Art Galleries in Sheffield

Polly Checkland Harding, Exhibitions Editor

Sheffield is a contender for the UK’s largest practicing community of artists and designers outside London – no wonder, then, that the city has its fair share of galleries.

Here are our picks

  • 1. Graves Gallery

    Work by Marc Quinn and Bridget Riley at the Graves Gallery. Photo: Museums Sheffield.

    Surrey Street, Sheffield, S1 2LH - Visit now

    Graves Gallery is home to Sheffield’s visual art collection, with a permanent collection and temporary exhibitions arranged across eight galleries situated above the city’s Central Library.

  • 2. Millennium Gallery

    Millennium Gallery. Photo: Andy Brown.

    Arundel Gate, Sheffield, S1 2PP - Visit now

    Contemporary art and design exhibitions run alongside Sheffield’s unique Metalwork and Ruskin collections at the city’s Millennium Gallery, which also boasts a shop and friendly cafe.

  • 3. Site Gallery

    Photo of Site Gallery in Sheffield, the front painted bright blue.

    1 Brown Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, S1 2BS - Visit now

    Exhibitions at Sheffield’s Site Gallery showcase international, contemporary artists in a range of media. The gallery is currently closed whilst undergoing expansion.

  • 4. Cupola Contemporary Art

    Cupola Contemporary Art.

    178 Middlewood Road, Sheffield, S6 1TD UK - Visit now

    Displaying over 300 artists in a range of media, Sheffield’s Cupola Contemporary Art – established in 1991 – is a highly respected gallery for the sale and exhibition of fine art and craft.

  • 5. Sheffield Institute of Arts Gallery

    Sheffield Institute of Arts.

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, S1 1WB - Visit now

    Sheffield Institute of Arts’ Gallery is home to a range of changing exhibitions, from historic graphic design to contemporary fine art.