Celebrating Women in Photography Today – Together


Exciting News!

We’re thrilled to announce that we’re opening The Heroines Quarter, a stunning 3,000 sq.ft. contemporary space set in an unusual location – the first floor of a shopping centre right in the heart of Gloucester.

Visit Us

Opening times are 10:30 – 18:00 on Thursdays and 10:30 – 16:00 on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays.  Other times by arrangement.

What’s On

Find out more about the current exhibitions, the Heroines Collection and how to get involved.

Latest Posts

A man and woman (Moro and Pixy) face each other. We see their faces in profile, close-up. Pink candyfloss emerges from Pixy's mouth, blue candyfloss from Moro's; it intermingles.ExhibitionFeaturedFront Page
28th September 2022

Photographers explore the significance of ‘chosen family’

Published alongside a complementary exhibition (Fotomuseum Winterthur), Chosen Family explores 'family' as a social and cultural construct.
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22nd September 2022

5 Artists who Celebrate the Cyanotype

24th September marks this year’s World Cyanotype Day – an international initiative honouring one of the very first photographic processes.
The torso of a woman, whose eyes and nose are cropped out of the top edge of the image. Her white shirt is unbuttoned.ExhibitionFeaturedFront Page
13th September 2022

The ‘Early Color’ photography of Jo Ann Callis and Jan Groover

Galerie Miranda, Paris curates landmark exhibition celebrating two leading women photographers from the USA's 'New Color' school.
A pair of red shoes with slightly pointed toes. They are in used condition with some marks and blemishes.ExhibitionFeaturedFront Page
6th September 2022

Miyako Ishiuchi exhibits work for the first time in Scotland

Celebrated photographer Miyako Ishiuchi exhibits three series at Stills, Edinburgh which document material traces of the passage of time.
Installation image. A room bathed in orange light. A white metallic structure leans over in the centre of the image.ExhibitionFeaturedFront Page
31st August 2022

Last Chance to See: British Art Show 9

Anne Hardy installation appears in the ninth iteration of The British Art Show, a leading contemporary art show in the UK.
Uliana is knitting a decoration while an older woman lies on a bed behind her.ExhibitionFeaturedFront Page
30th August 2022

Natalya Saprunova wins Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award 2022

Natalya Saprunova has been awarded the Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award 2022 for her project depicting Russian Sámis.

Better than Netflix: An overdue voyage of discovery for any art photography aficionado. (ArtMag, Deutsche Bank)

Mohini Chandra

The Heroines

We champion women-told stories within visual arts and our Heroines are at the heart of our organisation. Explore the 200 leading names in photography and be inspired.


Image: Mirror from Kikau Street © Mohini Chandra
Esther Bubley Anemoia Symposium

Heroines Past

Explore our online archives and research resources to find out more about the pioneers of photography. As part of our mission, we celebrate the women photographers who came before.

Image: Courtesy of Jean Bubley and the Esther Bubley Archive.


Hundred Heroines HQ is based in Gloucester. Check out our contemporary space, current local events and how to get involved.


Gloucester is undergoing great changes and we want to enlist your help to create a photographic archive for the future, an archive that showcases Gloucester in the 2020s. Find out more and get involved by visiting our microsite, glostorama.org

Image : Museum of Gloucester Brunswick Road GL1 © Kurt Schroeder

Connect & Create

Explore our easy-to-use learning resources and activities to get all ages involved with appreciating art.

Watch & Listen

Tour our extensive library of past Heroine panels and talks or stream every episode of the Voices podcast.

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Only with the support of donations will we be able to continue our mission: connecting the public with the work of incredible women. Your money will go towards events, exhibitions and running Bootcamp.


Like all charities, Hundred Heroines can only survive with the support of volunteers. From writing content for our site to being our biggest advocates, find out how you can become an essential part of Hundred Heroines.

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