Southampton Art Gallery, Southampton

Southampton Art Gallery, Southampton (must see)

The Southampton City Art Gallery is an art gallery in Southampton, located in the Civic Centre on Commercial Road. The gallery's art collection covers six centuries of European art history, with over 3,500 works. It is housed in an example of 1930s municipal architecture. The gallery holds a Designated Collection, considered of national importance. Highlights of the permanent collection include a 14th-century altarpiece by Allegretto Nuzi; the Perseus series by Burne-Jones; paintings by the Camden Town Group; sculpture by Richard Deacon and Tony Cragg; and Richard Long photographs.

Thousands of visitors explore the exhibitions and displays every month and, through a programme of educational activities, Southampton City Art Gallery provides opportunities for greater access, involvement and understanding of art, for people of all ages. The gallery's educational service works closely with a range of profesional visual artists, including Melanie Rose, Debra Marsh, Jo Bresloff and Alastair Eales. Southampton City Art Gallery has won several awards and continues to be one of Southampton's most popular visitor attractions.

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Southampton Art Gallery on Map

Sight Name: Southampton Art Gallery
Sight Location: Southampton, England
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: History and Art Tour in Southampton  

Walking Tours in Southampton, England

Create Your Own Walk in Southampton

Create Your Own Walk in Southampton

Creating your own self-guided walk in Southampton is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Southampton Religious Tour

Southampton Religious Tour

Southampton contains many great houses of worship. It is home to a number of beautiful churches, rich in history and heritage, that are worth visiting. Discover the beauty of England’s religious landmarks, starting with St. Joseph's Church, in the following tour.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.4 km
Southampton Waterfront Walk

Southampton Waterfront Walk

Southampton is a large city with a lot of interesting attractions. Its various landmarks of England’s heritage, including the Maritime Museum, an aviation museum and others are well worth visiting. Check out the best Southampton Waterfront attractions in the following tour!

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 km
Upper Southampton Walk

Upper Southampton Walk

Upper Southampton is very beautiful, with many green parks and interesting attractions, including the Civic Centre, Nuffield Theatre and John Hansard Gallery. Check these out and more in the following tour of upper Southampton’s best spots!

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.6 km
History and Art Tour in Southampton

History and Art Tour in Southampton

Southampton is a large beautiful city and a popular spot for tourists. It has a variety of interesting cultural attractions to visit, including museums, theaters, beautiful buildings and much more. Discover England’s tradition of art and history in the following tour.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 km
Southampton Shopping Tour

Southampton Shopping Tour

Southampton has tons of great shopping, containing streets lined with souvenir shops, boutiques, markets and more. You can buy a precious piece of jewelery at Roux Jewellers, get fresh fruits and vegetables at Bargate Markets, or enjoy a pleasant walk down High Street. Discover Southampton’s best shopping in the following tour.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

One of England’s major seaports, Southampton went down in recent history primarily as the place from which the Titanic embarked on her maiden, ill-fated voyage in 1912. The local Maritime Museum and Titanic memorial pay tribute to that event, while Tudor House & Garden, together with the Museum of Archaeology, display artifacts covering over eight centuries of the city's history from...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 km