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Hundreds flock to City Art Gallery for opening of National Portrait Gallery exhibition

26 May 2023

Hundreds of people came to the launch event of Creative Connections Southampton at the City Art Gallery on Thursday evening, 25 May. This new exhibition display’s celebrated figures with connections to Southampton, with over 40 works from the National Portrait Gallery’s collection, together with paintings from Southampton’s own art collections. The show features Jane Austen, … Continue reading

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY PARTNERS WITH SOUTHAMPTON CITY ART GALLERY FOR STORIES OF THE CITY PORTRAIT EXHIBITION

19 May 2023

Portraits of people with connections to Southampton feature in a new exhibition at Southampton City Art Gallery on 26 May. Over 40 works from the National Portrait Gallery’s collection, together with paintings from Southampton’s art collections, will display celebrated figures who have links to the City. The show will feature Jane Austen, Craig David, Spitfire … Continue reading

Women artists celebrated in the city

8 Mar 2023

On International Women’s Day, Southampton City Art Gallery, in partnership with the Arts Council Collection and ‘a space’ arts, announce the winners of their Billboard Project. It will show the work of three Southampton based female artists on digital billboards across the city. The artists were chosen by Turner-prize winning artist, Lubaina Himid CBE, and … Continue reading

Artist sells painting from his Southampton City Art Gallery exhibition to raise money for environmental charity Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

31 Aug 2022

Artist, Kurt Jackson, has sold one of his paintings from his exhibition: Biodiversity at Southampton City Art Gallery.   The proceeds from the painting, Hogweed Visitors, are being gifted to Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust (HIWWT) to support their work restoring ecosystems for local wildlife. Biodiversity is an exhibition of paintings, found objects and … Continue reading

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

Face of Britain – 26 Sept 2020 to 11 Sept 2021

27 Aug 2020

Face of Britain, curated by Nahem Shoa, is an exhibition of portraits by outstanding artists who have painted British individuals from the 17th century to the present day. At its heart is a selection of Shoa’s own striking oil paintings of black and mixed race sitters. Face of Britain asks a question which is especially … Continue reading

Virtual Open Exhibition for City Art Gallery

9 Jun 2020

Southampton City Art Gallery will still host its 2020 biennial Open Exhibition ‘In Search of a New World’, now in a new digital format. ‘In Search of a New World’ is part of the Mayflower 400 programme. Launching on 15 August 2020, this digital exhibition will coincide with the anniversary of the day the Mayflower … Continue reading

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