Rachel Goodyear, Catching Sight,2017, installation view, The New Art Gallery Walsall. Photo: Jonathan Shaw

Rachel Goodyear

Catching Sight

Until 3 September 2017

Floor 3


The New Art Gallery Walsall is delighted to present a brand new body of work by British artist Rachel Goodyear. Goodyear is renowned for her drawing-based practice which hints at a world of the unconscious mind.


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Soheila Sokhanvari, Heart of Glass,2017, installation shot, The New Art Gallery Walsall. Photo: Jonathan Shaw

Soheila Sokhanvari

Heart of Glass

Until 3 September 2017

Floor 3


Soheila Sokhanvari is an Iranian-born artist whose multidisciplinary work weaves layers of political histories with strange, humorous and mysterious narratives.


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Barbara Nicholls, Shock Metamophosis, 2015dimensions2.2m x 1.52m. Courtesy of the artist.

Barbara Nicholls

Sedimentary Flow

Until 19 November 2017

Floor 4


Barbara Nicholls’ monumental watercolour works emerge by manipulating the behaviour of pigment in ever-increasing quantities of water. They have associations with geological forms touching on collective memories of the experience of natural spaces, of the landscape and of the body.


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Seven Kinds of Magic

Until 10 December 2017

The Family Gallery, Ground Floor


This exhibition comprises original illustrations by Quentin Blake for 7 books in which magic appears in different forms, including The Witches by Roald Dahl, shown alongside works from our Permanent Collection chosen by House of Illustration, in consultation with the artist, which link to each of the illustrated texts.


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Cynthia Hough, Wolverhampton St, Walsall, 2001,Pen, ink and watercolour on paper.


Until 25 February 2018

Floors 1 & 2


To celebrate the 125th anniversary of our Permanent Collection this year and the launch of our new online collections database we invited the public to curate this year’s annual collections display!


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Glasshouse Residency 2

Until 22 August 2017

Artists’ Studio


Glasshouse Residency 2:  James Lomax, Tom Verity


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Promiscuous Collaboration

Artist Teacher Scheme 2017

Until 24 September 2017

Long Gallery, Floor 1


The New Art Gallery Walsall is delighted to be hosting the 2017 Artist Teacher Scheme exhibition, an annual showcase celebrating a yearlong commitment to professional development and re-engagement with artistic practice.


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The New Art Gallery Walsall

The New Art Gallery Walsall

Gallery Opening Times:


Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 5pm

Sundays 12noon – 4pm

Closed Mondays and Bank Holidays


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