Art and Culture
Acclaimed British artist Patrick Heron (1920 – 1999) will be celebrated in a retrospective exhibition opening at the Tate St Ives on May 19th, the first major show of his work for twenty years. One of the most significant and innovative figures of twentieth century British art, Heron was a massive influence in the development >> read more
Mercedes Smith, director of Fine Art Communications, gives you all you need to know when it comes to buying art for the first time. Open Studios May 19th until May 28th 2018.
The Jackson Foundation, Cornwall, is delighted to announce two simultaneous solo exhibitions by leading contemporary artists Kurt Jackson and Denzil Forrester opening on 25th May 2018. Kurt Jackson’s exhibition Seacrows is a series of 35 paintings and handmade etchings, inspired by the birds that live next to his coastal studio and his fascination with the >> read more
Fill your spring with a Cornish garden trail to see the best and most beautiful foliage in our stunning county! Lost Gardens of Heligan in St Austell – Starting with perhaps one of our more famous Gardens, Heligan has big plans for 2018. Last year they were awarded Best UK Leisure Attraction in the >> read more
Tintagel has seen a lot happen over the last two years, a planned excavation has revealed some exciting archaeological discoveries and developments to make the historical sites more accessible has been met with controversy. Over the summer, myCornwall visited this unique heritage location to uncover the truth behind the mysteries. The unmistakable ancient aura of >> read more
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We are getting used to seeing film crews popping up in beautiful locations shooting popular shows like Doc Martin and Poldark. As a result of this and of course the sapphire seas, sandy beaches and scrumptious cream teas tourism in the county is growing year on year. However one group of the foreign nationals is >> read more
Celebrating its 14th year, 2017’s Open Studios will be the best and biggest one yet! With nearly 300 artists, craftsmen and designers opening their studios to the public for nine days, its a perfect time to explore the eclectic world of Cornwall’s arts and craftspeople. There are also workshops running throughout the time, in which >> read more
We all know that Cornwall is a hot bed for creativity and beautiful design, and upon discovery of this unique Etsy store, we knew we had to share it to our online community. Composed of Darren and Jools Fletcher, a husband and wife creative team from just outside St. Austell, Sea Treasure sources beautiful works >> read more
It goes without saying that Cornwall is home to some top quality wines. Over the last twenty years, wine producing in Cornwall has sky rocketed and has managed to make itself a household name for the likes of fresh whites, delicate roses and world-class sparkling. Like America’s golden wine country in the southern sun-kissed valleys >> read more
Renowned author Patrick Gale talks to Jane Pugh about his life in Cornwall, a passion for music from a young age, and his involvement in the support of the gay and lesbian community.
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As galleries go, the Summerhouse Gallery in Marazion is in one of the most unique locations in the British Isles.
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Visit Fernlea Gallery, a 'must-see' gallery of St Ives. Packing a pretty punch when it comes to quality and quantity and an extremely broad range of artistic works.
Visit Atishoo Gallery, run by artists Liz Hackney and Paul Clark, in the port village and harbour of Charlestown
Tucked away amongst the shops, pubs and restaurants on Marazion's main road is a one of Cornwall's top treasure troves of artworks namely the Market House Gallery.
myCornwall visited the Cornwall Crafts Association's at Trelissick Gardens, one of the most visited galleries within Cornwall.
Follow our art tour of St Ives and explore the best art galleries this stunningly iconic seaside town has to offer.