Gosport Gallery hosts a wide variety of exhibitions and events from shows by the finest local artists to exhibitions drawing on the rich museum collections held by Gosport and Hampshire councils.
It is fast becoming a regional venue for major touring exhibitions from national museums and collections. In addition, they run a programme of events ranging from theatrical productions to fun days, talks to art workshops.
The gallery is a bright and welcoming exhibition space located in the historic former assembly hall of Gosport Grammar School. Whilst it maintains several of the buildings original features, such as the floor and the balcony, it has been renovated to the highest standards to allow secure display of items of national importance.
You can find Gosport Gallery a short walk from the main Discovery Centre building, behind the Local Studies Centre. Admission is free, donations are welcome.
Museum, Library, Archive, Gallery
Monday - Saturday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
- 13 January — 17 March 2018 *on now
An exhibition bringing together marine-themed works from the outstanding collection of Southampton City Art Gallery to celebrate the shores of the south we inhabit. This eclectic selection of paintings from the 19th and 20th centuries, includes works by Richard Eurich, Spencer Gore and C.R.W. Nevinson.
The region’s long and varied relationship with the sea is reflected through these charming and historic works and includes rarely seen works conserved especially for the exhibition.
Lead Image credit: Air-Sea Rescue Launch D Type, 1943, Stephen Bone
© Southampton City Art Gallery, presented by the War Artists Advisory Committee
Out of Egypt
- 7 April — 19 May 2018
Discover how Ancient Egyptians treated their dead and see many of the objects placed in the tomb for the afterlife including scarabs and mummified animals, mummy masks and wrappings, shabti figures and jewellery.
There are lots of activities, games and puzzles to try. Write your name in hieroglyphics, count like an Egyptian, or hunt for creepy crawlies.
- Any age
Discovery Centre website
Gosport Gallery website
023 9250 1957