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Newlyn Art Gallery

West Cornwall has a long history of art and creativity, and the Newlyn School was a centre of post-impressionist painting whose heyday was prior to World War I. Its reputation has remained intact. Newlyn Art Gallery in Newlyn is a delightful discovery as is its sister gallery,  The Exchange, in nearby Penzance. Both galleries focus on contemporary art which is of a high standard and internationally recognised.

If you like thought-provoking material, a visit to Newlyn Gallery won’t disappoint. There is  a series of temporary exhibitions of a contemporary nature which are stylish and friendly.

While the gallery may be compact, the staff are knowledgeable and it’s affordable with a low admission fee. Coffee and cake are also available in the sea view cafe.

Newlyn Art Gallery

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