Art galleries- see and buy art
Free art exhibitionsIntimate city centre gallery just a few yards from Chichester's main shopping street located in the former St Andrew's Church.
The exhibitions change regularly and aspiring artists who want to exhibit their work can apply to do so - but there's usually a fairly long waiting list for gallery space. Admission is free.
Ten minutes in the Oxmarket is a good way to recompose yourself if the crowds in East Street prove too much hassle.
The core of Pallant House's fine collection of 20th century art is the Hussey collection of fine art - the bequeathal of which to the city of Chichester catalysed the development of Pallant House into the superb art gallery which graces Chichester today.
The Otter GallerySmall modern art gallery at University College, Chichester (formerly Bishop Otter College - hence the name).
The Otter Gallery has a good collection of modern art in its permanent collection, including works by master of colour Partick Heron, Stanley Spencer and Sir Henry Moore.
Although not all the collection is exhibited at once, all the works in the Otter Gallery's vaults are listed on the gallery website.
Commercial art galleries
Specialising in original paintings in both traditional and contemporary styles, Forest Gallery aims to find a wide variety of artwork from the UK and abroad. Originally situated in Dorking before establishing itself in Guildford for almost 30 years, the gallery is now located in the picturesque town of Petworth, West Sussex on the famous Lombard Street.
Throughout the rest of the year the gallery has regular art exhibitions from a mixture of local and international artists. Shows also include paintings, prints, sculpture, textiles and ceramics.
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