Falmouth Art Gallery

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Falmouth Art Gallery has gained nationwide recognition for its innovative education programme.

It was recently selected as one of four national flagship schemes by the Government’s Museums and Galleries Life-long Learning Initiative, and has been nominated for 13 major awards. The gallery welcomes a wide range of groups - from Surestart to Age Concern.

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Opening hours

Monday-Saturday 10am - 5pm

Closed Sundays

Admission charges

Admission free

Collection details

Archives, Fine Art

Key artists and exhibits

  • Falmouth's art collection is one of the most important in Cornwall, and features works by major British artists including Sir Frank Brangwyn RA, Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Charles Napier Hemy RA, Dame Laura Knight RA, Sir Alfred Munnings RA, William Strang RA, Henry Scott Tuke RA, John William Waterhouse RA, George Frederick Watts RA.
Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Man-made Cornwall: The Paintings of Tony Giles

  • 23 November 2015 — 23 January 2016 *on now

Discover a different side to Cornwall through the magical paintings of Tony Giles (1925-1994). Subjects include railway lines and viaducts, clay workings and mine buildings, harbours and chapels.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly



Serpentine - Artists of The Lizard

  • 30 November 2015 — 30 January 2016 *on now

The Lizard Peninsula has a unique landscape and geology that has captivated artists past and present. The internationally renowned artists Bryan Ingham and John Tunnard both lived there and it continues to be a focal point for artists.

This exhibition shines a spotlight on The Lizard as an artistic hub by showcasing historic and contemporary artworks produced by artists that have lived and worked in the area.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly



Falmouth Art Gallery
Municipal Buildings
The Moor
TR11 2RT




01326 313 863


01326 312 662

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