Hartlepool Art Gallery

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Christ Church, Hartlepool, now Hartlepool Art Gallery.[1]
Detail from St Hilda at Hartlepool by James Clark (1858–1943), born in West Hartlepool, at Hartlepool Art Gallery.

Hartlepool Art Gallery is an art gallery in Hartlepool, County Durham, England.[2]

The gallery opened in 1996. It is located in Church Square within Christ Church,[1] a restored Victorian church, built in 1854 and designed by the architect Edward Buckton Lamb (1806–1869).[3] The building has a 100-foot tower with six bells, which can still be rung.[4][5]

Hartlepool Art Gallery is co-located with a tourist information centre close to Hartlepool railway station and the town centre. The temporary exhibition programme includes crafts, contemporary and fine art, and photography. There is also a permanent collection. The gallery is run by Hartlepool Borough Council.

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  1. ^ a b "NZ5132: Christ Church, Hartlepool". Geograph, UK. Retrieved May 13, 2011.
  2. ^ "Hartlepool Art Gallery". Culture 24, UK. Retrieved May 13, 2011.
  3. ^ "Hartlepool Art Gallery". This is Hartlepool, UK. Retrieved May 13, 2011. External link in |publisher= (help)
  4. ^ "Hartlepool Art Gallery". Britain's Finest, UK. Retrieved May 13, 2011. External link in |publisher= (help)
  5. ^ "Dove Details". dove.cccbr.org.uk. Retrieved 2018-11-25.

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Coordinates: 54°41′09″N 1°12′35″W / 54.6857°N 1.2096°W / 54.6857; -1.2096