We can't wait for all the Southend galleries to re-open to visitors in May 2021! Use our guide to the area's galleries to plan your visit, but please ensure you follow current government coronavirus guidelines.
Southend's diverse galleries showcase the fantastic artwork and the thriving art scene Southend has on offer. Focal Point Gallery houses intriguing and challenging exhibitions from a range of global artists. They also work in conjunction with local schools and groups to help make art more accessible for all. Beecroft Art Gallery has a permanent collection of over 2000 works, ranging from 17th-century Dutch paintings to contemporary works. There's bound to be something for every art lover to enjoy!
Don't forget to visit TOMA while in Southend. An artist-led project space in the heart of The Royals Shopping centre. While you're here, don't miss the independent art galleries in Old Leigh which showcase and support the best up-and-coming talent from the borough.