Gallery

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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
    • Porch or balcony 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 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
    • Production control room, in a UK television studio
  • Gallery, a horizontal passage in an underground mine in mining
  • 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

Places[edit]

Music[edit]

Albums[edit]

People[edit]

  • 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

Other uses[edit]

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