ATKINSON GALLERYNationally recognised contemporary art exhibitions
Established in 1992, the Atkinson Gallery is nationally recognised and holds major contemporary art exhibitions which are open to the general public. It aims to support young, aspiring artists and bring high calibre, international art to the South West region.
Millfield’s stimulating arts landscape is also enhanced by a unique sculpture collection within our extensive parkland that features large scale permanent works from artists such as Glynn Williams and Peter Randall-Page.
Some past exhibitors
Andy Warhol, Albert Irvin OBE, Sir Anthony Caro, Lynn Chadwick CBE, Gillian Ayres, Don McCullin, Graham Crowley, Marc Quinn, Dame Elisabeth Frink, Sophie Ryder, Peter Randall-Page, Doug Cocker, Glynn Williams, Anthony Green, Tom Wood, Basil Beattie, Clyde Hopkins and Terry Frost.
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Latest News & Blog
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