The Washington Gallery, a not for profit organisation and
registered charity, managed by Penarth Arts & Crafts
Ltd, is housed in a refurbished art deco cinema located in
the centre of Penarth.
A focal point in this Victorian coastal town with an annual
visitor rate of over 75,000 from the local and wider community. The
venue boasts a two level gallery, café with a licensed
bar, bookshop and gift shop with a wide range of jewellery,
pottery, accessories and cards.
The gallery, strives to support and pro-actively promote Wales
based contemporary art, committed to developing and promoting Welsh
art and culture to all groups in the community, through it’s
constantly changing and stimulating exhibitions.
The Washington Gallery mounts over 30 contemporary exhibitions
each year, and has arranged sales for a diverse range of art by
internationally renowned names alongside local artists and new
emerging talents from all areas within Wales. The gallery also
shows an extensive choice of exclusive jewellery, ceramics,
glassware and textiles by local and national designers.
With its strong commitment to open access and responsiveness to
the local community, the gallery sustains an active educational
programme with workshops, master-classes, lectures, poetry
readings and music events for both adults and children; it is
particularly proud of the achievements of its outreach projects
with disabled and disadvantaged groups, most notably with children
and young people.
The Craft Gift Shop and
Situated in Penarth Town Centre, you can drive - although
parking can be limited - or take a bus or train as short
walk to the venue from stations and stops.
GALLERY: Mon - Sat
9am-6pm - Sunday - CLOSED
CAFE: Mon - Sat 9am -
4pm* - Sunday - CLOSED
Address: 1-3 Washington Buildings, Stanwell
Road, Penarth CF64 2AD
Tel: (029) 2071 2100 / Email:
Website: www.washingtongallery.co.uk (detailing
The Washington Gallery - Penarth Arts &
Crafts, a registered not-for-profit charity. Charity
* The café stops serving food at 3.30pm