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Huddersfield Art Gallery

Huddersfield Library Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield HD1 2SU, England
+44 1484 221964
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Tranquil Art Space

A lovely art gallery, which sits at the top of the library building. There is a great sense of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Langwith-York
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Well worth a visit

Spent an hour here before watching a performance of Heroicas wonderful piece about Joan Eardley... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
oldtrout52
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manchester
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See a selection of stunning paintings and sculptures by internationally renowned artists such as L.S. Lowry and Henry Moore alongside work by significant artists. There's an innovative programme of temporary exhibitions and inspiring events and activities for all ages. Located in Huddersfield town centre, above the library, it couldn't be easier to visit.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
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Huddersfield Library Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield HD1 2SU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely art gallery, which sits at the top of the library building. There is a great sense of peace and tranquility; surprising as the gallery sits in the heart of the town. The current exhibition by Peter Brook and the Yorkshire Photographic Union Annual...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent an hour here before watching a performance of Heroicas wonderful piece about Joan Eardley. The gallery have two of her works plus a surprising collection of some excellent early twentieth century artists- Henry Moore, Lowry, several 'Bloomsburys' , John Bratby, John Lyons, Matthew Smith...More

Thank oldtrout52
Emma C, Cultural Engagement Assistant at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just attended the Yorkshire Photographic Union Exhibition. The presentation was excellent ,featuring members works of some of Yorkshire finest photographers, the standard is really is outstanding.I have visited many exhibitions at Huddersfield Art Gallery, this I must say is one of the very best. The...More

Thank Laurie4
Emma C, Cultural Engagement Assistant at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and that you think this is one of our best exhibitions.

Reviewed 17 May 2017

We came to see the YPU photo exhibition so were there for several hours during which time we stopped for coffee from the machine in the seating area - not bad for machine coffee. The staff were helpful and the pictures well displayed.

Thank imacbeth
Emma C, Cultural Engagement Assistant at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review - of the art and the coffee!

Reviewed 3 May 2017

There is something about this gallery that I will struggle to describe. As you walk in there is a very uplifting sense of peace. The main permanent gallery is so packed with big name artists that I found myself in a trance of awe. I...More

Thank Anita O
Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for your review. It's lovely to hear that your felt and uplifting sense of peace. We hope you come again.

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Climb the stairs to the top floor of this 1930s building and see some wonderful paintings by Britain's top 20th century artists. I personally love the still life by Christopher Wood, the early Bacon, a Vaughan landscape and a couple of Lowery's. They also have...More

1  Thank Peter B
Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for your review, pleased to hear you enjoy seeing the wonderful art on display.

Reviewed 13 March 2017

A 1930's gallery with works spanning two centuries in spacious and sympathetically lit galleries. imaginative presentations of the works.

Thank lb54516
Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thank you for your review about our Art Gallery. I've shared your comments with the Gallery team.

Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We hadn't visited Huddersfield for twenty years or so but one reason we returned was to see the art gallery and the David Tindle exhibition, it didn't disappoint, although it's small gallery, as you'd expect they have some impressive pieces, a good representation of the...More

1  Thank Keepatroshing
Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Thank you for your review describing us as a 'real local treasure' and the impressive art on show. I'm sorry the toilets are poor. I'll pass your comments on to the building manager.

Reviewed 16 February 2017

Some great paintings inc two Lowrys in this unsung gallery. A 60s portrait of Paul Mccartney is one of the highlights.

Thank Tony48
Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Thanks for your review. Please sing out about our wonderful gallery!

Reviewed 19 January 2017

Many folk are unaware of the treasures that their local art gallery can reveal. Apart from its own little treasures, including some hitherto unfamiliar Lowrie, there was a large exhibition of David Tindall. This was quite remarkable.

Thank pisumcorporum
Emma C, Public Relations Manager at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2017

Thank you for your review about our surprising art gallery, we hope to see you again.

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TdeL19
Please can you identify the two Joan Eardley paintings which will feature in the promenade event on June 3rd. I have recently seen the Edinburgh exhibition and would like to find out a little more before I come in June.
5 March 2017|
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Response from Emma C | Property representative |
The Joan Eardley artworks in the performance are: The Sea No. 2 Children & Chalked Wall No. 4 Both can be seen on the Art UK website
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