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Address: 107 High Street, Rye, England
Phone Number: 01797222433
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10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Interesting range of artistic works

Something for everyone in this gallery - paintings, sculptures, jewellery, textiles, ceramics etc. On the whole the quality of work is very high and originality shines forth. Good... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Something for everyone in this gallery - paintings, sculptures, jewellery, textiles, ceramics etc. On the whole the quality of work is very high and originality shines forth. Good to see local artists represented. Well worth a visit to admire or purchase the work on offer.

1 Thank Cags63
Bolton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Rye Art Gallery is an interesting find which at first site looks like another shop on the High Street. Inside it is arranged into two parts – the ground level is a commercial gallery holding temporary exhibitions with works for sale and selling prints, glass ware, ceramics and jewellery. There is also a good selection of cards. The upper levels... More 

2 Thank tomrs2014
London, United Kingdom
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643 reviews
128 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 345 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

This is the most substantial art gallery in Rye. Spread over three floors it functions as a selling gallery for local artists as well as a museum exhibition space. It's an architectural hotch-pitch. Downstairs it's all ultra-modern made of concrete and glass; upstairs rooms feel much more formal, Victorian and rickety. The first room downstairs is very much a shop,... More 

2 Thank futtock21
Zurich, Switzerland
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172 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

We passed there and decidedly to stop. Theplace is surprisingly big and bright. The range of art is wide but not our tastes (the mice portrait did block me)

1 Thank DMLDML
Bonn, Germany
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61 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Beautiful collection of art on display and for sale. Three floors full of paintings, sculptures and craftwork in a bright building. The patio planted with lavender and roses at the rear side is also worth a glance. I am very glad that I actually received a bracelet as a birthday present as a reminder of this marvellous gallery.

1 Thank Silke W
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

The Rye Gallery is located in the heart of Rye. Full of character it has been beautifully extended and full of interesting paintings, ceramics, sculpture. I found artists I had never heard of before and many of them live or lived on the Marsh or in Rye. The staff were very friendly, informative about the artists, and helpful. I would... More 

2 Thank Una B
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Full of contemporary art from a wide range of genres, this art gallery is a real gem within the beautiful town of Rye. Situated on the main street this is somewhere all should visit, celebrating and showcasing artist talent from around the country, including on my visit an exhibition of GCSE work by local children. As well as the contemporary... More 

2 Thank theenglishcellist
Brighton, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Have walked past here several times, mistakenly thinking it was some sort of avant garde upmarket private gallery. Don't make the same mistake as me! It is a wonderful old building tastefully converted with amazing light inside. As well as local professional artists the GCSE work from a local school was on display. Good stuff. Worth a trip inside every... More 

3 Thank SussexCobbler
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

me and my 2 young children enjoyed this gallery alot, it sparks inspiration in us all and when we got home the kids wanted to recreate works they remembered from the gallery . i brought a lovely book , called dear finder from the shop area. will return again , was wonderful

2 Thank natasha p
Taunton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I visited the gallery at 16.30 and saw an expensive painting I wanted to purchase. It evoked many memories of when I lived in the area 27 years ago. I met my husband and he was anxious to see my find. We raced back to the gallery at exactly 5pm to be told by a very rude woman that the... More 

4 Thank Lcav54

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