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Pallant House Gallery

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Address: 9 North Pallant, Chichester PO19 1TJ, England
Phone Number:
+44 1243 774557
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Tue - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

Pallant House Gallery is a unique combination of a Grade One Listed...

Pallant House Gallery is a unique combination of a Grade One Listed Queen-Anne townhouse and an award-winning contemporary extension which houses one of the most significant collections of Modern British art in the UK.

Widely acclaimed for its innovative temporary exhibitions and pioneering Learning and Community programme which has inclusion at its heart, the Gallery has won numerous awards since re-opening in 2006 including the Charity Award for Arts, Culture and Heritage for its Outside In project and the Gulbenkian Prize, the largest award for arts and cultural organisations in the country.

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A Chichester treasure

This interesting although small gallery houses some work from very significant artists from a wide range of genres and eras. Exhibits are well displayed in a lovely space

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Coventry, United Kingdom
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This interesting although small gallery houses some work from very significant artists from a wide range of genres and eras. Exhibits are well displayed in a lovely space

Thank 301lisa33
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We managed to see an exhibition just before it finishes. However, they have wonderful exhibitions and the whole place is warm and welcoming. If you are in the area you are missing a treat by not going. The staff and volunteers are all kind, helpful and smiley.

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West Sussex
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

My pre-teens & I visited this gallery today. It is rather small, but the art work was varied & interesting. My reason for a 3 star review is because on 2 occasions one of the guides followed us around the rooms. This made us fell very uncomfortable. Surely they should be pleased that the young have such a keen interest... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

I read that an exceptional British and European modern art collection is held at the Pallant House Gallery in the small city of Chichester. I'm not an expert but I appreciate art and was impressed by who was represented in the collection: Ben Nicholson, Lucien Freud, Picasso, Sickert, Derain and others. Nice cafe and courtyard, too, and all housed in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

I visited the gallery yesterday and absolutely loved it. I’m a visitor in the area and took advantage of wonderful the half-price entry on Tuesdays. Together with the buildings, a gracious Queen Anne townhouse and its airy modern extension, the collection has to be one of the best in the UK (realising I might be biased as I love twentieth... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This gallery is housed in a handsome Queen Anne house and a modern extension. Its core is the modern art collection of the late Walter Hussey, former Dean of the cathedral. At our visit there was a temporary exhibition of 'classicism in twentieth century British art'. For a fairly small town the art on display is very impressive. A visit... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

If you're going to Chichester, find time to visit the Pallant House Gallery which has regular shows of nationally-important artists. It has nice cafe and a very well-stocked art bookshop.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Full of different rooms, lots of great and varied art representing British art and history. Set out beautifully. Also a lovely tea room.

Thank Alison O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

The various themes / artists are inspiring and well presented. Although I am not a keen art fan, it was a most enjoyable visit.

Thank GrahamofBosam
Chichester, West Sussex
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Chichester best kept secret, Fantastic Food and Service, Try for yourself ....Lovely early evening supper..

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