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.
Use our guide to the area's galleries to plan your visit, but please ensure you follow current government coronavirus guidelines and #VisitSouthendSafely.