Celebrating Women in Photography Today – Together


Our Advent Calendar

We’ll be adding content every day until Christmas Day and behind each door you’ll find photobooks, brains teasers, Historical Heroine profiles and other treats, come and visit us daily!

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Opening times are 10:30 – 16:00 on Thursdays, 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

Colour photograph showing sunlight filtering through leaves which hang over an open road.ExhibitionFeaturedFront Page
30th November 2022

Rinko Kawauchi retrospective on view in Switzerland

Rinko Kawauchi's third retrospective exhibition, hosted by Switzerland's Christopher Guye Galerie, explores the pathos of nature.
Black and white photograph. Silhouettes of people standing behind the gate of a concentration camp, Buchenwald.ExhibitionFeaturedFront PageHistorical Heroines
28th November 2022

Discovering Lee Miller: Part Two

In part two of our interview with Ami Bouhassane, we find out about Lee's pioneering war correspondence and later work.
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25th November 2022

16 Days of Activism 2022

Day 12: Franki Raffles. 25th November is the international day for the elimination of violence against women and marks the start of 16 days of activism.
Bad Color Combos installation image: three works by Yto Barrada (triangles of fabric arranged in rays) are hanging on a yellow wall.ExhibitionFeaturedFront Page
24th November 2022

Bad Color Combos: Yto Barrada exhibits in the Netherlands

Bad Color Combos presents a selection of Yto's work exploring education, the passage of time, and futile attempts to control nature.
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24th November 2022

Affordable prints at Centre for British Photography

The new Centre for British Photography is selling prints to raise funds.  This is a great opportunity to acquire works by leadings women photographers, including nine of the Heroines.
Sepia-toned photograph of a woman in a chequered jacket and soft hat, tilted slightly. A pink square, comprised of four thin lines, occupies the background.ExhibitionFeaturedFront PageHistorical Heroines
22nd November 2022

Discovering Lee Miller: Part One

In part one of our interview with Ami Bouhassane, we find out about Lee Miller's early career and the history of the Lee Miller Archives.

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.


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