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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Cathie Pilkington: Working from Home

How interwoven are our private and public lives? Sculptor Cathie Pilkington RA explores the relationship between personal collections and public display through an immersive takeover of the historic townhouse’s upstairs rooms.Suggesting themes of motherhood, privacy, domesticity and the unconscious, this dialogue with the collection and architecture is the gallery’s most ambitious cont
Event date(s):
06th October 2018 10:00 - 31st March 2019 17:00
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Harold Gilman: Beyond Camden Town

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British painter Harold Gilman (1876–1919) broke away from his contemporaries to produce a view of modern urban life in the early 20th century that was entirely distinct. He combined the gritty formality favoured by the Camden Town Group and his mentor Walter Sickert, with the vitality of post-impressionism, with its thickly applied paint and vivid colours.Gilman’s subject matter and ma
Event date(s):
02nd March 2019 10:00 - 09th June 2019 17:30
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Nick Goss: Morley's Mirror

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Nick Goss (b. 1981) reimagines his home city of London, transforming the cityscape and its interior spaces to explore themes of displacement, natural disaster and the psychology of place. In this exhibition of 10-12 of Goss’s large-scale narrative paintings, he combines observations of everyday life in his South London urban surroundings with impressions of the Netherlands’ 1
Event date(s):
02nd March 2019 10:00 - 09th June 2019 17:30
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Art Quake: Post-Impressionism and British Art

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In 1910 the art critic Roger Fry introduced the work of Cézanne, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Matisse and Picasso to an unaware British audience. He coined the term ‘post-impressionism’ for his landmark exhibition on European modern art, which later became known as the ‘Art Quake of 1910’. In this exhibition drawn entirely from the Gallery’s collection, discover how a host
Event date(s):
09th February 2019 10:00 - 01st June 2019 17:30
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From Pissarro to Kollwitz: The Elizabeth Burney Bequest

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A collection of works on paper bequest by Elizabeth Mary Parker (née Burney), a criminal psychologist who was inspired to gift her collection to the gallery after attending a tour.  Includes etchings by Samuel Palmer, Camille Pissarro and Kathe Kollwitz, mezzotints by Danish artist and printmaker Peter Ilsted and drawings by Henri Gaudier-Brzeska and Christopher Wood.
Event date(s):
27th February 2019 10:00 - 23rd June 2019 17:30
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Go Large

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[workshop, 11+ yrs)Thur 11 April, 10.30am - 3.30pm£35Experiment with paint, ink and print to create your own large scale painting inspired by contemporary painter Nick Goss. 
Event date(s):
11th April 2019 10:30 - 15:30
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Think Big!

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[workshop, 6+ yrs)Wed 17 April, 10.30am - 3.30pm£35Create a large scale landscape painting, experimenting with expressive techniques and a range of materials to build your imaginary scene.
Event date(s):
17th April 2019 10:30 - 15:30