Wolverhampton Art Gallery- Tourist Attractions and Art Galleries and Dealers in Wolverhampton
Wolverhampton Art Gallery
Art Galleries and Dealers / Tourist Attractions in Wolverhampton
Wolverhampton Art Gallery aims to make art accessible and enjoyable for all visitors, with a focus on welcoming families. It is one of Wolverhampton's leading art galleries and dealers and is a favourite tourist attraction. The gallery is conveniently located and has excellent transport links with only a five minute from walk from the bus, train and tram stations.
Throughout 2009 and 2010 Wolverhampton Art Gallery are hosting the exciting work of Jann Haworth, one of the few female artists to be associated with the 1960's pop art movement. She creates work from American pop art themes using soft cloth sculptures and is most famous for her designs on the cover of the Beatle's Sgt.Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, for which she won a Grammy Award. Jann has restored some of her earlier pieces specifically for the exhibition at Wolverhampton Art Gallery, which will take pride of place alongside a varied collection of more recent works
As one of Wolverhampton's most family-friendly tourist attractions and art galleries and dealers, Wolverhampton Art Gallery has a varied programme of events and exhibitions throughout the year; there is something for everyone to enjoy. Wolverhampton Art Gallery is dedicated to making art fun for both children and parents to explore and provide free drop-in workshops and activities to get involved in. There are family-friendly facilities throughout the gallery including high chairs, a buggy park, colouring sheets, an activity trail, feedback area and Hippychick Hip Seats.
Cafe and Shop
As well as being Wolverhampton's best art galleries and dealers and tourist attractions, Wolverhampton Art Gallery is also the ideal place to enjoy light meals and drinks in relaxing surroundings. The cafe stocks a selection of the finest loose leaf teas and Illy coffee, why not treat yourself to a slice of homemade cake? Food is prepared by friendly staff on site and you can choose from a wide range of options including Asian savouries, home made and filled jacket potatoes. There is a lift to enable easy access for all visitors and additional seating on the mezzanine level.
The shop is easily accessible near the entrance and sells a range of gifts, books, cards and craft items.
Wolverhampton Art Gallery aims to get the local community involved with learning about art and there are a number of different ways to do this; from joining the art forum to volunteering there's something for everyone to enjoy.
Cafe 10.30 am - 4.30pm
Gallery Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
Closed Bank Holidays
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