1. Southampton City Art Gallery

Opening Times: Monday to Friday: 10am – 3pm | Saturday: 10am – 5pm | Sunday: Closed

Cost: Free admission

Location: Southampton City Art Gallery, Commercial Road, Southampton, SO14 7LP

Southampton city Art Gallery is a place where you can enjoy high quality exhibitions and different activities for all ages. At the exhibition you can see paintings, sculptures, drawings, photography and film. There is a permanent collection you can enjoy any time and there is also a collection that changes regularly which makes each visit different with new experiences. The permanent collection tells the story of western art from the Renaissance to the present day.


2. K6 Gallery

Opening Times: The gallery is open 24/7, unless otherwise stated in the exhibition details.

Cost: Free admission

Location: The Phone Boxes, Castle Way, Southampton, SO14 2BW

K6 Gallery is a new exhibition space in the centre of Southampton. The space makes use of a pair of iconic grade II listed red phone boxes. Designed by architect Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1935. This was the sixth incarnation of the red phone box. They were a smaller and more streamlined version of the K2 model and were known as the K6 (kiosk number 6).

K6 Art Gallery Southampton

3. The John Hansard Gallery

Opening Times: Monday to Sunday: 10am – 5pm

Cost: Free admission

Location: Newly opening in Studio 144 in Guildhall Square’s Cultural Quarter.

The John Hansard Gallery is a gallery of contemporary art. The gallery exhibit the work of outstanding artists from across the world. They exhibit contemporary arts from emerging talents and major international figures. On the exhibition you can see paintings, sculptures, photography, film, performance, installation and digital media. They have events and different activities for all ages to make your visit more enjoyable. You can take part in events and activities like artist talks and tours, creative workshops and panel discussions and seminars and conferences that will teach you more about their exhibition.

John Hansard Gallery


4. Solent Showcase Gallery

Opening Times: Monday to Friday: 11am – 6pm | Saturday: 11am – 5pm | Sunday: Closed

Cost: Free admission

Location: Sir James Matthew Bldg, 157-187 Above Bar St, Southampton SO14 7NN

Solent Showcase Gallery exhibits a range of different themes. The Gallery is coincided with the exhibition of the art course at Solent. They support up-an-coming artists and highlight the creative talents of the University. They encourage their students with this gallery and also local talents as well.


5. The Art House Gallery

Opening Times: Tuesday to Saturday: 10am – 10pm | Sunday: 12 – 5pm | Monday: Closed

Cost: Event dependent

Location: 178 Above Bar St, Southampton SO14 7DW

The Art house is an arts venue, café and gallery in the central of Southampton. The Art house is a place where you can meet up with friends to have a coffee or a meal while enjoying the local art that can be seen on the walls around the place. At this place you can browse a selection of fine art and crafts.

Art in Southampton