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There’s a whole host of things to do at Southampton City Art Gallery, from activities, talks and tours aimed at all ages.

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We offer opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to enrich their exploration of art.

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

To help everyone enjoy their visit, we have updated our COVID-19 guidance:

To keep everyone safe in our venues, we strongly encourage visitors to continue to wear a face masks in the gallery in line with government guidance.

Our one-way system is still in place for social distancing, so please do give each other plenty of space in the gallery.

There are plenty of hand sanitisers around the gallery for visitors to use and we’ll be continuing our increased cleaning regime.

We are free to visit and following the relaxing restrictions, you no longer need to pre-book to visit the gallery.

We can’t wait to welcome you back.

Education groups planning visits upon opening can book through


Visitor Information

Explore Southampton City Art Gallery’s diverse collection of fine art, which can tell the story of European art from the Renaissance through to the present day. Regularly rotating displays feature works from the collection, national touring exhibitions and work by local artists.

There’s also a range of creative workshops and activities to suit all ages all year round.

Free to visit – You’ll find us in the heart of the Southampton’s cultural quarter.