original sketches and watercolors painted by Potter for her children's stories as well as artifacts and information relating to her life and work. The display changes annually. The 17th-century building is listed as grade II. It was at one time the law office of Potter's husband, William Heelis. Its interior remains substant

Bircham Gallery14 Market Pl, Holt NR25 6BW, UK

Bircham Gallery is a light and spacious contemporary art gallery situated on the Market Place in the Georgian town of Holt on the North Norfolk coast. The gallery was established in 1988 by Christopher and Deborah Harrison and over 25 years has developed an enviable reputation for exhibiting the best of contemporary and modern British art.

Buckingham PalaceWestminster, London SW1A 1AA, UK

Symbol and home of the monarchy of the United Kingdom. The palace has 775 rooms, and the garden is the largest private garden in London. The staterooms, used for official and state entertaining, are open to the public each year for most of August and September and on some days in winter and spring.

Bury Art Museum & Sculpture CentreMoss St, Bury BL9 0DR, UK

The Art Museum and Sculpture Centre is based in the centre of Bury on the corner of Manchester Road and Moss Street. The museum collections include artifacts which are arranged into regularly changing thematic displays that cover a variety of topics with a focus on local and social history. The collection includes works by Turner, Constable, and Landseer.

Cartwright HallLister Park, Bradford BD9 4NS, UK

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery is one of the U.K's leading regional art galleries. Situated in the picturesque Lister Park, the civic art gallery has permanent art collections. In addition, the gallery plays host to a number of temporary in-house curated exhibitions and visiting exhibitions, working with partners such as the National Portrait Gallery, V&A Museum of Childhood, the British Museum in London and many more national and international venues.

Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA)Market Buildings, 13 Thomas St, Manchester M4 1EU, UK

The Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art is a contemporary art gallery based in Manchester, England, which aims to "advance the education of the public in contemporary arts and culture".. For over 30 years CFCCA has led the UK in programming, showcasing and supporting artists through exhibitions, events, artist residencies, collaborations and research projects. Through our work we explore and question the notion of ‘Chineseness’.

Christ Church Picture GalleryOriel Square, Oxford OX1 4EP, UK

Christ Church Picture Gallery is an art museum at Christ Church, one of the colleges of Oxford University in England. The gallery holds an important collection of about 300 Old Master paintings and nearly 2,000 drawings. It is one of the most important private collections in the United Kingdom.

Compton Verney Art Gallery and ParkCompton Verney CV35 9HZ, UK

Compton Verney Art Gallery is an art gallery at Compton Verney, England. It is housed in Compton Verney House, a restored Grade I listed 18th-century mansion surrounded by 120 acres of parkland which was landscaped by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown. The Art Gallery is home to six permanent collections including Neapolitan art from 1600 to 1800; Northern European medieval art from 1450–1650; British portraits including paintings of Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and so more.

Ditchling Museum of Art + CraftLodge Hill Ln, Ditchling, Hassocks BN6 8SP, UK

Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft was situated in the Sussex South Downs, the museum focuses on the artists and craftspeople who made Ditchling a creative hub in the 20th century. The site is home to a nationally important collection of artefacts made by the arts and craftsmen who lived in the village, such as typographer and sculptor Eric Gill, designer of the London Underground font Edward Johnston and printer Hilary Pepler.

Dudley Museum & Art GallerySt James's Rd, Dudley DY1 1HZ, UK

Dudley Museum and Art Gallery was a public museum and art gallery located in the town centre of Dudley in the West Midlands, England. It was opened in 1883, situated within buildings on St James's Road, and remained at that site until its closure in 2016. Some of the museum collections have since been relocated to the Dudley Archives centre on Tipton Road. Local heroes like football legend Duncan Edwards can be seen alongside the Museum's geological collection, which includes over 15,000 fossil,

Dundee Contemporary Arts152 Nethergate, Dundee DD1 4DY, UK

Dundee Contemporary Arts is a world-class centre for the development and exhibition of contemporary art and culture. It is a vibrant building with five floors hosting unique exhibitions, world cinema, a café-bar, and a print studio.

Falmouth Art GalleryMunicipal Buildings, The Moor, Falmouth TR11 2RT, UK

Falmouth Art Gallery is one of the leading art galleries in the South West. Its collection features works by major artists including Frank Brangwyn, Edward Burne-Jones, Charles Napier Hemy, Alfred Munnings and Henry Scott Tuke.  The gallery has an exciting temporary exhibition programme. Works from the collection are shown alongside loans from national galleries and Cornish artists.

Farnham MaltingsBridge Square, Farnham GU9 7QR, UK

Farnham Maltings is one of the busiest and most diverse arts centres in Surrey offering theatre, film, craft, music, festivals, family theatre and more.  Based in a set of buildings formerly used as a tannery and brewery, there is a variety of spaces available for education and leisure purposes.  Farnham Maltings works with artists in a variety of ways. They produce, commission and tour national theatre and support creative businesses, artists and craft-makers.

FirstsiteLewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester CO1 1JH, UK

Firstsite is the East of England's contemporary visual arts organization. From its spectacular golden building designed by world-renowned architect Rafael Viñoly, Firstsite presents a varied and challenging program of exhibitions, commissions, residencies, and screenings, in a broad range of media and art forms, by nationally and internationally acclaimed artists.

Gallery of Modern Art Glasgow111 Queen St, Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow G1 3AH, UK

Gallery of Modern Art is the main exhibition venue for contemporary arts in Glasgow. The gallery displays works from local and international artists and offers temporary exhibitions and workshops.

Gallery Oldham35 Greaves St, Oldham OL1 1AL, UK

Gallery Oldham provides a wide range of exhibitions and activities targeted at different audiences of all ages. With no permanent displays and four temporary galleries to fill, Gallery Oldham has one of the busiest exhibition programs in the region. Exhibitions mix touring shows with work from the gallery's own collection of art, social history, and natural history.