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High quality ceramics and crafts

A wonderful low key exhibition of high quality craft work. The highlight is the ceramic collection... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Nice place to visit

Staff are friendly and exhibits can be very interesting. A free place to spend an hour or so... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2018
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Prince Consort Road, Gateshead NE8 4JB, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful low key exhibition of high quality craft work. The highlight is the ceramic collection of Henry Rothschild.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Oxfordeco
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Staff are friendly and exhibits can be very interesting. A free place to spend an hour or so looking around. Been here a few times and will be back again. Worth popping in.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank uk_sassypants
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I hadn't visited the Shipley Art Gallery for a while and I'd forgotten what a lovely place it is to visit. It has an interesting collection of ceramics, jewellery and furniture as well as a collection of historical paintings.The staff were friendly and the place...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Thejenst
Reviewed 19 June 2018

A warm and friendly reception from all the staff, with interesting permanent exhibits and a fascinating visiting exhibition of modern tapestries, illustrating the life of a lady living her life through the 60's. No cafe, but the library next door, has a great cafe with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank HollyGB70
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Parking outside the gallery. Was not expecting to find an excellent collection of pots including work by Hamada, Bernard Leach, Lucy Rie and Hans Coper for starters. It was the most wonderful surprise. Well labelled exhibits ( one error found!). Enthusiastic staff. Sadly we hadn't...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jane G
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Many visits paid to Shipley Art Gallery especially during school and college days. Well worth having a look around - some interesting exhibits.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank suepol2018
Reviewed 10 May 2018

When planning a way to pass time and spend little the Shipley is ideal.It holds examples of the artistic skills of many whose talent ranges from painting to proggy mats,I have seen historic artifacts,beautiful glass sculpture ,quilts to name those I remember.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jen W
Reviewed 10 May 2018

A lovely building housing some really lovely pieces and regularly has events on, well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Brian S
Reviewed 18 April 2018

This is a great gallery, Small but with a good range of art and local crafts. They also do interesting courses.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Linzcharlton
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

This little gallery is a mix of old and new, of local and national, and honestly, good and bad. There should be something here that will interest everyone. I made a design out of wooden shapes and the next kid in the door trashed it....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank DavidC856
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