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Town Hall, King Square, Barry, CF63 4RW (via library)


Art Central gallery is located in the heart of the county. The exhibition space is a magnificent place to exhibit, visit and appreciate art.


It is a light, flexible and welcoming space. Art Central’s programme includes a varied selection of art by artists, community groups, arts organisations and touring exhibitions. FREE admission 


  • Mon – Fri: 10.00am - 4:30pm / Saturday: 10.00am - 3:30pm


IWD Art CentralWomen's Arts Association Wales Exhibition: Celebrating International Women's Day 2020 

7 - 28 March 


The International Women's Day Exhibtion opening event will be held on Saturday 7 March, 12:00pm - 2:30pm at Art Central Gallery. This event is open invitation, anyone is welcome to attend and there is no need to register in advance. 


Art Central Friends Present: Artist Sally Moore, in conversation with Professor Gerda Roper, discussing the last four decades of her painting career and her new book 'Acting Up', written by Peter Wakelin. This event will take place on Saturday 14 March between 11:30am - 1:30pm. 


'Stand Together' : Holocaust Memorial Day exhibition, 2020


Art Central Gallery commemorates Holocaust Memorial Day (January 27) with an exhibition of art and historic works.


This year's theme is 'Stand Together', as set by the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust. This year also marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.


As part of the exhibtion, visitors will be privy to 'The Last Goodbye', and interactive virtual reality experience, 'The Girls of Room 28', the stories of fifteen female survivors who lived together in the Terezin concentration camp, as well as a series of other mixed media works.


The exhibtion opens Saturday, January 11 and will run until February 22. 



Exhibits and Events

If you would are interested in exhibiting, running workshops or holding events at Art Central please complete our online application form:

Apply Online


Please note: The application process is competitive and not all applications will be successful.



Do you have an interest in the arts? Art Central Gallery is seeking volunteers. Volunteers would need to assist visitors and the Arts Development Officer.  



Selection of high quality contemporary craft work made by local and international artists. If you’re interested in displaying and selling your artwork you’ll need to provide details and images of your artwork, a CV and/or a covering letter.