Take a break from the chaos of the High Street and drop into the award-winning Pallant House Gallery this Christmas. We are open throughout the holiday period, closed for just three days. Read on for this season's highlights...
Christmas Thursday Lates
Take advantage of the chance to view the collections and
latest temporary exhibitions absolutely free (admission to Sean Scully: Triptychs is half price), gather round for a programme of seasonal carols on Thursday 12 December at 6.30pm courtesy of Chichester's Bishop Luffa School, and pop into the Gallery restaurant for spiced hot chocolate malt and mince pies. Every Thurs, 5-8pm
Festive Family workshops
Get crafty at our Christmas lantern workshops (while enjoying mince pies) on Saturday 7 December (10.15am - 12.15pm and 2.15 - 4.15pm), taking inspiration from the Gallery's collection to make a Christmas lantern with a Pallant twist.
Give an experience
With a vibrant programme of exhibitions and events at Pallant House Gallery ahead, there has never been a better time to buy membership to the Gallery. Choose between Individual, Family, Student and Young Friend membership options to give a gift that keeps on giving (01243) 7745577.
Pick up some one-off Christmas gifts at the glorious Gallery Bookshop including a beautifully crafted silk handkerchief by Grayson Perry immortalising his celebrated tapestry series 'The Vanity of Small Differences' or a luxury silk scarf by British textile designer Alison White
Visit the shop on Thurs 12 December and get 10% discount on purchases or 15% if you are a Friend at the Bookshop Christmas shopping event. Refreshments provided. 5-8pm.
Christmas opening times:
Christmas Eve - 10am - 5pm
Christmas Day and Boxing Day: Closed
New Year's Eve: 10am - 5pm
New Year's Day: Closed