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Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art

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Kew Road | Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, Richmond, England
+44 20 8332 3622
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Changing exhibits

Usually worth a look, the exhibits change. It has great air conditioning so a good place to sit in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
KAW687
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London, United Kingdom
wonderful collection of botanic art

This gallery was set up as a result of the generosity of Shirley and John Sherwood. It is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
SergeLourie
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Richmond, United Kingdom
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Kew Road | Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, Richmond, England
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+44 20 8332 3622
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Usually worth a look, the exhibits change. It has great air conditioning so a good place to sit in the Summer.

Thank KAW687
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This gallery was set up as a result of the generosity of Shirley and John Sherwood. It is wonderful and houses a remarkable collection of botanic art. It is linked to the iconic Marianne North Gallery (also worth a visit) and has many sepcially curated...More

Thank SergeLourie
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a real hidden gem. What a wonderful array of scenes, flora and fauna paintings. Mesmerising in this day and age, just imagine what it was like for people who have not travelled to the exotic locations. A must visit place.

Thank Onkar S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The art gallery in Kew is a it of a hidden gem. Temporary exhibitions can be beautiful and the permanent collection is well worth visiting. Such detail and colour. It's a lovely place to escape from the heat (or indeed the cold, although the glasshouses...More

Thank JeremySG
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

An extraordinary collection of Australian illustrations on display in July 2018. A very exciting place for lovers of botanical drawings.

Thank goanywherefast
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

I came across this from the Marianne North gallery. An large collection of art and also sketches of the original Temperate House plans. A nice place to sit and while and cool off on a hot day. Interesting video , although not much seating to...More

Thank Sandy H
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Worth while popping in (in conjunction with the Marianne North) some amazing pictures so very lifelike and informative

Thank Eric B
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

This forms part of Kew Gardens and is an interesting place to pop in and look whilst in Kew Gardens.

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

The Marianne North Gallery is unique - a collection of one persons interpretation of nature and a wonderful time capsule of a gallery. But with the addition of the Shirley Sherwood Gallery, Kew Gardens finally has the permanent art gallery it deserves. Botanical art at...More

Thank Steve M
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

For those with or without an artistic eye a visit to the gallery is a must when visiting Kew. There is no addition entry fee as it is included within the entry fee for the Kew Gardens. The gallery displays some pieces from Kew’s own...More

Thank Peter R
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