29 Sep 2021
From next week Southampton City Art Gallery will be hosting a group of undergraduate history students from the University of Southampton on a course entitled British Portraiture: Curating the Self, 1600-Present. The students will study the last 300 years of portraiture through the works in the city’s collection. The works they look at will form an exhibition on a theme of their choosing opening... Read More »
18 Sep 2021
From 24 September, Southampton City Art Gallery will stage New Acquisitions 2011-21: Narrative, Figure and Place, an exhibition looking at three prominent themes in the last ten years of the gallery’s collecting.
2021 marks a decade since the centenary of our founding bequest, made by Councillor Robert Chipperfield in 1911. The show follows Creating a National Collection, a celebration of... Read More »
16 Sep 2021
This fascinating exhibition tells the story of Arthur's Jeffress' complex and colourful life, 60 years after his death, alongside a large selection of paintings from this significant bequest to Southampton City Art Gallery. Opening 24 September 2021 – 22 January 2022.
Arthur Tilden Jeffress (1905–61) was an art collector and dealer who lived lavishly in beautifully decorated homes in... Read More »