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Art Galleries and Museums in Suffolk. There are many Art Galleries and Museums in Suffolk. John Constable, considered one of the best English landscape painters, painted many of his masterpieces along the River Stour in Suffolk, which brings many visitors to Suffolk. This What To Do in Suffolk guide will show you where galleries and museums are and how far they are from where you are in Suffolk. Simply select your location and Art Galleries and Museums and they will be listed in order of the closest to the furthest away from you.

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Gainsborough’s House | Sudbury

Gainsborough's House in Sudbury, Suffolk

Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury is a museum of national importance with a permanent exhibition of the work of one of England’s greatest painters, Thomas Gainsborough (1727 – 1788). Based in the house he was born and lived in, there is also an art gallery which has a full calendar of exhibitions by other artists, lectures…

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Suffolk Open Studios

Glasswork by Gay Hutchings, Suffolk Open Studios

Across Suffolk during weekends in June, artists will be opening their studios as part of the Suffolk Open Studios initiative. Members of the public are able to visit the studios, talk to the artists about their process and perhaps even watch a demonstration of their craft. Around 130 studios will be open and a wide…

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Hunting for Treasures in Clare

Antiques Warehouse, Clare, Suffolk

If you are fond of hunting for antiques, then do pay a visit to Clare, a picturesque wool town in the Stour Valley. The Clare Antiques and Interiors warehouse is a converted mill, which sits on the edge of the town’s country park and is an Aladdin’s cave of antiques and collectables spread over four…

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An Artist’s Residence

Munnings Museum, Dedham, external photographed by David Burton-2

The Munnings Art Museum on the outskirts of the pretty village of Dedham on the Suffolk/Essex border, is quite possibly the friendliest museum I have ever been to. It’s the home artist Sir Alfred Munnings shared with his wife Violet for forty years up until his death in 1959 and is now open to the…

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Gainsborough’s House Gift Shop

Gainsborough’s House Gift Shop

Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury is not only a museum of international importance, it is also a wonderful place to attend lectures and workshops on art history and there is a vibrant print workshop with courses running throughout the year. The museum gift shop has recently been refurbished and, having received funding from Arts Council England…

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