Stratford upon Avon Art Galleries
(Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, England, UK)
Although there are only a handful of art galleries to be found within Stratford upon Avon itself, there are a number of further venues to be found close by, in the neighbouring town of Broadway. Located within the Stratford Leisure and Visitor Centre, the 'Gallery' surprisingly boasts exhibits by some of the country's foremost contemporary artists.
Home to an impressive collection of modern paintings and sculptures, the Montpellier Gallery stands on Chapel Street and features three main exhibition spaces. Next door to Stratford upon Avon and in Leamington Spa, the Royal Pump Rooms may also be of interest to art lovers and museum-goers alike.
Address: 20 Warwick Road, Bridgefoot, Stratford upon Avon, CV37 6YY, England, UK
Tel: +44 01789 414 412
The 'Gallery' showcases works created by some of the region's leading artists and more famous UK artists, including both Tracey Emin and Damien Hirst. Many of the paintings are rather contemporary in style and exhibitions are regularly changed. Prints and original art works are all offered for sale here.
Open hours: daily - 09:00 to 17:00
Address: 5 Chapel Street, Stratford upon Avon, CV37 6EP, England, UK
Tel: +44 01789 261 161
As well as prints, paintings and a number of ceramics, visitors to the Montpellier Gallery can also expect to find some extremely stylish glass works and even some locally sourced jewellery. It is also possible to commission something truly unique and to your own, personal taste.
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 10:00 to 17:30
Country Artists Visitor Centre and Factory Shop
Address: The Mill, Avenue Farm, Stratford upon Avon, CV37 0HS, England, UK
Tel: +44 01789 200 722
The Country Artists Visitor Centre and Factory Shop is a good place to meet working artists and observe them as they paint and sculpt. Founded some 25 years ago, this attraction offers the chance to purchase some very inexpensive art works and ornaments from the factory shop, while guided tours of the studio are also of note.
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 09:00 to 17:00, Sunday - 10:00 to 16:00
Royal Pump Rooms
Address: River Avon, Leamington Spa, CV32 4AA, England, UK
Tel: +44 01926 742 700
The Royal Pump Rooms of Leamington Spa date back almost 200 years and are home to an interesting collection of historical attractions. Although the architecture itself is particularly impressive, inside the Turkish room and remnants of the Victorian spa facilities are always of interest. Other highlights include an art gallery, museum area, large library, various events and tea rooms with pleasant views.
Open hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday - 10:30 to 17:00, Thursday - 13:30 to 20:00, Sunday - 11:00 to 16:00
Nearby Stratford upon Avon, art galleries and similar attractions include the following, all of which are just a short drive away:
Address: 96 Upper High Street, Broadway, WR12 7AJ, England, UK
Tel: +44 01386 858 086
Address: The Green, Broadway, WR12 7AA, England, UK
Tel: +44 01386 858 866
John Noott Galleries
Address: 20 High Street, Broadway, WR12 7DT, England, UK
Tel: +44 01386 854 868
Address: 16 The Green, Broadway, WR12 7AA, England, UK
Tel: +44 01386 852 324
Address: 34 High Street, Broadway, WR12 7DT, England, UK
Tel: +44 01386 853 783
Richard Hagen Gallery of Fine Art
Address: High Street, Broadway, WR12 7DT, England, UK
Tel: +44 01386 853 624