Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Abbot Hall Art Gallery-Kendal

Abbot Hall Art Gallery-Kendal:

Abbot Hall is one of the UK’s best small galleries. It was established in 1962 and has an outstanding collection of fine art, inspiring exhibitions, and events.

This stunning building is a Grade I listed Georgian villa situated on the banks of the River Kent in Kendal.

It is also one of Kendal’s most important buildings.

Furthermore, the gallery is also one of the country’s leading independent art galleries.

In addition, it regularly shows an ambitious programme of temporary exhibitions by internationally renowned artists.

Such artists include; Rembrandt, Canaletto and David Hockney to name a few,

Furthermore, there are two floors of light-filled spaces.

You can see a permanent collection of George Romney spanning his entire career.

Other works displayed by British artists include; Sean Scully, Frank Auerbach, and Ben and Winifred Nicholson.

The upstairs galleries have commanding views of the River Kent and Kendal Castle.

Additionally, the site houses the Museum of Lakeland Life and Industry as well as the Abbot Hall café.

To summarise, for art lovers, Abbot Hall is well worth a visit, especially on a wet day.

Abbot Hall to reopen

Following substantial repairs to the Grade-I listed Georgian building, the Abbot Hall Art Gallery in Kendal reopened on Saturday, May 20, 2023.

A new era for the gallery opens with a significant show by world-famous artist Julie Brook.

Artists such as Barbara Hepworth, David Hockney, John Ruskin, Kurt Schwitters, and JMW Turner are among the notable British artists with pieces in the collection.

Abbot Hall also hosts temporary exhibitions from time to time.

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