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John Hansard Gallery

Closed Now: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Fabulously designed and welcome addition to local galleries

What a great (free) place to visit on a rainy afternoon. Coming from the City Gallery which of... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
David T
Winchester, United Kingdom
Brilliant Contemporary Art Gallery

Brilliant contemporary art gallery! When I visited the staff were welcoming and happy to answer my... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
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12 Aug 2018
“Fabulously designed and welcome addition to local galleries”
26 Jul 2018
“Brilliant Contemporary Art Gallery”
John Hansard Gallery is an internationally recognised and locally engaged contemporary art gallery in Southampton. Being part of the University of Southampton, the Gallery aims to change the world for the better through great art. To realise this...more
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142-144 Above Bar Street | Guildhall Square, Southampton SO14 7DU, England
+44 23 8059 2158
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

What a great (free) place to visit on a rainy afternoon. Coming from the City Gallery which of course has its merits, this is striking for its roomy and interesting feel. The Gerhart Richter was very well displayed, with some fabulous pieces. Enthusiastic and numerous...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2018

Brilliant contemporary art gallery! When I visited the staff were welcoming and happy to answer my questions about the work. I had not heard of Gerhard Richter before but I learnt a lot about him and his art work was amazing! I especially loved the...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to Southampton's new John Hansard Gallery in the city centre. Just a short walk from Southampton City Art Gallery, it is wonderfully situated between Guildhall Square, and the park. The Building itself has an airy architecture, with roomy gallery spaces...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

In the City for a matinee at NST next door, we took in the recently opened new gallery. The building and display areas are very impressive. To be honest, our knowledge of Gerhard Richter was limited before our visit and therefore it was a treat...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2018

The John Hansard Gallery has only been in new premises a short time and complements the main Art Gallery really well. At the moment (May 2018) they have a Gerhard Richter exhibition which I found very appealing. The Gallery has free admission and the staff...More

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Jack L, Public Relations Manager at John Hansard Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2018

Dear Phil, Thank you so much for your kind words and fabulous review. We are glad you enjoyed the new gallery space and exhibition, and hope to see you again soon. All best Team JHG

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