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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 



The Arts in Isolation

The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Art Central Gallery, Arts Development Service and Art Central Friends recently launched the online exhibition, a collection of work created during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Originally a community initiative, both local artists and artists from around the world took part, submitting over 100 entries in total. 


The exhibition will remain online until it can be shown at Art Central Gallery.


Full exhibition program



Music Video Links Submissions



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.