Top 7 Art Galleries in Belfast

These are our "'Top 7 Art Galleries in Belfast":
The Mullan Gallery...
Located on the Lisburn Road, the Mullan Arcade is a admirable abode to bead in and visit. It's accepted for its advance and abutment of bounded artists.
Featuring mainly Irish art, the arcade has abundant absorption in carve plan by Irish artists, and abnormally carve created in Bronze. This absorption is reflected in the anniversary St.Patricks Day Bronze Carve Exhibition.
Already this year, the arcade has featured abandoned exhibitions by Irish artists such as Pauline Bewick, Lisa Ballard, Cheryl Brown, Martin Gale, Dennis Hollinger and Padraig Macmiadhachain as able-bodied as abounding more.
The Arcade is amid at a terrace block on the Lisburn Road in South Belfast, on the arena attic of amount 239 to be precise. To get actuality yield the A1 from Donegall Abode to Lisburn Road. The arcade actual abreast the circle of the Lisburn Road and Malone Avenue. You'll acquisition parking calmly forth the Lisburn Road as able-bodied as on adjacent ancillary streets. If you're depending on accessible carriage yield the amount 9 bus.
Opening times are from Tuesday to Saturday, from 10am to 5.30pm.
Ormeau Baths Gallery...
The Ormeau Baths Arcade is acclaimed as getting the prime abreast art arcade in Belfast - acceptance is chargeless of charge! The arcade aperture hours are 10am to 5.30pm, from Tuesday to Saturday.
Inside you'll acquisition four abounding display areas featuring a assorted alternative of arts and crafts. It hosts a accepted Saturday Education Programme for beginning artists forth with affluence of exhibitions throughout the year
At the moment there's an exhibition by Scotsman Roderick Buchanan, which will run until the end of January. The next above exhibition at the Ormeau Arcade advantaged "Simbodies and Nobodies" appearance the accurate art and carve of Christine Borland.
To get here, yield the A1 from Donegall Abode and about-face larboard at Bedford Street. The Ormeau Baths Arcade is amid at 18A Ormeau Avenue, Belfast and it's alone a 5 - 10 minute airing from the Ulsterbus Station on Abundant Victoria Street.
Emer Gallery...
Emer Arcade houses possibly over 700 paintings, from the camp to the contemporary, still life's, figurines and admirable mural portraits. It appearance exhibitions from artists including Jimmy Bingham, Comhghall Casey and Noel Murphy.
During the year the exhibition capacity ambit from wildlife, to Irish Culture as able-bodied as burghal breadth themes. The arcade is amid on the Antrim Road, abutting to Belfast Castle and Cavehill, on avenue to Belfast Zoo.
It's simple abundant to get here. From the M1 yield the West Link Road, and chase the signs for Belfast Zoo. Accomplished the alliance of the Antrim and Cavehill Roads, the Emer Arcade is amid on the appropriate duke ancillary abutting to the Police Station, and adverse the Maxol Station.
By accessible carriage yield any amount 1 bus (1A - 1G) from the city-limits centre.
The arcade is accessible from Monday to Saturday, from 10am to 5pm.
The Naughton Gallery...
Located in the Lanyon Building of Queen's University, the Naughton Arcade is able-bodied account a visit. Named afterwards its assemblage and founders, the Naughton family, the arcade is home to the admirable art accumulating of the university from paintings, sculpture, metal and silverworks that accept been kept in aboriginal action back the University aboriginal opened over 160 years ago.
Being a registered museum, the Naughton Arcade hosts up to about six exhibitions a year. The accepted exhibition is the Davy Portrait Awards, which is sponsored by the banking accumulation Davy Stockbrokers. This exhibition runs until the end of January 2009.
Opening times for the Arcade are 11am to 4pm, Monday to Saturday.
The Arcade is amid on University Road, and the best way to get actuality is to go west on the A1 to get to Donegall Place. Yield a larboard at Bedford Street, accumulate on the A1 and veer larboard at Elmwood Avenue and chase the signs for Queens University. There's abounding car parking actuality so no worries about parking.
To get actuality by accessible carriage yield the 256.
James Wray & Co...
The James Wray & Co. Arcade is amid just a few account airing from Belfast City-limits Hall, just off Bedford Street, at 14-16 James Street South. The James Street South restaurant is anon adverse so you can't absence it! Just arch forth the A1 from Donegall Place, about-face larboard at Bedford Street.
Inside the arcade has admirable artwork and scuplture by artists of the accomplished century, and appearance the plan of artists such as William Scott, Paul Kenkins, Barbara Rea and Louis Le Broquy.
The aperture times of the Arcade are as follows: Monday - Wednesday and Friday 11am - 5.30pm, Thursday 11am - 8.30pm, and Saturday 10am-5pm.
The Golden Thread Gallery...
The Golden Thread Arcade is amid in the Cathedral Quarter at 84-94 Abundant Patrick Street. It's in fact on the arena attic of a abutting of architects, Robinson and McIlwaine, abutting to Tomb Street. Patrick Street is on the A2, so from the city-limits centre yield the A20 Chichester Street, and again assimilate the A24 Victoria Street.
The arcade has a admirable arts area, with affluence of paintings and books apropos to accomplished art, and there are affairs for a café to be amid there in the future.
The arcade is accessible from 11am to 5pm Monday to Friday, on Saturdays from 1-4pm and is bankrupt on Sundays. Recent exhibitions cover the "Shout in the Street".
The Ulster Museum...
Regarded by abounding as the top company allure in Belfast City, the Ulster Building is bankrupt at present due to a above advance project. This £12 actor investment programme will change one of the a lot of important cultural focal credibility on the Island of Ireland. It's appointed to re-open in the bounce of 2009.
The art accumulating at the building is huge and varied, and ranges from accomplished art by Irish and International painters to archaeological finds, photographs depicting Northern Irish history and pictures apropos to the flora and fauna of Northern Ireland.
It's amid on Stranmillis Road, and to get actuality yield the Citybus 69. If you're travelling from the city-limits centre by car, veer east on the A1 to ability Donegall Place. Yield two appropriate turns to break on the A1 and again about-face larboard at Bedford Street and break on the University Road (B23). Afterwards 2 quick lefts, the Stranmillis Road is on the right.