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📅 Southampton City Art Gallery turns 80!

Southampton City Art Gallery | 23rd March 2019 - 14th September 2019
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Admission Type: Free
Southampton City Art Gallery turns 80!
23 March – 14 September 2019
In 1911, Robert Chipperfield, a local pharmacist, Councillor and justice of the peace, laid the foundations for an art gallery in Southampton and on the 26th April 1939, his ‘fervent desire’ opened its doors.
80 years on, guided by an exceptional collecting policy stipulating guidance from the National Gallery and now Tate, the permanent collection is designated as having pre-eminent national significance.
Gallery 80 is a display of pride and celebration: showcasing the highlights which formed the collection leading up to the opening night and for the first time since 1939, presents the paintings which featured in the original exhibition.
Free Admission To All Exhibitions
Opening Times
Mon to Fri: 10am-3pm
Sat: 10am – 5pm,
Sun: Closed,
Bank Holiday Mon: 10am-3pm

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Southampton City Art Gallery turns 80!

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