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Victoria Art Gallery

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The Victoria Art Gallery is the public art museum in Bath. It is run by Bath & North East Somerset Council and houses its collection of paintings, sculpture and decorative arts.
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Bridge Street, Bath BA2 4AT, England
+44 1225 477233
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Reviewed yesterday

We always enjoying visiting this gallery in Bath and by chance happened to see the Sharmanka show which was imaginitive quirky and very entertaining.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Chris B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the ceramics. Tin glazed wares are so nice. Need to display these ceramics better and explain more about them. Loved the wall art... Watersplash being my favourite. Grason perrys art was nice to see. Really nice collection and free to see. Well done the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RiverJim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We pop into the Victoria Art Gallery regularly, and have found many an interesting exhibition on downstairs. Until 7th May, you will find the Sharmanka Travelling Circus here, with displays of their quirky clockwork contraptions, and hourly performances set to light and music. You will...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank T1m0te1
Bath-Heritage, Marketing Officer at Victoria Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello, thank you very much for leaving us a review. We are delighted to read how much you enjoyed watching the performance of Sharmnka Travelling Circus! Thank you for visiting and see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to view interesting art or brush up ones basics on glass and ceramics in the six or more large wall cabinets. It does not pretend to be an Ashmolean or Pitt Rivers Museum it is just a delightful town museum...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JamesBischoff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The permanent exhibits consist of one and a half rooms - one is little more than a corridor to the lift with a couple of cases crammed full of ceramics generically labelled as “Delft”, with no further information on dates or context - and a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank karenalynn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its hard to go inside when the sun is shining in Bath but this beautiful museum is a MUST visit when in the city. Quality art, varied genre free to explore on two floors but the highlight on this visit was the clockwork figures exhibition((well...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Bath-Heritage, Marketing Officer at Victoria Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you very much for writing us such a wonderful review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our Sharmanka Travelling Circus exhibition and that you also appreciated our collection of glassware and ceramics.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This attractive gallery has an interesting collection of art and sculpture which is well displayed and labelled. The volunteer staff are extremely helpful and entry is free. The natural light, Parthenon friezes and the opulent green velvet seating create a very special atmosphere.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Hilary D
Reviewed 19 January 2019

I love this gallery. Central Bath, free entrance, comfy chairs and coffee at £1.50! And then there's the paintings! I love to pop in and reaquaint myself with old favourites and see some amazing works from Sickert, Klee etc. Children are well catered for with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RainbirdEngland
Bath-Heritage, Marketing Officer at Victoria Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. It's wonderful to hear how much you enjoy coming to see the paintings in our permanent collection, and that your granddaughters also enjoy the craft area! We look forward to welcoming you again...More

Reviewed 10 January 2019

Visited the Gallery to see the NIck Cudworth display which was interesting to see his works "in the flesh" but as a Bath Discovery Card holder was able to see the temporary Arts Council touring exhibition about the use of paper in art but I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Bath-Heritage, Marketing Officer at Victoria Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2019

Hello. We're sorry to read that you did not enjoy our current On Paper exhibition but our exhibitions do change around every three months, so we hope you will enjoy a future display that we put on! However, we are very pleased that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 7 January 2019

The exhibits change regularly so it's worth visiting a few times a year. They do have a permanent display in the upper gallery that is free to visit all year round.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from Bath-Heritage | Property representative |
Hello. If you are visiting our temporary exhibition and our permanent collection in the Upper Gallery we would recommend allowing at least an hour to see everything. We hope you enjoy your visit!