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Southampton City Art Gallery

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Visit to Art Gallery to see British Impressionists exhibition.

Mainly visited to see the William Stott of Oldham and British Impressionism exhibition. This runs... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
Charles G
Wimborne, United Kingdom

Make this a destination if you've got a bit of time to kill . Have a nibble at any of the quality... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
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Southampton City Art Gallery is the most outstanding gallery in the South of England and is internationally renowned for its impressive collection and temporary exhibitions programme. The works on display, of both historic and contemporary art, show...more
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Commercial Road | Civic Centre, Southampton SO14 7LP, England
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

Mainly visited to see the William Stott of Oldham and British Impressionism exhibition. This runs until January 2019 and is well worth a visit. The rest of the gallery has a good mixed collection of different art, worth a look. Admission is free to all...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Charles G
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Make this a destination if you've got a bit of time to kill . Have a nibble at any of the quality galleries and you'll be well satisfied. Or make it a destination in it's own right. An hour will do it and you'll see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018

Lovely gallery with some very good historic artworks along with some modern pieces. The building is Art Deco and provides a very interesting space to display the artwork. Worth a couple of hours to visit. Admission is free.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

This is a good space but although there are some good pictures everything seems a bit random. It’s free so worth a visit if you’re passing but will probably take you less than 1 hour.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Went there with my mother who was visiting me and we were both looking for something to do in the afternoon. The gallery itself is spotless and the staff are most helpful. Really enjoyed the artwork as well

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JaneSteven
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Gallery is updating all the time. So frequently visiting during my lunch breaks and a good way to escape the hectic job.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

I'm not a fan of old masters - of which Southampton Gallery has a good selection - but I do enjoy modern art. I really enjoyed the George Shaw exhibition: small and focused, and very contemporary. The video explaining him and the logic for his...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

I took a very active 5 year old and although she didn’t fully appreciate the exhibits, there were sufficient activities to help her interact. There was a box of accessories for dressing up and she enjoyed posing wearing a ruff by a painting of a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Geranium31
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Great experience here. Very well set out gallery with lots of rooms and plenty of interesting art to see. Café and toilets all near by and free to get in - very nice place to potter about.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank markyargyle
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Very impressive exhibition with some wonderful drawings, paintings in Humbrol paint and related art and video. Well worth seeing (my third visit). Shaw is a master.

Date of experience: July 2018
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