The first of an occasional series where our team give their recommendations for other galleries to visit, places to go, and things to do in Penzance and Newlyn.
Deputy Director and Programme Curator Blair Todd starts with his pick of other galleries in Penzance and Newlyn.
Hweg, like Dust, is small gallery space run from the artist’s home – in both cases previous shops in Penzance. Hweg presents a changing programme of solo shows by national artists.
Open Tue, Fri, & Sat 10:00 – 16:00
34 Causewayhead, Penzance TR18 2SP
(at the very top of Causewayhead on the left hand side – opposite Barton Books.)
Follow @_hweg_ on instagram
Dust is a project space, that looks like a museum and operates as a shop, presenting artworks, publications and conversations relating to death and grief.
Open Sat, 12:00 – 16:00
4-5 Albert Buildings, Penzance TR18 2DB
(from the top of Causewayhead, turn right and Dust is halfway down the hill on the right.)
Follow @d.u.s.t_art on instagram
Daisy Laing has been on Chapel Street for over ten years, and in its current site presents changing exhibitions by regional artists, alongside a stock of mid-century modern and vintage furniture.
Open Tue-Wed 11:00-16:00, & Thur-Sat 10:30-17:00
Old Bakehouse Lane, Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AE
(through the archway between The Art Shop and The Planted House.)
Follow @daisylaingstudio on instagram
As their social media states: a space of possibility. Jupiter presents short exhibitions, pop ups, and takeovers by art cooperatives and cross-discipline collaborations.
Check social media for opening times
3 Chywoone Hill, Newlyn TR18 5HQ
(on the same junction as Lovetts, Aunty May’s, and Lewis’ Fish & Chips.)
Follow @jupitergallerynewlyn on instagram
Check back next month for our second selection, and let us know if you visit any of our recommendations. We’d love to know what you think.