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

The New Art Gallery Walsall will remain temporarily closed until further notice

Following updates from the Government, The New Art Gallery Walsall will remain temporarily closed until further notice.


More so than ever, it is important to be able to access arts and culture. We will continue to share content about our collections and exhibitions online.


More information can be found on our News page.



Corinne, From 'A Bedtime Story' series, 2020.Photograph courtesy the artist

Corinne – Outside In artist residency

Until 9 May 2021

Outside In supports artists who face significant barriers to the art world due to heath, disability, isolation or social circumstances. The New Art Gallery has partnered with them to offer two online residency opportunities.


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Lucy Fiona Morrison, It’s not fair – I always bake bread, 2020, oil on board (diptych). Courtesy the artist.Lucy Fiona Morrison, It’s not fair – I always bake bread, 2020, oil on board (diptych). Courtesy the artist.

The Twenty Twenty Collection

The New Art Gallery Walsall has acquired 33 works by 31 West Midlands-based artists, to create the Twenty Twenty Collection. This closed, capsule collection represents the significant events of the past 12 months, and commemorates this important historical moment which has impacted on everyone’s lives.


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Nilupa Yasmin

In the next of our INSIGHTS series, artist Nilupa Yasmin explains why she started incorporating weaving into her lens-based practice and shares her weaving techniques.


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Children’s Online Workshops!

Our children’s workshops have gone digital!


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


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Main Hall, Floor 1The Garman Ryan Collection. Photo, Mark Hinton.

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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Living Memory Project exhibition,2021, installation shot.

Living Memory Project: The Black Country

Until 26 September 2021

Community Gallery, Ground Floor


The exhibition marks the culmination of a four-year engagement with residents of Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton in order to record, archive and celebrate everyday life stories and personal photographic collections.


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Sarah Taylor Silverwood

Kathleen and Sally series

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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Anj Smith, Flowerings of the Chocolate Cosmos, 2020Oil on linen, 23.5 x 27.5 cm ©Anj Smith. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth Photo: Alex Delfanne

Anj Smith

A Willow Grows Aslant the Brook

18 May — 5 September 2021



A major solo exhibition by renowned British painter Anj Smith. Comprising of 23 paintings and prints, the show includes new and recent works, some seen for the first time in Walsall.


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