Museums and galleries across the UK are currently subject to temporary closures. Please check venue websites for more information.

Pier Arts Centre

Temporarily closed

Highlands And Islands

Free to all


Pier Arts Centre is temporarily closed until further notice. Please check the venue's website for the latest details.

The Pier Arts Centre in Stromness houses a remarkable collection of 20th-century British art including key works by Barbara Hepworth and Ben Nicholson, among others.

Its founder Margaret Gardiner (1904-2005) was a close friend of many of the artists represented. Her decision to give a large part of her collection to Orkney led to the opening of the Centre in 1979. The Gallery also presents a programme of local, national and international exhibitions.


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