Mall Galleries

Mall Galleries
The Mall
London
Greater London
SW1
England

Website

www.mallgalleries.org.uk

E-mail

info@mallgalleries.com

Telephone

General

020 7930 6844

Education Department

020 7968 0959

Fax

020 7839 7830

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The Mall Galleries are the home of the Federation of British Artists, a national focal point for figuartive art. Three large galleries, which host exhibitions year-round, are housed in the John Nash terrace overlooking St James's park at the Trafalgar Square end of the Mall.
The Galleries are run by the Federation of British Artists, the umbrella organisation for nine leading British art societies, all which hold their annual exhibitions on the premises. The Mall Galleries can also be hired for evening functions. Ongoing education events for children, families and adults also take place alongside exhibtions at the Mall Galleries.

Venue Type:

Gallery

Opening hours

Open 10am-5pm including weekends

Closed between exhibitions; please contact 020 7930 6844 or email: info@mallgalleries.com

Admission charges

General: £3
Concessions: £2.50
Friends: Free
Under 18s: Free

The Mall Galleries are one of the few places where works of art by leading living artists are displayed alongside that by lesser-known artists. Each of the member societies holds their annual exhibition here as well as many competitions and open exhibitions such as the Singer & Friedlander/Sunday Times water colour competition, the Discerning Eye and the Not the Turner Prize as well as one man shows.

Collection details

Fine Art

Key artists and exhibits

  • the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours
  • the Royal Society of British Artists
  • the Royal Society of Marine Artists
  • the Royal Society of Portrait Painters
  • the Royal Institute of Oil Painters
  • the New English Art Club
  • the Pastel Society
  • the Society of Wildlife Artists
  • and the Hesketh Hubbard Art Society.
Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Weekly Life Drawing with the NEAC Drawing School

  • 10 March 2015 6-8pm
  • 17 March 2015 6-8pm
  • 24 March 2015 6-8pm
  • 31 March 2015 6-8pm

Staffed entirely by members of the NEAC, many of whom have a wealth of teaching experience, the Drawing School offers a thorough and sound approach to drawing in its many forms, with small classes to ensure a personal and individual tutor/student relationship.

All levels of ability are welcome, with some basic materials provided. Poses vary from short to more sustained, with an emphasis on exploring the broad language of drawing through a flexible approach, and varied methodology.

Suitable for

Admission

£20 per drop in session

Website

http://www.mallgalleries.org.uk/whats-on/events/weekly-life-drawing-with-neac-drawing-school

Pastel Art Event Evening

  • 5 March 2015 6-9pm *on now

An exciting opportunity to work alongside Members of the Pastel Society

Glass of wine or a soft drink served on your arrival

Prize for best Non-Member work completed during the evening

Sealed Bid Paintings will be finalised during the evening

Art materials, courtesy of Caran d'Ache will be on sale

Suitable for

Admission

Tickets £8
Friends of Mall Galleries £5

Website

http://www.mallgalleries.org.uk/whats-on/events/pastel-art-event-evening

Interpreting People in the Urban Scene

  • 5 March 2015 10:30am-4:30pm *on now

Workshop with Roger Dellar PS RI ROI

Participants may bring a packed lunch although drinks and snacks are available from the Mall Galleries Café. Easels and drawing boards will be provided, but students should bring their normal range of materials. Models will be available, but where the subject is landscape, participants are recommended to bring sketches to work from.

For full details visit www.thepastelsociety.org.uk

Suitable for

Admission

£50 per day or £45 per day if booking four   

Website

http://www.mallgalleries.org.uk/whats-on/events/interpreting-people-urban-scene

A Translation of Landscape

  • 6 March 2015 10:30am-4:30pm

Workshop with Cheryl Culver PPS RBA

Participants may bring a packed lunch although drinks and snacks are available from the Mall Galleries Café. Easels and drawing boards will be provided, but students should bring their normal range of materials. Models will be available, but where the subject is landscape, participants are recommended to bring sketches to work from.

For full details visit www.thepastelsociety.org.uk

Suitable for

Admission

£50 per day or £45 per day if booking four   

Website

http://www.mallgalleries.org.uk/whats-on/events/translation-landscape

Still Life

  • 12 March 2015 11am-4pm

Still Life painting and drawing in oils workshop lead by Jeremy Galton RBA and Barbara Richardson RBA

Suitable for

Admission

£60

Website

http://www.mallgalleries.org.uk/whats-on/events/still-life

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Primary Schools Programme

Bookings for KS2 can be taken for gallery workshops. A Gallery workshop is led by a member of the education team and entails an interactive talk and tour of the exhibiton, a visit and talk by a 'real' artist featured in the show, and a drawing session with materials provided by the gallery. Seperate lunch facilities are not available, however school are welcome to dine in the gallery picnic style.

How to obtain

Please phone or email Miranda Baxter in the Education Department, on 0207 930 6844 or miranda.education@mallgalleries.com. Workshops cost £3 per child for a paper-based art workshop. Places are not guaranteed and must be booked at least three weeks in advance. Outreach workshops can also be arranged. Please contact for details.

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