Victoria Art Gallery

Victoria Art Gallery
Bridge Street
Pulteney Bridge




Lower Gallery

01225 477233

Upper Gallery

01225 477244


01225 477232

Collections Manager

01225 477775

Gallery Manager

01225 477772


01225 477231

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Howard Hodgkin show in main gallery, September 2007
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Wonderful display of British oil paintings from 17th century to the present day including works by Gainsborough, Barker and Sickert. Over 1,500 decorative arts treasures.
Temporary exhibitions. Adopt a Painting needing restoration and be acknowledged in the gallery. Take part in a monthly Store Tour. Discover images of Bath through the ages. Get creative - art carts on both floors plus Young @ Art holiday activities for the under elevens. Relax with a cuppa or browse the shop!

Venue Type:


Opening hours

Tues-Fri 1000-1700
Sat 1000-1700
Sun 13.30-1700

Closed Mondays & bank holidays

Admission charges

Admission Free

Additional info

Please telephone for further details or to book activities.

Collection details

Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Archives

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Amedeo Modigliani, Portrait of Soutine

The Radev Show 2

  • 3 June — 31 August 2014 *on now

Following its world premiere in 2012, we are delighted to present further delights from this very private collection of modern art. The collection is named after Mattei Radev, an émigré from Bulgaria who became a prominent picture framer. He befriended Eddy Sackville-West and Eardley Knollys, both avid art collectors. Artists featured include Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, Chaïm Soutine, Maurice Utrillo and Alfred Wallis. Lunchtime exhibition tours every Thursday, 12.30-13.10. Free to ticket-holders.

Suitable for

  • Any age


£3.50 / concessions.


William Nicholson, H.M. The Queen, 1899

Lasting Impressions

  • 7 June — 31 August 2014 *on now

From Hiroshige to Hogarth and Goya to Whistler, this exhibition explores our wonderfully diverse print collection. It includes works by some of the best and most influential printmakers from the 16th to the 19th century.

Suitable for

  • Any age


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.

Art Store Tours

  • 17 September 2014 12-12:45pm

Explore the parts of the Gallery other people don’t reach.

Suitable for

  • Any age


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.

Creating landscapes KS2

This 2 hour session is focussed on the range of methods and approaches of landscape artists. Pupils create responses in dry materials.

How to obtain

Book in advance on 01225 477757

Facing up to it KS2

This two hour session works with the portraits in our main art collection. Pupils use a wide range of media to draw portraits and self portraits. They produce a final 3D abstract piece of work using card and scissors.

How to obtain

Book in advance on 01225 477757