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Keith Piper, Surveillance: Tagging the Other,1991, mixed media installation with 4 video monitors, video projection, sound. Presented by the Contemporary Art Society through the Rapid Response Fund, 2020. Courtesy the artist.

Keith Piper

Jet Black Futures

14 January — 24 April 2022

Major solo exhibition by artist Keith Piper featuring brand new works.  Piper’s creative practice responds to specific social and political issues, historic relationships and geographical sites.


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Sherrie Edgar, Isolation Series 11, 2020, photograph. Courtesy the artist.

The Twenty Twenty Collection

14 January — 28 August 2022

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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Yasmin David, Untitled (Watercolour Series), c.1978

Yasmin David: Into the Light

Until Spring 2022

Garman Ryan Collection Floor 2 & Long Gallery, Floor 1


The New Art Gallery presents the first solo exhibition by landscape painter Yasmin David (1939-2009). David was the niece of Kathleen Garman, who donated  Walsall’s prestigious Garman Ryan Collection in the 1970s.


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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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Photo: Mark Hinton

De’Anne Crooks

A Tale or Two

Until 30 January 2022

Artists’ Studio, Floor 1


De’Anne Crooks residency explores Caribbean tales, more familiarly known as “old wives tales”, using them as a springboard for investigation into a wider conversation around the validity, comfort and history of these tales across different cultures.


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West Midlands Open

20 May – 25 September 2022


The West Midlands Open exhibition is an opportunity to celebrate the quality and diversity of the visual arts in the region and will take place at The New Art Gallery Walsall, in our spacious Floor 3 galleries from 20 May – 25 September 2022.


The ambition of the Open is to exhibit artists from across the West Midlands, to showcase the talent from the region and to provide selling opportunities for artists. We are keen to present a diverse range of artworks that are representative of and relevant to our broad communities and audiences.


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Children’s Workshops!


We have organised a range of workshops for all the family, inspired by our Collections and current exhibitions.


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