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The Penwith Gallery is the home of the Penwith Society of Arts in Cornwall. The gallery, formerly a pilchard packing factory, has a remarkable complex of buildings, including three public galleries, sculpture area and archive. This allows for a...more
Went especially to see Piper at the Penwith exhibition. Very interesting exhibition but too many similar paintings all in the same place, individually excellent but not together. One loses the impact.
Very welcoming and helpful staff
Very interesting to see other artists as well in...More
Thank John W
Penwith G, Gallery Officer at The Penwith Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the Penwith - please come back and see us again.
A free to enter gallery showing pieces from a number of local artisits and sculptors - variable in style etc but visually stimulating whether it is to your taste (or not!!!) - you might be pleasantly surprised!!!
I loved Coming in here airy and bright. Unusual paintings and sculptures. There was particular painting of porthminster beach which was incrediblely done. Some of them quite expensive.
Free entry mini shop sells paintings and cards too. Thanks friendly staff.
Just opened, for a couple of months or so.easily up to the high standard long established here. Pity the listing doesn’t seem to have an effective link to the society website that has so much more information including current news and the evolution of the...More
This is the place to go to see art at its best. Avoid the Tate. Penwith Gallery is stunning and FREE. Absolutely wonderful exhibition of art. Stunning at every turn. Spent ages in this gallery. Light and airy beautifully displayed items by Cornish artists. Would...More
Don't waste your money going to The Tate - go to the close by Penwith Gallery instead - its free entry and amazing full of high quality local art pottery and sculptures. Staff highly approachable and most knowledgeable. My faith in art and St. Ives...More
There is a wonderful selection of paintings by local artists which will repay time spent in enjoying the display. A light, airy space with the pieces well mounted. Wish I'd stayed longer. Must go back.