The Gibberd Gallery is run by Harlow Art Trust a charity formed in 1953 which also commissions and purchases sculpture for the town. The Friends of Harlow Sculpture and Gibberd Gallery help with fundraising and have events, talks and trips for a small yearly subscription. To find out more about the trust visit www.harlowarttrust.org.uk
The Gibberd Gallery is a purpose built contemporary exhibition space in the centre of Harlow on the mezzanine floor of the Civic Centre. It is home to the important collection of British watercolours donated to the town by Sir Frederick Gibberd in 1984. This collection includes pieces by John Nash, Edward Bawden and Elizabeth Blackadder.
The gallery is available to hire for events and small exhibitions for a small fee please enquire via email or phone.
The programme of exhibitions is a lively mix of local and national artists attracting a broad audience and each year there is a 3D focus within the programme emphasising Harlow's status as a sculpture town. Activities often accompany shows including talks, demonstrations and workshops see news page for regular updates.