Pallant House Gallery houses one of the best collections of Modern British art in the country, including important works by Frank Auerbach, Peter Blake, Patrick Caulfield, Lucian Freud, Ben Nicholson, Eduardo Paolozzi, John Piper and Graham Sutherland. 

The gallery is internationally acclaimed for its temporary exhibition programme, which in 2018 includes major exhibitions on British Pop Art and 'Virginia Woolf: an exhibition inspired by her writings' touring from Tate St Ives.

There is an extensive programme of events, courses and workshops. Make a day of it by visiting the restaurant and specialist art bookshop on the ground floor. These are free to enter as are the ground floor exhibitions and displays.

An admission charge applies to the collection and main exhibition spaces.

Open: Tue-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun and Bank Holidays 11am-5pm. 

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Pallant House Gallery - Arts & Culture

Leonard Rosoman: Painting Theatre
Experience John Osborne's controversial play ‘A Patriot for Me' through the eyes of British painter Leonard Rosoman RA (1913 - 2012) in a series of works not shown together since the 1970s. Part of the Royal Academy's 250th birthday celebrations, this is the first museum show of Rosoman's work for over 30 years.When ‘A Patriot for Me’ was first performed at the Ro
Event date(s):
03rd February 2018 10:00 - 29th April 2018 17:00
Pallant House Gallery - Arts & Culture

Sheila Bownas: A Life in Pattern
An exhibition of original designs by the mid-century textile designer Sheila Bownas (1925—2007), a supplier to Liberty London and Marks & Spencer who remained relatively unknown until an archive of her work surfaced recently at auction. Her colourful patterns featuring playful scenes, floral and geometric motifs, captured the optimism of the post-war era. Curated in association with Chel
Event date(s):
21st February 2018 10:00 - 20th May 2018 17:00
Pallant House Gallery - Arts & Culture

POP! Art in a Changing Britain
Drawn from the Gallery's significant collection of British Pop Art, this exhibition explores how artists in Britain in the 1950s and 1960s responded to rapid social change, as Pop Art emerged as a means of addressing the rise of mass media, the cult of celebrity, questions of identity and prevalent political concerns, issues that still resonate today.During the 1950s and 60s a generation of ar
Event date(s):
24th February 2018 10:00 - 06th May 2018 17:00
Pallant House Gallery - Arts & Culture

The Frank and Lorna Dunphy Gift 24 February - 7 May 2018
Pallant House Gallery has received a major new gift of contemporary art from Frank and Lorna Dunphy, including works by Damien Hirst, Rachel Whiteread, Tracey Emin, Gavin Turk and Michael Craig-Martin. These new works compliment the Gallery’s existing collection of Modern British art and adds to its growing collection of contemporary art. Six of the works will go on display this spring alongside the major new exhibition ‘POP! Art in a Changing Britain’ (24 February – 7 May 2018).
Event date(s):
24th February 2018 13:45 - 07th May 2018 13:45