Welcoming you back

The New Art Gallery Walsall will reopen on Tuesday 18 May, subject to Government guidance.


We’re committed to making your visit safe. We are following health and safety advice with additional measures and standards in place to ensure you have an enjoyable and safe visit.


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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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Sherrie Edgar, Isolation Series 11, 2020, photograph. Courtesy the artist.Sherrie Edgar, Isolation Series 11, 2020, photograph. 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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Anj Smith, False Steward (detail), 2019-20, oil on linen, 63.4 x 56.3 cm. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth. Photo: Alex Delfanne.

In Conversation

Anj Smith and Dr Zoé Whitley

Tuesday 25 May, 5pm, Zoom

This online event accompanies Anj Smith’s major solo exhibition at The New Art Gallery Walsall (18 May – 5 September 2021). The exhibition comprises new and recent works, many of which can be seen for the first time in Walsall. Featuring paintings and prints, this is the largest presentation of the artist’s work in a UK public gallery to date and offers a rare opportunity to view a significant body of work together.


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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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