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Address: 107 High Street, Rye, England
Phone Number:
+44 1797 222433
10:30 - 17:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 17:00

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light airy gallery

have visited this gallery many times over last 20 years it has recently been refurbished and is now a much better place to show off the very varied and interesting works of art... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 December 2016
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

have visited this gallery many times over last 20 years it has recently been refurbished and is now a much better place to show off the very varied and interesting works of art well worth a visit there is something for most tastes.........

5 Thank bolthardy2016
Reigate, United Kingdom
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226 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

We always try to stop at the Rye Art Gallery when in the area. Last time in the spring we were there on a Sunday, when the opening hours on the door clearly weren't the real story, so we had to go away disappointed. This time we had better luck, although some decorating was taking place so everything was a... More 

Thank maisielane
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

I visited the Rye Art Gallery with a view to applying to exhibit there. It was recommended to me by one of my buyers. It is a wonderful space and so big - which I was not expecting from the outside. The gallery spaces have lots of natural light which floods the gallery from all angles. There is a wide... More 

5 Thank John H
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

A friendly welcome and an electic mix of works at this lovely modern, with a bit of a twist art, gallery. Nice to see some afordable prices if wishing to purchase.

6 Thank alexv243
Chester, United Kingdom
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358 reviews
130 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is a lovely little gallery, one that entices you in with its window displays and keeps you interested once inside. It looks like it is well organised and has an interest in supporting different artists. Definitely worth a browse.

5 Thank chestervoyager
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

This gallery has a real mix of art (and some crafts) to view and buy. It has grown in size with much more to offer. We all enjoy looking round - a great place to by gifts too.

5 Thank AntoniaChitty
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21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Along the South Coast there are many new and striking art galleries from the Turner in Margate to the Jerwood in Hastings. Sometimes they struggle to match content with the impressive buildings housing them. The Rye Art Gallery is different. It has a modern and spacious feel but was formed from the separate homes of two artists that were joined... More 

6 Thank William W
K4184ALmichaelm, Chairman Rye Art Gallery Trust at Rye Art Gallery, responded to this review

Dear William Many thanks for your very kind review. Over the years we have worked hard to establish this Gallery as the home of high quality contemporary art which is also affordable. In the 50 years since we opened we have shown works for sale by many up and coming artists who have gone on to be RAs or to... More 

Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

there is a show on that is really worth a visit at the moment. It is one of the more interesting shows as some are a bit hit and miss

3 Thank ozzie504
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

Something for everyone in this gallery - paintings, sculptures, jewellery, textiles, ceramics etc. On the whole the quality of work is very high and originality shines forth. Good to see local artists represented. Well worth a visit to admire or purchase the work on offer.

6 Thank Cags63
Bolton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

Rye Art Gallery is an interesting find which at first site looks like another shop on the High Street. Inside it is arranged into two parts – the ground level is a commercial gallery holding temporary exhibitions with works for sale and selling prints, glass ware, ceramics and jewellery. There is also a good selection of cards. The upper levels... More 

8 Thank tomrs2014

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