With such a beautiful Suffolk countryside setting, naturally there are many that have been inspired to take up a paintbrush. You can enjoy both local and international artists’ work at these local Lavenham art galleries. In nearby Sudbury you can also visit the birthplace of Thomas Gainsborough, one of leading artists of the 18th century, at Gainsborough’s House & Museum.
A former wool merchant’s residence, this 15th century building exhibits local, national and international artists, with permanent displays of the works of Leslie Gibson, Mary Wild and John Leach.
Lion House Gallery
A friendly gallery showcasing the work of owner-artist Lizzi Stevens alongside carefully selected original work by leading artists from East Anglia and beyond. Lion House displays paintings, ceramics, prints and jewellery as well as woods and sculptures.
Lavenham Hall Gallery, Sculpture Garden & Boutique
Enter the world of local Lavenham sculptor Kate Denton at this bespoke gallery. The main gallery is open by appointment and there are exhibitions from time-to-time which showcase both Kate’s work and that of other selected artists.
In addition, an art boutique shop opened in 2017 in Lavenham High Street, next to The Swan. For more details, please click here.
Lavenham Contemporary Gallery
Discover the beauty of Suffolk’s countryside through the brushstrokes of Lavenham artist Paul Evans. His beautiful paintings can be viewed all year round and feature the stark landscapes of newly-harvested wheat fields punctuated with moon-shaped straw bales and other rural Suffolk scenes.
Go behind-the-scenes on the life of another Lavenham artist and book an appointment for a private view of Gay Hutchings‘ Lavenham studio. She has a large selection of glass, paintings and prints for you to enjoy.