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Gallery may refer to:

Buildings and spaces[edit]

  • Art gallery or art museum
    • Art gallery, a retail art shop
  • Gallery, an exhibition room in a museum
  • Long gallery, an element in architecture: a long hallway or long, narrow room, frequently decorated with sculptures and frescoes
  • Gallery, a narrow balcony, usually including a railing, inside or outside of a building
    • Veranda on Louisiana's French Colonial and other older homes, on one or both stories of a two-story house, running the full length of the home's façade and often rather spacious, typically with vertical columns or posts along the front. The architectural style dates from the 18th and 19th centuries, before there were electric fans or air conditioning, in a virtually-tropical climate. Sometimes galleries were built on the sides or back of the house, as well.
    • Minstrels' gallery, a balcony used by performing musicians
    • Observation deck, usually on the upper floors of a building, used to afford visitors a long-distance view
    • Gallery, in a theatre or concert hall, one or more raised seating platforms towards the rear of the auditorium; see theater.
    • Gallery, in a church or courtroom, audience seating to the rear, often in a second floor balcony
    • Production control room, in a UK television studio
  • Gallery, a horizontal passage in an underground mine
  • Audience or a group of spectators
    • Peanut gallery, a nickname for the cheapest (and ostensibly rowdiest) seats in the theater, the occupants of which were often known to heckle





  • Daniel V. Gallery (1901–1977), Rear Admiral, eldest of three notable brothers in the U.S. Navy during World War II, fought in the Battle of the Atlantic
  • William O. Gallery (1904–1981), Rear Admiral, naval aviator
  • Philip D. Gallery (1907–1973), Rear Admiral who served with distinction on Naval destroyers in the Pacific Theater
  • Robert Gallery (born 1980), American football player

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