Well worth a visit, even when no special exhibitions - although some may find the entry price a little on the high side. Outstanding for me are the Romney Gower family painting - just ravishing, and the magnificent Lady Anne Clifford triptych. Abbot Hall have a reputation for mounting some big, national scale exhibitions Canaletto later this year which is... 更多
I enjoyed their current temporary exhibition of Barbara Hepworth lithographs, as well as the quirky portraits/identity exhibition. There were many examples of work from their permanent collection and I enjoyed those too. I'd like to go back to see more of what they show.
This Art Gallery, while revealing an interesting history needs to say more about the family before the tour starts .Information about the portraits are interesting if one can bend double and read the tiny print in the gloom. Accessibility is not served by an ancient hydraulic lift which leads to stairs down into the gallery on the upper floors. The... 更多
Small but interesting art gallery. The ground floor included a good collection of watercolours by Turner, Constable and Ruskin plus... 更多
The current exhibition, "Taking Flight: St Ives in the 1950s", curated by Nick Rogers, gives visitors a rare opportunity to... 更多