Compton Verney Art Gallery
Address: Compton Verney, Warwickshire, CV35 9HZ
Compton Verney, near Stratford-upon-Avon in south Warwickshire, is a Grade I listed building, remodelled by the eighteenth-century architect Robert Adam and set in 120 acres of grounds created by the famous landscape artist Lancelot 'Capability' Brown.
Compton Verney Gallery is Warwickshire's award-winning art gallery. Since its opening in 2004, it has continued to deliver an exciting international programme of exhibitions and events, alongside a diverse collection of art from around the world. It offers visitors the unique opportunity to view art in its spectacular parkland setting.
Compton Verney houses six permanent collections, focusing on areas currently under-represented in British museums and galleries.
The collections are owned by the Compton Verney Collections Settlement and continue to grow, supported by funds from the Sir Peter Moores Foundation.
The temporary exhibitions programme offers both historic and contemporary shows and is designed to appeal to a wide audience.
The gallery has a beautiful café and separate fine restaurant and you can also picnic in the grounds.
The architect James Gibbs who designed the Radcliffe Camera at Oxford designed the stable block at Compton Verney.
31 March - 16 December. Tuesday - Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays, 11am - 5pm.
Last entry to the galleries is 1/2 hour before closing.
The Learning Centre is open to schools, colleges and other educational groups throughout the year.
Only assistance dogs are allowed in the grounds.