Portfolio Art Tours takes the hassle out of uncovering hidden gems. Deep in the Wiltshire, Dorset and Somerset countryside nestle some of the UK's most amazing art spaces. Among the many cultural highlights that await you are:
Hauser and Wirth is a pioneering world-class gallery and multi-purpose arts centre, located in Bruton. The gallery acts as a destination for experiencing art, architecture, food, and the remarkable Somerset landscape, including Oudolf Field, the garden designed for the gallery by internationally renowned landscape architect Piet Oudolf.
Messums at Tisbury in Wiltshire is a gallery set within a dramatic medieval tithe barn. It offers a unique environment in which to experience and engage with the creative endeavour, providing the opportunity to reflect on the significance of the handmade form. An exciting multi-purpose arts centre.
The New Art Centre at Roche Court in Wiltshire has been a leading gallery for contemporary art since it was founded in 1958. Roche Court is a stunning sculpture park and gallery where works by many of the UK’s greatest artists can be experienced in an extraordinary setting.
Antony Gormley ‘Another Time XII’ (2010) Ed. 1 of 5, © the artist and courtesy New Art Centre, Roche Court Sculpture Park
New art, new spaces
The South West has fantastic and compelling galleries and art venues, from Bristol's Arnolfini to Bath’s Holburne Museum along with lesser known, more intimate spaces to discover. At Portfolio Art Tours we keep our ear to the ground, planning your tour around new and upcoming exhibitions and events.
Elizabeth Frink: Walking Madonna, Salisbury Cathedral
Enhance your experience with expert guidance from knowledgeable and personable individuals who are motivated to share the pleasures and nuances of contemporary art.