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Address: Huddersfield Library Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield HD1 2SU, England
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+44 1484 221964
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Tue - Wed 11:00 - 16:00
Thu 11:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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See a selection of stunning paintings and sculptures by internationally...

See a selection of stunning paintings and sculptures by internationally renowned artists such as L.S. Lowry and Henry Moore alongside work by significant artists. There's an innovative programme of temporary exhibitions and inspiring events and activities for all ages. Located in Huddersfield town centre, above the library, it couldn't be easier to visit.

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Hidden Little Gem

Some great paintings inc two Lowrys in this unsung gallery. A 60s portrait of Paul Mccartney is one of the highlights.

Reviewed 16 February 2017
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East Lancs
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A 1930's gallery with works spanning two centuries in spacious and sympathetically lit galleries. imaginative presentations of the works.

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Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review about our Art Gallery. I've shared your comments with the Gallery team. More 

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44 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We hadn't visited Huddersfield for twenty years or so but one reason we returned was to see the art gallery and the David Tindle exhibition, it didn't disappoint, although it's small gallery, as you'd expect they have some impressive pieces, a good representation of the Bloomsbury group and three Lowry's as well as good selection of local artists. Worth making... More 

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Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review describing us as a 'real local treasure' and the impressive art on show. I'm sorry the toilets are poor. I'll pass your comments on to the building manager. More 

East Lancs
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121 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Some great paintings inc two Lowrys in this unsung gallery. A 60s portrait of Paul Mccartney is one of the highlights.

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Thank Tony48
Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Please sing out about our wonderful gallery! More 

Reading, UK
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146 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Many folk are unaware of the treasures that their local art gallery can reveal. Apart from its own little treasures, including some hitherto unfamiliar Lowrie, there was a large exhibition of David Tindall. This was quite remarkable.

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Emma C, Public Relations Manager at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review about our surprising art gallery, we hope to see you again. More 

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is a great art gallery, there are some really interesting works here and it is worth the visit to see some of Lowry's paintings up close. I understand Kirklees also have a Francis Bacon which is not on display. Hopefully, this will be shown in the future. The building is also beautiful.

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Thank darkarthur1972
Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and mentioning that it is a gallery to be proud of. The Bacon is on display at The Tate in Liverpool and then going to Amsterdam. We'll put it back on display on it's return. More 

London, United Kingdom
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863 reviews
394 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 649 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Whilst following the Huddersfield Heritage self-walking trail we arrived outside this impressive library building built during 1937-40 and well known for its external sculpted figures, by James Woodford, just as it began to rain and decided to take a look at the art gallery on the top floor. This is actually quite a good Gallery and we spent an enjoyable... More 

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Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Art Gallery, we hope to see you again, whatever the weather! More 

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25 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Art Gallery building is outstanding. Also it has lots of interesting artists . They also have local groups, photographic as well as amateur painting exhibitions.

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Thank Paul B
Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. There is a great David Tindle exhibition at the moment. More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 415 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Really liked the exhibition going on in here about local artists and their works and showings and even get to meet them in person.

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Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, so pleased to be called a top notch art gallery & to hear that you enjoyed the local art show. More 

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21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We are not arty types but decided to have a quick look at the gallery because it was a bit rainy outside and "why not?". It's free, though it was worth the recommended voluntary donation. As well as the regular pieces, they were holding an exhibition of contemporary works by local artists, with a friendly chap explaining the art and... More 

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Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit. The Perspectives exhibition is permanent and the other galleries have a programme of changing exhibitions so please come back and see something new! More 

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This art gallery is a beautiful building which also houses the local library It is slap in the middle of Huddersfield with shop pubs and other eateries close by

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Thank bradbury298
Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is in a great building, which opened in 1940 and has some lovely architectural features, as well as great exhibitions! More 

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