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Porthminster Gallery

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Excellent gallery

The gallery always has an excellent selection of prints and some originals by notable artists... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mike S
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Wonderful Gallery

What a lovely gallery right by the sea and with a wonderful collection to peruse and buy (I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sotonian17
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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The award-winning* Porthminster Gallery in St Ives occupies a converted grade-1 former pilchard warehouse in a stunning location on the quayside at Westcott's Quay. A large and characterful exhibitions space hosts changing shows and ongoing...more
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Westcotts Quay, St Ives TR26 2DY, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gallery always has an excellent selection of prints and some originals by notable artists associated with St Ives.We have bought several prints and have been impressed with the professionalism of the staff.

Thank mike S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely gallery right by the sea and with a wonderful collection to peruse and buy (I wish...). Stunning to see some work by the likes of Heron and Nicholson. Well done everyone.

Thank sotonian17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like to visit galleries this one is not to be missed. With a wide selection of paintings, sculpture and ceramics it has a large open feel to the space allowing easy viewing.

Thank Mary E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's always worth stopping off in here on our way to town, as the displays really showcase the local art & it's fitting the the building is part of the old pilchard industry

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

It’s large bright airy space with a harbour view, most of which champions contemporary artists. But a corridor on the left-hand side houses an exhibition of modern British prints, especially four or so by Patrick Heron. The largest of these are visually stunning, yet but...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

A first time visit where there is plenty of contemporary and modern art displayed including Prints, ceramics, jewelry, crafts and more. There are several art collections displayed from emerging artists. If only I could afford some of them, they would have pride of place at...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2018

The Porthminster Gallery is brilliant - a real gem. The owners really know their stuff and always have an incredible collection on show. We have bought art from them through their Own Art scheme.

Thank TheOrchards
Reviewed July 16, 2018

They have an excellent collection of work from major producers. Some surprising Hepworth prints looked especially fresh. Highly recommend

Thank ArcPD
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

The gallery is located at Westcotts Quay and is a short walk away from St Ives station. There is a wide range of art from local artists on display, all of which is for sale. Admission is free and we spent half an hour or...More

Thank The_Coach55
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

A nicely and we'll thought out gallery, with an interesting array of exhibits. A pleasant way to bimble around indoors, whilst appreciating local art.

Thank gelvisblue
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