Victoria Art Gallery

Victoria Art Gallery
Bridge Street
Pulteney Bridge
Bath
Somerset
BA2 4AT
England

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Website

www.victoriagal.org.uk

E-mail

victoria_enquiries@bathnes.gov.uk

Telephone

Lower Gallery

01225 477233

Upper Gallery

01225 477244

Administrator

01225 477232

Collections Manager

01225 477775

Gallery Manager

01225 477772

Fax

01225 477231

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
Upper Gallery Permanent Collection
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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:

Gallery, Museum

Opening hours

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

Closed Mondays & bank holidays

Admission charges

Admission Free, small charge for some temporary exhibitions

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.
Shipmate from the Ship of Fools

Edwina Bridgeman: Ship of Fools

  • 29 November 2014 — 11 January 2015 *on now

Bridgeman is back! The ever popular Bath artist turns her attention to a subject that has intrigued her for a long time. Dominating the show is a central installation of a fragile-looking vessel made from cardboard and found objects. The ship invites visitors to interact with it and explore what it felt like to be named a ‘fool.’ The gallery walls are lined with over 100 figures and animals - an audience perhaps, or future passengers waiting on the quay.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Admission

Adults £3.50, Under 21's Free, Art Fund members £1.75, concessions

Website

http://www.victoriagal.org.uk

Victoria Gamberoni, Chinese Anenomes

Victoria Gamberoni: Flower Paintings

  • 17 January — 1 March 2015

Victoria lives and paints in the West Country. On painting trips to the United States, Mexico, India, North Africa and Europe, she gathers inspiration for landscapes and figure scenes. When at home, however, no opportunity is lost to indulge her passion for flowers, revelling in their delicate colours and forms. These sensitive works, assembled here for the first time, may be purchased.

Admission

Please check admission charges before visiting.

Beryl Cook 1926-2008: Intimate Relations

  • 7 March — 3 May 2015

Beryl Cook 1926-2008: Intimate Relations

Admission

Please check before visiting.

The National Gallery Masterpiece Tour: Canaletto's 'A Regatta on the Grand Canal'

  • 7 March — 3 May 2015

A much-loved work from the National Gallery Collection – 'A Regatta on the Grand Canal' by Canaletto – is going on the road and travelling the UK as the second painting in the three-year Masterpiece Tour.

Admission

Collections and small exhibitions free
Large exhibitions £3.50 (under 21s free)
Annual season ticket £10.00

50% off entry with a National Art Pass

Website

http://www.victoriagal.org.uk

Bath Society of Artists 110th Annual Exhibition

  • 16 May — 27 June 2015

Bath Society of Artists 110th Annual Exhibition

Admission

Please check before visiting.

Howard Jeffs: Prints of woods and water

  • 4 July — 4 October 2015

Howard Jeffs: Prints of woods and water

Admission

Please check before visiting.

Jane Austen’s Bath

  • 4 July — 4 October 2015

Jane Austen’s Bath

Admission

Please check before visiting.

Place: Kurt Jackson

  • 10 October 2015 — 3 January 2016

Place: Kurt Jackson

Admission

Please check before visiting.

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.
Jeremy Gardiner, Mupe Rocks, Dorset

Jeremy Gardiner: Jurassic Coast

  • 17 January — 1 March 2015

This exhibition features the celebrated Jurassic Coast seen through the eyes of landscape artist Jeremy Gardiner, who lives in Bath and is well known for his unique portrayal of the British coastline.

Admission

£3.50 / concs. / under 21s free

Website

http://www.victoriagal.org.uk/exhibitions/future_exhibitions/jeremy_gardiner.aspx

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

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