Wilderness, 2018,installation view, The New Art Gallery Walsall. Photo: Jonathan Shaw


Until 6 May 2018

Floor 3


As part of a season of exhibitions exploring the theme of wilderness, The New Art Gallery Walsall is delighted to present paintings, drawings, photographs and film works by a group of artists whose works engage with the natural world and our innate need for solitude, pease and open space.



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Vija Celmins Night Sky 3 (detail) 2002.Aquatint and drypoint on paper. Published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles. Printed by Jennifer Turner and Camen Schilaci. 372 x 471 mm. ARTIST ROOMS Tate and National Galleries of Scotland. Acquired jointly through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and Art Fund 2008. © Vija Celmins. Photo © National Galleries of Scotland (Antonia Reeve)


Vija Celmins

Until 6 May 2018

Floor 3


To coincide with the Wilderness exhibition, we are delighted to present a selection of works by acclaimed Latvian-American artist Vija Celmins drawn from the ARTIST ROOMS collection.


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Mike Nelson, Lionheart,installation view, The New Art Gallery Walsall, 2018. Photo: Jonathan Shaw.

Mike Nelson


Until 3 June 2018

Floor 4


Mike Nelson is known for his installations, which often take the form of extended labyrinths; immersive environments that involve the viewer.


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The Garman Ryan Collection Galleries

Garman Ryan Collection Galleries Floors 1 & 2 temporarily closed

Please note that the Garman Ryan Collection Galleries Floors 1 and 2 are currently closed for the annual re-hang of the new Collections exhibitions, Artists in Focus and Cornelia Parker, Thirty Pieces of Silver (2015) and will re-open on Saturday 17 March.


The National Gallery Masterpiece Tour 2018

Until 22 April 2018

Family Gallery, Floor 1


We are privileged to be the first venue of 2018 to exhibit Hans Holbein’s A Lady with a Squirrel and a Starling, as the centrepiece in our Family Gallery.


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Coming Soon

Wellbeing Weekend

17 & 18 March

In celebration of Museums and Wellbeing Week, join us for a weekend of FREE activities at the opening of our annual Collections Galleries re-hang, and discover the benefits art and culture can have for health and wellbeing.


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Chantal Joffe, Esme on the Beach, 2015Pastel on paper board. Courtesy of the artist and Victoria Miro, London/Venice.

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Artists in Focus

Opens 17 March

The 2018 annual Collections galleries re-hang focuses on individual artists who each have a distinct body of work within our Permanent Collection.


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Leah Carless, Second Skins, (detail), 2017 studio work,pigmented silicone, polythene micro beads, cosmetic lids and caps, Rennies tablets. Courtesy the artist.

Leah Carless

Hidden Processes

Until 13 May 2018

Leah Carless works with sculpture to explore ideas around making and materiality and the emotional qualities we attach to to physical objects and processes.


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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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