News – Southampton City Art Gallery


Kurt Jackson’s Biodiversity opens at Southampton City Art Gallery

24 May 2022

In line with Southampton’s UK City of Culture 2025 ambitions, Southampton City Art Gallery is excited to announce the opening of Kurt Jackson’s Biodiversity, the latest exhibition in a series of exhibitions at the Gallery that explore environmental concerns and the impact of climate change. Biodiversity is an exhibition of paintings, found objects and sculptures … Continue reading

Julian Perry: There rolls the deep The Rising Sea Level Paintings

4 Nov 2021

There rolls the deep where grew the tree. O earth, what changes hast thou seen!  In Memoriam, Alfred Lord Tennyson In line with Southampton’s UK City of Culture 2025 ambitions, Southampton City Art Gallery is excited to announce a major exhibition of work by Julian Perry in Spring 2022, presenting new paintings that explore coastal … Continue reading

A Complete Portrait of Arthur Jeffress opens 24 September

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 … Continue reading

Creating a National Collection #5 Claude Monet

13 May 2021

Hi, my name is Jemma, Curatorial Trainee with the National Gallery and Southampton City Art Gallery. Today I wanted to talk more about the pairing of two paintings by Claude Monet which will appear together for the first time in the upcoming exhibition Creating a National Collection. Claude Monet was a leading French Impressionist landscape … Continue reading

Creating a National Collection #4 Sofonisba Anguissola

5 May 2021

Hello! My name is Giulia Calvi, I am a student at the Courtauld Institute of Art, currently halfway through my master’s degree in Curating the Art Museum. I grew up in Northern Italy, in a small town on Lake Maggiore not too distant from the Swiss border, before moving to the UK to study Philosophy … Continue reading

Creating a National Collection #3 Thomas Gainsborough, a Pair of Portraits

20 Apr 2021

Corinna Henderson, Curatorial Trainee partnered with Museums Sheffield Welcome to week three of the Creating a National Collection blog. My name’s Corinna and I’m a Curatorial Trainee at the National Gallery, partnered with Museums Sheffield. I’ll be taking a closer look at two portraits in the exhibition by one of England’s finest eighteenth-century portraitists, Thomas … Continue reading

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