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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Joseph Mallord William Turner, Whalers at Sea at Sunset, c. 1845Chalk and watercolour on paper. 222 x 330 mm. © Tate, London 2017

Coming Soon…….

Legacies: JMW Turner and contemporary art practice

22 September 2017—14 January 2018

Floor 3

Legacies will consider the impact JMW Turner through the lens of contemporary art, highlighting the ongoing relevance of his work for artists practising today.


Preview:  Thursday 21 September, 6-8pm. All welcome.


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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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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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