Falmouth Art Gallery
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.
Monday-Saturday 10am - 5pm
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.
- 7 February — 19 April 2014 *on now
Charlotte's Web showcases a selection of artworks from the Margaret Whitford Bequest. This collection of 46 artworks was bequeathed to Falmouth Art Gallery through the Art Fund in 2012. This series of abstract prints demonstrates how artists use a variety of genres to explore geometry, pattern, figurative and still life and includes work by well-known artists from around the globe including Basil Beattie RA, Sir Terry Frost RA, Grace Gardner, Kristian Krokfors and Rachel Whiteread CBE. This abstract theme reacquaints us with theories of colour, composition and Modernism which will be revisited several times in this year&rsquo
s exhibition programme for 2014, including Brilliant colour (20 September &ndash
22 November) and Porthmeor past and present (29 November 2014
31 January 2015).
Falmouth Cemetery Tour
- 15 March 2014 2-3pm
Join Glyn Winchester for a colourful tour of artists' graves in Falmouth. Many Victorian artists lived, worked and died in Falmouth and this tour will give you an insight into their lives and art.Artists will include Henry Scott Tuke RA RWS, Sophie Anderson, William Ayerst Ingram RBA and Charles Napier Hemy RA RWS. Many of these artists are well represented in Falmouth Art Gallery's permanent collection.Meet at the Falmouth cemetery gates on Pennanc e Road at 2pmThis event is free but please book your place at Falmouth Art Gallery01326 313863,