Cornwall’s Art Galleries – our hidden gems!

The beauty of the Cornish landscapes makes it simple to understand why Cornwall has become home to many Art Galleries over the years. There are endless places to view, buy and learn about the exhibits that Cornwall has become very proud of. We have picked out our 3 favourites to give you an insight into the dreamy world of art.

Tate – St Ives

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The Tate is located in a stunning building with magnificent views over Porthmeor Beach. The gallery is home to the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden offering an insight into the work of one of the most exciting twentieth century artists. The main displays are updated throughout the year to ensure that the exhibitions are fresh and up-to-date ensuring each visit is as exciting as the last. There are lots of exciting exhibitions and displays planned for 2015 and the gallery is currently commencing work on its ‘Phase Two’ building – its success speaks for itself.

The Exchange – Penzance

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The Newlyn Art Gallery has been home to The Exchange since 2007. The gallery is situated in a former telephone exchange and boasts a stunning exterior with glass windows claiming the length of the building. The gallery previews work by some of the best regional artists as well as national and international work, and with free admission this gallery is a big hit with visitors to Cornwall.

Falmouth Art Gallery

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The award winning Falmouth Art Gallery has proven to be a favourite in Cornwall, with family friendly activities and free admission, there is no reason not to visit. The gallery boasts some of the most spectacular work from the county’s leading artists, and has gained worldwide recognition for its educational training programmes for children and adults alike.  

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There are many exhibitions planned for 2015 in Cornwall, the Cornwall arts and crafts directory offer continuous information about what’s coming up.

Country View Cottages guests are welcome to contact our friendly team for any further information about the exciting attractions Cornwall has to offer.