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Graves Gallery

Closes in 4 min: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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I was visiting Sheffield for a couple of days as my wife was at a conference. I sought out some... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Markmark1963
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Poole, United Kingdom
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Nice, quite small gallery

This was my first visit to the gallery but I've been to the impressive building it is housed in... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2018
AlexSwallow
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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The Graves Gallery is the home of Sheffield's visual art collection. Situated above the Central Library, away from the noise and traffic of the city centre, the Gallery is a peaceful haven for visitors to enjoy the city's art and a programme of...more
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Central Library Surrey Street | (Above the Central Library), Sheffield S1 1XZ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was visiting Sheffield for a couple of days as my wife was at a conference. I sought out some culture. I saw the sign for the gallery and library. I walked up to the third floor. It was well worth it. The galleries were...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2018

This was my first visit to the gallery but I've been to the impressive building it is housed in many times, because it contains the Central Library too. The gallery isn't massive but there are some gems and I thought that they managed to do...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2018

This is one of the best small galleries I have visited. "Hidden" on the top floor of the library it hosts a surprisingly large array of modern and classical paintings and sculptures and is well worth a look.

1  Thank Larkmeadow
Reviewed August 23, 2018

what a lovely little gallery, its free, pop in next time your on surrey street, relaxed and some fantastic art works

1  Thank Keef W
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

The gallery is slightly hidden away at the Central Library in the City centre, but it’s well worth finding. It was quiet when I visited which is a shame as the exhibits are excellent.

1  Thank VeganAndy
Reviewed August 6, 2018

On the 3rd floor of the library. Walk up the stairs to see the delightful architectural detail. An eclectic but well curated mix of art. The signage was particularly well designed and informative. Beautiful

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

Nice big rooms with lots of interesting paintings and other artworks. Great to walk slowly around from room to room taking it all in. Very tranquil.

1  Thank James F
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Love to visit to enjoy the art work. Damien Hurst, Grayson Perry . Picasso etc. The acquisition of a tapestry by Grayson Perry is stunning. We enjoyed finding out the history of Mr Graves and his donations to the people of Sheffield.

1  Thank Richard D
Reviewed April 7, 2018

My wife and and I go to galleries wherever we go. To date, this has been the best we've seen , apart from the major (national) collections. Wide range of exhibits from the 1600s to the present day. All of excellent quality (although we didn't...More

1  Thank robini
Reviewed April 1, 2018

With some truly fine pictiures in it's collection this gallery is well worth the visit. It's only a small collection but worth an hour of anyone's time. They have visiting exhibitions which are usually interesting. A good mixture of work with lots of important 20th...More

1  Thank Jon b
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