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Penwith Gallery
South West
St Ives

Penwith Gallery, Back Road West,
St Ives
Cornwall, TR26 1NL
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Stunning gallery space showing varied work by local artists; home to Barbara Hepworth's "Magic Stone". Free entry

The Penwith Gallery is the home of the Penwith Society of Arts in Cornwall. The Society was founded in 1949 by Barbara Hepworth, Ben Nicholson, Peter Lanyon, Bernard Leach, Sven Berlin and Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, amongst others. The Penwith Gallery, formerly a pilchard packing factory, has a remarkable complex of buildings, including three public galleries, a sculpture area and archive. The gallery continues to be at the forefront of presenting contemporary work of quality, offering a year-round programme of exhibitions by Society Members and Associates, as well as other artists from Cornwall and further afield.

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Wheelchair access - wide entrance door (second door can be opened on request). 1 small step into Gallery from outside. Galleries on 2 levels with 2 steps between. Portable ramp available.