Galleries in Norfolk
Published: Wednesday 20th Jun 2018
Written by: Georgia Dawson
There are many beautiful art galleries dotted around the Norfolk coast, displaying captivating art pieces and installations. Below are a sample of the art galleries stretching across the gorgeous Norfolk coast.
Norfolk Fine Art
51 Kirkgate Street
Norfolk Fine Art Gallery is a wonderful art gallery on the north west coast of Norfolk, inspired by the landscapes, villages and harbours of the county. It features original work by local and visiting artists from the last 300 years, in beautiful oil and watercolour. The pieces displayed in the gallery range in size and price, giving visitors the chance to purchase a lovely piece of artwork. The fabulous artists featured in the gallery include Jack Cox, Martin Sexton and Shirley Carnt.
54 Market Place
The Fairfax Galleries (there is another in Kent) offer a relaxed, tranquil environment in which visitors can admire and purchase beautiful pieces of original art. The galleries were founded in 1995 in the Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells and subsequently opened in Burnham Market in 2001. Both galleries hold a large stock of wonderful, contemporary paintings and sculptures. The amazing artists featured in the gallery include Shaun Ferguson, Alison Mcwhirter and Adam Hargreaves.
Saltmarsh Coast Gallery
35a Staithe Street
The Saltmarsh Coast Gallery displays the breath-taking landscape photography of Jon Gibbs and Gareth Hacon. The wonderfully located gallery in Wells-next-the-Sea has been open since October 2008 and it moved to its current location at 35 Staithe Street in February 2010. The photographs featured are mainly of the stunning Norfolk coast. Alongside the images themselves, Gibbs and Hacon also offer greetings cards, calendars, mounted prints, framed prints, foamboard float prints and canvases.
Made In Cley
Made In Cley is a delightful gallery on the north Norfolk coast. The gallery displays a beautiful range of pottery, jewellery, prints and sculptures. All the pottery displayed is made within the gallery. The current artists who work at Made In Cley are: Wolfgang Altmann (pottery, sculpture, prints), Gunhild Espelage (pottery), Christiane Guenther (pottery), Richard Kelham (pottery), Nadine Leech (pottery), Quay Proctor-Mears (jewellery), Mary Perry (pottery), Rosalind Redfern (pottery), Nicole Schumacher (pottery) and Barbara Widdup (pottery).
The BIRDscapes Gallery
Manor Farm Barns
The BIRDscapes Gallery showcases a range of stunning paintings, original prints and sculptures from over 60 of the UK’s leading bird artists, including members of The Society of Wildlife Artists. Situated in a very relaxed, peaceful environment, the art style of the work ranges from contemporary to classic and semi-abstract to photo-realistic. Upcoming exhibitions include Frank Jarvis (1939-2002) from 7th to 22nd July 2018, Summer Exhibition from 4th August to 2nd September 2018 and Jonathon Pomroy from 8th to 23rd September 2018.
14 Market Place
The Bircham Gallery is an independent art gallery, exhibiting a delightful collection of contemporary and modern British art. The gallery was built nearly 30 years ago and hosts a lovely range of paintings, sculpture, prints, ceramics, glass, photography plus much more. The fascinating artists featured in this gallery include Andrew Bird, Sir Terry Frost and Alice Heaton.
Adrian Hill Fine Art
Adrian Hill Fine Art has been open since in July 2013 and displays paintings selected from the Royal Academy, Royal Institutes, Federations and Societies. At the gallery, a special portfolio of artwork has been selected, such as Sir Alfred Munnings RA, Dame Laura Knight DBE RA RWS and Edward Seago RWS RBA. Upcoming exhibitions include Rosa Sepple’s Dreamscapes from 8th – 12th September 2018.
2 Augusta Street
Westcliffe Gallery has been open since 1978 and is being constantly improved to ensure that the stock of about 250 paintings can be viewed and admired in a relaxed environment. It sells amazing art work by artists from the 18th century onwards and it also promotes the talent of new, upcoming painters. Featured artists include Suad Al Attar, John Bond and Gerard Stamp. Alongside the stunning artwork is a selection of 18th and 19th Century furniture.
The Gallery Norfolk
3 Church Street
The Gallery Norfolk, located in both Norwich and Cromer, is a vibrant art gallery showcasing a fabulous hand-picked selection of paintings, limited edition prints, jewellery, crafts and expert picture framing. The gallery is inspired by nature, specifically the sea, and features artists such as Leon Bunnewell, Ruth Bunnewell, Naomi Brangwyn and Cromer-born Paul Bommer.
The Garden House Gallery and Shop
31 Garden Street
The former Fisherman’s cottage, The Garden House Gallery and Shop showcases a lovely range of artwork and handmade crafts produced by local artists and makers. Featured artists include Joy Cole, Paul Cozens and Brian Lewis and upcoming exhibitions include Christian Bulch from 25th June - 1st July and Samantha Martin from 20th – 29th July.