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Address: 107 High Street, Rye TN31 7JE, England
Phone Number: 01797222433
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Amazing space, great work

I visited the Rye Art Gallery with a view to applying to exhibit there. It was recommended to me by one of my buyers. It is a wonderful space and so big - which I was not... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 2, 2016
John H
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

I visited the Rye Art Gallery with a view to applying to exhibit there. It was recommended to me by one of my buyers. It is a wonderful space and so big - which I was not expecting from the outside. The gallery spaces have lots of natural light which floods the gallery from all angles. There is a wide... More 

3 Thank John H
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

A friendly welcome and an electic mix of works at this lovely modern, with a bit of a twist art, gallery. Nice to see some afordable prices if wishing to purchase.

4 Thank alexv243
Chester, United Kingdom
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312 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

This is a lovely little gallery, one that entices you in with its window displays and keeps you interested once inside. It looks like it is well organised and has an interest in supporting different artists. Definitely worth a browse.

3 Thank chestervoyager
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

This gallery has a real mix of art (and some crafts) to view and buy. It has grown in size with much more to offer. We all enjoy looking round - a great place to by gifts too.

3 Thank AntoniaChitty
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18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

Along the South Coast there are many new and striking art galleries from the Turner in Margate to the Jerwood in Hastings. Sometimes they struggle to match content with the impressive buildings housing them. The Rye Art Gallery is different. It has a modern and spacious feel but was formed from the separate homes of two artists that were joined... More 

4 Thank William W
K4184ALmichaelm, Chairman Rye Art Gallery Trust at Rye Art Gallery, responded to this review

Dear William Many thanks for your very kind review. Over the years we have worked hard to establish this Gallery as the home of high quality contemporary art which is also affordable. In the 50 years since we opened we have shown works for sale by many up and coming artists who have gone on to be RAs or to... More 

Hastings, United Kingdom
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209 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

there is a show on that is really worth a visit at the moment. It is one of the more interesting shows as some are a bit hit and miss

3 Thank ozzie504
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2016

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.

4 Thank Cags63
Bolton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

6 Thank tomrs2014
London, United Kingdom
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806 reviews
157 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 450 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

5 Thank futtock21
Zurich, Switzerland
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235 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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

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