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The definition of “art gallery” is: a room, group of rooms, or other space where works of art are placed on  display, possibly for sale”.

There are many art galleries in the UK however, the most famous located in London are: The Tate, Tate Modern and National Gallery.

The Tate Modern, London
The Tate Modern

The Tate Modern is Britain’s national museum of international modern art and is, with Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool, Tate St. Ives and Tate Online part of a group simply known as “Tate” The London galleries are housed in the former Bankside Power Station designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, who also designed Battersea Power Station.

The Whitworth Gallery
The Whitworth Gallery

Around the UK, the Whitworth Gallery, part of the University of Manchester, is home to one of the UK’s finest collections of art and design.

Falmouth Art Gallery
Falmouth Art Gallery

Falmouth Art Gallery houses one of the most important art collections in Cornwall, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh was the first purpose-built portrait gallery in the world

There are also many small, privately owned or independent galleries around the UK such as The Lightbox Gallery and Museum in Woking.

The Courtauld Gallery
The Courtauld Gallery

The Courtauld Gallery in the Strand, London is one of the finest small museums in the world and the new Saatchi Gallery opened in October 2008.

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