The New Art Gallery Walsall February 2020The New Art Gallery Walsall February 2020 (Photo: Mark Hinton)

The New Art Gallery Walsall – temporary closure to the public, from 2pm, Thursday 19th March 2020


In light of the developing situation with COVID-19, Walsall Council have taken the decision to close the Gallery to the public, until further notice, from 2pm, Thursday 19th March.

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Children’s Online Workshops!

Our children’s workshops have gone digital!


Join in online from home with our Children’s Workshops. See our the What’s On page for Children’s Online Workshops, with a new workshop each Wednesday #WednesdayWorkshop


The Stay at Home Residency series – announcement

West Midlands artists Farwa Moledina, Faye Claridge and Antonio Roberts selected for The Stay at Home Residency series. See the What’s On section for more information.

Karen McLean

Ar'n't I a Woman!

Coming Soon...

Floor 4


Birmingham-based artist Karen McLean grew up in Trinidad. Her artistic practice continues to be informed by the history, culture and folklore of the Caribbean and its inter-connections with the UK. Her brand new installation features a huge wall hanging which acknowledges and celebrates the strength and resilience of female slaves within the boundaries of captivity.




Twenty Years of Collecting Contemporary Art

Until 14 June 2020

Floor 3


The New Art Gallery celebrates its 20th birthday this year. To mark this occasion, we are bringing together works of contemporary art collected over the last 20 years, many from artists who have featured in our exhibitions programme. Works span a wide range of media and scale. We have selected international artists as well as those closer to home and from across the country.



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Too Rich a Soil

Arpita Shah, Maryam Wahid, Nilupa Yasmin

Until 19 April 2020

Floor 4


Too Rich a Soil brings together photographers, Arpita Shah, Maryam Wahid and Nilupa Yasmin whose practices are rooted in the exploration of cultural identity.




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20 for 2020 exhibition20 for 2020 exhibition

20 for 2020

Until 5 July 2020

Community Gallery, Ground Floor


20 artists from the Gallery’s Collections have been selected by Director Stephen Snoddy, one to represent each year of the first 20 years of The New Art Gallery.


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Sarah Taylor Silverwood

Kathleen and Sally series

Until 7 June 2020

Floor 2


To coincide with the display of the Garman Ryan collection through 2020, work by Birmingham based artist Sarah Taylor Silverwood will displayed within our Floor 2 temporary exhibition space.


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The Garman Ryan Collection

Permanent Collection

Floors 1 & 2


Throughout 2020 on Floors 1 & 2 we are presenting the majority of Walsall’s renowned Garman Ryan Collection.


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The New Art Gallery Walsall is currently closed to the public, until further notice

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Gallery Opening Times:

Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 5pm

Sundays 12noon – 4pm

Closed Mondays and Bank Holidays


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