The Millennium Galleries (Sheffield) Reviews
Newest Review: ... about them below. The Ruskin Collection. This is the first exhibition you will come to if you are entering the gallery via the Winter Garden. It is situated in a fairly small room, but it is jam packed with display cases, and offers lots to look at. John Ruskin himself was a Victorian writer who was clearly interested in nature, and this is shown in the artwork on display. There are plenty of dainty watercolours to look at, and lots of fine detailed work. I'm sure this won't be to everyone's taste, but I actually really enjoyed viewing some of the smaller pieces in this room (especially the little watercolours of Italy). Metalwork... more
Customer The Millennium Galleries (Sheffield) Reviews (3)
by - written on 22/05/12 (Very useful, 68 readings)
As I live close to Sheffield city centre, and since I also have a keen interest in art, I am a regular visit to the Millennium Gallery. The gallery has been open since 2001, and it still looks modern and vibrant today - it definitely brightens up the city centre. It is located smack bang in the middle of town on Arundel Gate, so it is just a short walk from Hallam University, as well as the Crucible theatre, and the library. If you are visiting Sheffield by train, you will be pleased to know that the gallery is just a 5 minute walk from the station, and it's really easy to find (unfortunately it's all up hill!). Sheffield is also served by excellent bus ... Read the complete review
by - written on 26/04/02, updated on 26/04/02 (Very useful, 123 readings)
The Millennium Galleries have been created as part of the Millennium regeneration project and can be found in the centre of the city opposite the Sheffield Hallam University. I decided to pay it a visit on a recent trip to Sheffield after reading missbrowneyedgirl's opinion. It consists of four separate galleries containing a mixture of permanent exhibits and special exhibitions. Entry to the majority of the galleries is free and a visit is highly recommended for both adults and families. TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS GALLERY Current Exhibition The first gallery houses a temporary exhibition, which changes every few months. Until 19 May ... Read the complete review
by - written on 16/04/02, updated on 16/04/02 (Very useful, 365 readings)
Oddly enough, Sheffield's Millennium Galleries were a Millennium project. Situated on Arundel Gate in the city centre they form a part of the 'Heart of the City' regeneration project. This project has also seen the demolition of the Eggbox (Sheffield's 60s town hall - see http://www.bbc.co.uk/southyorkshire/talk/eggbox.shtml), and has led a friend of mine to say that he doesn't feel like he's in Sheffield when he's in that part of the city. He has lived in Sheffield for all of his life! But I can see what he means as that half of Arundel Gate has a very new and cosmopolitan feel to it. Anyway, to cut a long story as short as I can ... Read the complete review
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