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Huddersfield Art Gallery

Huddersfield Library Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield HD1 2SU, England
+44 1484 221964
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Art at the Top of the Library

The gallery is located on the top floor of the town's library in Princess Alexandra Walk. It is... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2017
The_Coach55
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London
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Beautiful

This is a beautiful building in the heart of Huddersfield Town Centre. Changing displays to make... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
northants90
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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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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  • Average9%
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Huddersfield Library Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield HD1 2SU, England
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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

The gallery is located on the top floor of the town's library in Princess Alexandra Walk. It is around a ten minute walk from Huddersfield station. The collection is primarily 20th century British art, with work from the likes of Lucien Pissarro, Stanley Spencer, Frank...More

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Emma C, Cultural Engagement Assistant at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for you detailed review. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful building in the heart of Huddersfield Town Centre. Changing displays to make the appeal ongoing for people. Well kept building. A real asset to Huddersfield.

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Emma C, Cultural Engagement Assistant at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Thank you for your review. We agree it is a beautiful building and an asset to Huddersfield. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Other than the two LS Lowry paintings there was nothing of particular interest to us. The gallery is quite small, looks a bit tired, in need of some refurbishment....surprising in a town with such a big University.

Thank JTJD
Emma C, Cultural Engagement Assistant at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Thank you for your review and comments.

Reviewed 30 October 2017

When we decided to visit the Huddersfield Art Gallery we looked at the closing time and saw that it would be closing in 70 minutes - plenty of time! We made our way up to the top floor to be met by someone saying "we...More

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Emma C, Cultural Engagement Assistant at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Thank you for the review. Sorry about the misleading signs - I'll look into it and get them updated. Pleased to hear you discovered some of our interesting paintings and sculptures.

Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We visited this city centre gallery when in Huddersfield. It is small but has a nice range of paintings and a few sculptures on display. It also has a local art group display on at the moment which was great to see. A wide range...More

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Emma C, Cultural Engagement Assistant at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thank you for your review, pleased to hear you enjoyed the Huddersfield Art Society exhibition too.

Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Called in here today for a look around at some stunning work that famous artists has provided from the past and some updated art from the people of Huddersfield. Brilliant!! I really enjoyed the walk around and I would recommend the people who are into...More

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Emma C, Cultural Engagement Assistant at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you for your review about our stunning artwork and your recommendation.

Reviewed 11 September 2017

We went to an interview with Michael Palin that was taking place in London and we were added to this event. Great

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Emma C, Cultural Engagement Assistant at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you for your review, we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 7 September 2017

We wanted to visit the Art Gallery which advertised having "an extensive and stunning collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures by internationally renowned artists such as L.S. Lowry, Francis Bacon and Henry Moore". Our visit was very poor, to say the least. First of all...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

I spent many different trips to Huddersfield visiting this gallery. I recently took my boyfriend around it who isn't from the local area as I think it's a tiny little gem!

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Emma C, Cultural Engagement Assistant at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

thank you for your review and pleased to hear you took your boyfriend for a visit!

Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

A lovely art gallery, which sits at the top of the library building. There is a great sense of peace and tranquility; surprising as the gallery sits in the heart of the town. The current exhibition by Peter Brook and the Yorkshire Photographic Union Annual...More

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Emma C, Cultural Engagement Assistant at Huddersfield Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you for your review, pleased to hear you had a lovely tranquil visit.

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TdeL19
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Response from Emma C | Property representative |
The Joan Eardley artworks in the performance are: The Sea No. 2 Children & Chalked Wall No. 4 Both can be seen on the Art UK website
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