The New Art Gallery Walsall

The New Art Gallery Walsall is a modern and contemporary art gallery sited in the centre of the West Midlands town of Walsall, England. It was built with £21 million of public funding, including £15.75 million from the UK National Lottery and additional money from the European Regional Development Fund and City Challenge.[1][2][3]

The New Art Gallery Walsall
General information
Town or cityWalsall
CountryEngland52°35′8.40″N 1°59′9.27″W
Construction started1995
Completed2000 (2000)
Cost£21 million
ClientWalsall Metropolitan Borough Council
Design and construction
ArchitectCaruso St John
Structural engineerArup

The Gallery is funded by Walsall Council and Arts Council England;[4] this funding is further supplemented by its own income generation. Admission is free.[5] Its first Director was Peter Jenkinson. In May 2005, former BALTIC director Stephen Snoddy was appointed as Director.