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 Wednesday 6 January 2021

Following updates from the Government this week, The New Art Gallery Walsall will remain temporarily closed to the public until at least Wednesday 6 January 2021.


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.



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


Residency opportunity

The New Art Gallery Walsall have collaborated with Outside In to offer two remote artist residencies.


The 6-week long residencies are intended to support participating artists to develop their practice and explore the benefits and possibilities of engaging with an online audience. This opportunity is open to visual artists, working in any medium, who are based in the West Midlands and meet Outside In’s criteria. Deadline: 10 January 2021, 10am.


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STEAM worksheets

The New Art Gallery Walsall is now offering digital STEAM worksheets for Primary School age children to work on at home.  The downloadable worksheets are FREE and we would love you to have a go.


STEAM  – Science, TechnologyEngineering, Art & Math. It’s an integrated approach to learning that encourages  independent thinking. It engages real-world applications, utilizing goal-oriented learning, develops problem solving skills and promotes meaningful collaboration.  Share photos of your creations with us by tagging us in on social media @newartgalleryFacebook  or by sending photos directly to us through messenger or via email at  We can’t wait to see what you create!

Elizabeth Magill: Headland

This week’s #ThursdayThrowback is from our Director Stephen Snoddy on Elizabeth Magill’s exhibition ‘Headland, shown at the Gallery from October 2018 – January 2019.


Find out more about the exhibition on our Facebook and Instagram pages or the exhibition page on our website.


Sarah Taylor Silverwood

A new series of artists’ films produced during lockdown, which aim to provide insights into the particular skills and techniques employed by artists.

A new film from Sarah Taylor Silverwood, is the second of the films in this series

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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Sarah Taylor Silverwood

Kathleen and Sally series

Throughout 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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20 for 2020

Throughout 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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Installation view, Grazia Toderi, Orbite Rosse, 2009. Exhibited in 20:20, Twenty Years of Collecting Contemporary Art, 2020.Photo: Mark Hinton.


Twenty Years of Collecting Contemporary Art

Closes Sunday 20 December 2020

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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