Contemporary Crafts 2020

Contemporary Crafts 2020

A carefully curated exhibition of work by local designers and makers (both our members and invited exhibitors) in a variety of materials, beautifully exhibited in the SouSouWest gallery at Symondsbury, from 3rd-21st September – open daily from Thursday-Monday, 10.30-4.30. We’ll be hosting some demonstrations too during the show. Craft Demonstrations Discover how traditional techniques and […]

Last chance to see …

Last chance to see …

This weekend is your last chance to enjoy the wide variety of subjects and media in our Natural Forms Open exhibition. Two galleries of work by local artists and craftsmen, and a display in the courtyard outside. Help us celebrate the talent of the Southwest’s arts community this holiday weekend! Open 10.30-4.30 till Monday at […]

A new look and focus

A new look and focus

We’re delighted to announce our new web site design, which will be focused more on our membership, and the launch of a new website devoted to the galleries and exhibitions, which has a new name – SouSouWest. Our sister site will not only give you more detailed previews of our exhibitions, but also offer you […]

We’re open at last!

We’re open at last!

Following a long fallow period owing to COVID-19, we’re pleased to announce that we have now opened, albeit in a limited way for now. If you are around on Fridays or at the weekend, please do call in and say hello, and have a COVID-safe look around the gallery at “Infourmation” – our current exhibition. […]

Infourmation, 4 July – 9 August 2020

This showcase of recent work by four very different West Dorset artists — Michael Chappell, Tracy Linwood, Kathy Hallsworth and Charles Hallsworth — provides examples of each artist’s way of seeing and internalising the world around them. A chance to share the struggles, determination and humour required to produce each body of work.

We’re opening again on 4th July :-)

We’re opening again on 4th July :-)

In line with the reopening of the Symondsbury Estate, we  are pleased to inform you that The Gallery will be opening on the 4th July from  10:30 – 4.30. For July, we plan to be open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday only. But, depending on circumstances, we hope eventually to open from Thursday to Monday, closing […]

Printmakers Open, 15 February – 8 March 2020

Printmaking is a highly skilful art form that offers numerous ways of working, from the detailed and time-consuming to the immediate and serendipitous. Whichever process is used, the resulting image will be distinct from what drawing or painting alone can achieve. In this exhibition, you’ll be able to enjoy the whole range of printmaking techniques, […]

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