Art Galleries

The lover of art is in for a treat while staying at Chy-an-Mor. Penzance, St.Ives and the surrounding area have rich offerings of both private and public galleries with many well known artists regularly exhibiting. A selection from the many that are worth considering can be seen here:

  • Penlee House - Penzance - originally a private house with amazing gardens, Penzances own art gallery and museum can be found within 5 minutes walk of Chy-an-Mor. Regular art exhibitions, permanent Newlyn School and Lamorna Group paintings, archaeology from West Cornwall and an extensive photographic library are some of the highlights to be found at Penlee House - see more at
  • Newlyn Gallery - Newlyn (Penzance) - dating back to 1895 and placed on the outskirts of Newlyn (close to Penzance) the gallery offers a variety of exhibitions throughout the year and is home to the Newlyn Society of Artists - details of what is on can be seen at
  • Tate St.Ives - St.Ives - Part of the national Tate Galleries this modern building houses important displays of modern and contempory art and has the added bonus of including Barbara Hepworths studio and garden - check the Tate website for events at