No Peeking ! November 7th - January 16th 2016 Galleries 1 - 3 and gallery 4 from the 8th December
Christmas Exhibition with an emphasis on arts and crafts including textiles ,ceramics , jewellery and glass. Also Showing, Richard Adams, LouisTurpin,
Amanda Avarillo, Claire Mitchell, Ed Boxall, Polly Horner, Claire Fletcher, Whelk Boy, and more.
Eric Watson: Photographer. 7th November - 6th December 2015 Galleries 4 - 5
Eric Watson was one of the main pop photographers of the 80s, taking seminal images of Petshop boys and Madonna, amongst many others. In the 90s he turned his back on the commercial world and continued his personal landscape and portrait work.
Howard & Mary Stormont A Golden Anniversary 7th November -16th January 2016 Gallery 6
Fifty years ago the Gallery opened it’s doors for the first time with an exhibition of works by it’s two benefactors,Howard and Mary Stormont who formed the basis of the Gallery's art collection.To celebrate we are showing many of their works exhibited in 1965.
Sarah Palmer & Denise Franklin, Dungeness April 2nd - 24th 2016
We visited Dungeness, a spit of land on the edge of Romney Marsh and recorded our responses to this landscape of visual and philosophical extremes.
Welcome to Rye Art Gallery
The Gallery is home to an inspiring display of regularly changing contemporary art and craft, a fine Permanent Collection of national importance and a full programme of supporting talks, workshops and community activities.
We are housed in two listed heritage buildings joined together by an award-winning glass link and are an independent Trust dating from 1957. The Gallery is a registered charity.
Visit us in Rye to browse and buy our pictures and beautiful objects for sale and also to see some of our fine Collection. Or you can enjoy looking at examples here online. Click on the menu links to see the work of some of our artists and makers or to explore the Collection. If you are using a mobile or tablet, go to the menu icon on each page (horizontal lines) to find more links.
Showing.Richard Adams, Louis Turpin, Amanda Avarillo, Clare Mitchell,Ed Boxall, Polly Horner, Claire Fletcher, Whelk Boy, and more.
A rare woodcut by Rye artist Edward Burra has been acquired for the Permanent Collection
An alternative take on the contemporary gothic .... Matt is a member of the Rye Society of Artists and you can see more of his work by clicking in the Gallery Artists section of our website