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Review of Gibberd Gallery

Gibberd Gallery
Ranked #7 of 37 things to do in Harlow
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Went for the first time with my Cousin two weeks ago. We saw the Gibberd Collection, a local artists' exhibition and also a particular artist's exhibition. We felt welcomed and were given info as need be. There was artwork to buy (My Cousin bought me a lovely "woven" poppy mounted in a stone) and guides to purchase/read, plus postcards. A lovely, restful and peaceful Gallery, away from the "hubbub", yet not too far away - near cafe's too!

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Veronica B
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

We had been to Fred gibberd's garden, so naturally wanted to come here. We saw his collection which included Nash,Frink. Piper, Moore and many more. Very much post 2nd world war art. There was also another modern exhibition and local artists exhibition.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Home of the permanent collection of 20th Century Watercolours, with many Royal Academicians, this also has a constantly evolving exhibition programme, with previous exhibitions by Turner Prize winning nominees, John Mills, and other leading artists. Just outside are some of Harlow's large collection of public sculpture, including works by Henry Moore, August Rodin, and Elizabeth Frink.

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Jon C
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Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

I regularly visit this venue. There is always something to see. There is the main gallery of pictures on the perimeter with regular exhibitions in the centre. I think the exhibitions often show the work of local and of amateur artists. The general standard of art, crafts and sculpture is very good and really interesting. It is very diverse.
The venue is free. Perhaps a donation box or a token entry fee should be in place to raise funds to enable to keep this valuable asset going.

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank sally l
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

The core exhibition was donated by Sir Frederick Gibberd, the architect of the New Town, although quite small it features his friends and contemporises from the time the New Town was born (1950's), some now famous, add to that regular travelling high status exhibitions and you get a delicious piquant taste of recent art in a bite sized portion. Opening hours are limited so check in advance. Situated in Harlow Civic Centre its a gallery full stop however there are many cafes and other food outlets nearby.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Bill P
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