Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton

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  • I'd hope to spend an hour looking through the collection but the gallery was not of the scale I imagined it would be. Was there about 25mins (and they closed the day that I visited at 3pm too). It was...  more »
  • Well done Southampton City for running this art gallery and for holding your biennial open competition. Lots of permanent art on display and clearly the open exhibition stimulates lots of thought abou...  more »
  • The gallery own a very large stock of art and is ever changing its paintings in addition has some great exhibitions and talks. The gallery itself is an amazing space. Well worth a visit!  more »
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  • Many already mentioned that opening times are a bit odd but it really isn't London when they would be crowded all day, every day. Ambient ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I really like how everything has be curated and it's logical. Might benefit from more benches or chairs but it's airy and it's easy to avoid groups. Toilets are same as public market ones. Staff ⭐️⭐️ I don't expect anyone to serve me on the red carpet but if you make eye contact say or reply with hi or good day. I got a feeling most were giving the stink eye especially guy at the counter looking how much will my partner donate. Art ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I'm not onefor the art, unlike my partner, but I actually like it and it could be due to an airy and fresh ambient. I would appreciate if some story telling pictures and photos had a story written under them - even plants in Tudor garden had something. Price ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ It's free but donations via phone (£3) and cash are welcome.
  • Great interactive bits for kids to do in each room so we can take our time looking at the pieces. Although the art club (mini monnets) wasn't great value for money. Will definitely aim to be go every now and then to check out the new exhibitions.
  • Perfect place to spend few hours in city centre for free (little donation). My preschool kids love it. We can always have some fun there exploring art 😊
  • An incredible day out, the exhibitions were fantastic and the architecture of the building was fantastic, made the whole experience even better. As for the art, i am no expert but some outstanding pieces to view.
  • A great gallery offering a diverse range of works, some may says it small but with so much to do in Southampton, I felt the size was balanced.
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