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The Minories Galleries, Colchester

Categories: Art Galleries, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
3.9/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web
A listed Georgian building, The Minories is of local importance within the historic town of Colchester. The Friends of the Minories and Victor Batte-Lay Trust have ensured the building be used to the benefit of the local arts community. This has continued and now ensures the Colchester School of Art provides contemporary art and design in one Colchester’s most distinctive buildings.

The Minories Galleries also include the Shop and Garden Cafe.
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  • The contrast with Firstsite is huge to building, furnishing, and kitchen collection. Moderate amateur work, with a single outlier in the main rooms, a magnificent terrace with a delicious lunch cuisine. Worth and much better food and control than with the modern neighbors.
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  • This review relates specifically to the Minories as an exhibition space and gallery. When visiting, the gallery appeared to have two exhibitions. The first floor was an exhibition of printmaking stude...  read more »
  • Nice place to eat in town with a very large outside area. This is great for a sunny day as you cant believe your in town. However I believe this place must be owned by (Wilkinson's) the Tiptree jam co...  read more »
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