noun

  • A room or building for the display or sale of works of art.

    ‘her father runs an art gallery in New York City’
    • ‘She had accepted a position at the local art gallery and loved every minute of it.’
    • ‘You will also find several interesting museums and art galleries around the city.’
    • ‘Kristine was a manager at a small but very profitable art gallery in downtown Boston.’
    • ‘The theatre has been carefully remodelled and an art gallery and cafe added.’
    • ‘The 10-day festival, divided into six different cultural events, will be held at various art galleries, theatre houses and open spaces in the City.’
    • ‘We hit art galleries and picked up some pieces here and there to decorate our apartment.’
    • ‘As the visitors walk through they can have spontaneous interactions with the artists and experience their works in surroundings very different from staid art galleries.’
    • ‘Heading back to the car, Marcello talked excitedly of his plans to open his own art gallery.’
    • ‘I wanted to know what Eyre made of a recent study showing that Britons visit more plays, concerts, libraries, museums and art galleries than their counterparts in France, Germany or Italy.’
    • ‘He edited an art magazine and ran an art gallery.’
    • ‘He's an internationally-renowned artist who set up an installation at the art gallery using pollen, wax, rice and milk.’
    • ‘He liked visiting the theatre and art galleries, and had firm views about what he saw.’
    • ‘In art galleries curators seem obsessed by mass media and celebrity, audiences and participation.’
    • ‘A regional art gallery is a significant asset in the cultural life of any community.’
    • ‘If I see a beautiful painting in an art gallery, I have the need to tell others.’
    • ‘We're witnessing an expansion of national arts facilities on a par with the nineteenth century, when local philanthropists and businessmen funded art galleries, theatres and concert halls across Britain.’
    • ‘A retrospective exhibition of her work was held at the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery in 1972, to which she contributed catalogue notes.’
    • ‘Small cafes and art galleries displaying work by local artists are popping up here and there.’
    • ‘A cleaner at London's Tate Britain modern art gallery threw out a bag of garbage which formed part of an artwork because it was thought to be trash.’
    • ‘In 1972 the municipal art gallery of his home town, Stockport, gave him a major retrospective exhibition.’