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Gloucester Lates Gallery

A Photo archive from Gloucester Lates

Overlooked Narratives – Online Photography Talk

Photographers Lola Flash and Paola Paredes come together to discuss marginalised perspectives within photography, as part of Photo Oxford

Object Artefact Photograph

Objects from the collection on display for the first time

Sitters of Dorothy Wilding

Dorothy Wilding would have many famous sitters throughout her career, from acclaimed theatre performers, movie stars, musicians, and royalty. All of whom have their own interesting and unique lives and careers. We want to delve into these individuals their lives, careers, and connections drawing on Dorothy’s wide range of assorted sitters she…

In Conversation: Sarah Grant

Katherine Riley interviews collector Sarah Grant about her approach to, and enthusiasm for, the art of collecting.

The Great Train Tapestry: Phase I – Workshops

Gloucester: Introducing the Great Train Tapestry …free workshops with Lisl Ponger

About The Great Train Tapestry

Gloucester: Introducing the Great Train Tapestry … an exciting new contemporary artwork
Head and shoulders portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II, facing the viewer, her torso in left side profile. She wears a black taffeta evening dress with the South Africa Necklace that was a 21st birthday gift from the Government of the Union of South Africa. It was later shortened to fifteen large stones, as shown here, and the remaining diamonds made into a bracelet.

Dorothy Wilding – Gloucester Archive

Gloucester: On the first anniversary of the late Queen's death, we are launching the Dorothy Wilding Gloucester Archive with an installation that commemorates Dorothy's relationship with Queen Elizabeth II, curated by collector Sarah Grant.

Baden: Wunsch nach Kooperation mit Frauenmuseum in England

Baden: Wunsch nach Kooperation mit Frauenmuseum in England


PHOTOFAIRS New York, a new contemporary art fair dedicated to photo-based and digital artwork, runs from 8th – 10th September 2023.
Black and white photo of Helsinki in 1912. Wooden buildings stand in front of a larger expanse of buildings, constructed with bricks.

Signe Brander

Signe Brander (1869 - 1942) was a Swedish-Finnish photographer celebrated for documenting urban and cultural change in the city of Helsinki.
Black and white photograph. Three women wearing ruffled dresses and hats, posed with one leg in front of the other.

Florence Vandamm

Florence Vandamm (1883 - 1996) was a portrait photographer who photographed over 2,000 Broadway productions in New York.

GWR Bootcamp Exhibition

Gloucester: GWR Bootcamp Exhibition, now showing at Gloucester, Stroud, Stonehouse and Cam & Dursley railway stations
Black and white portrait photo of Nancy Newhall

Nancy Newhall

Nancy Wynne Newhall was an American photography writer and curator, and the co-founder of Aperture Magazine.
Film still. A young girl holds a ballet pose, balancing on the point of one foot, in a ballet studio. The studio is painted pink, and she wears a pink dress, tights and shoes.

Rineke Dijkstra: I See You

MEP, Paris: I See You, a new exhibition from Rineke Dijkstra, presents four video installations exploring the emotional development of young people.
Colour photograph. A young girl in a yellow sari is holding a notebook. She is standing in front of a painting of a flower garden.

In Conversation with Nandini Valli Muthiah

In our interview with Nandini Valli Muthiah, we discuss her artistic practice and the influence of culture and religion on her work.

Art & Activism

Gloucester: Free sessions for teenage girls to explore and create art for activism. .

Menopause Afternoon Get-Together

Afternoon get-together to exchange stories and support about the menopause.
Black and white series of nine photographs. Portraits of a Black woman in various poses.

BLACK VENUS: Reclaiming Black Women in Visual Culture

Somerset House, London: BLACK VENUS highlights the work of 18 Black women and non-binary artists to explore the reclamation of narratives around Black femininity.

Divine Power

We're thrilled to be bringing more outstanding photography to Gloucester with our next exhibition - Divine Power, which explores our fascination with deity and myth.

Menopause Exhibition

Exhibition by Ally Goff. Based on my own experience of “the change” this selection of photographs documents this story, told through memories and the re-enactment of symptoms, emotional experiences and traumas encountered throughout my menopausal journey.

Cutting Through Barriers

Exhibition: Photography & more from Girls Allied. A small exhibition displaying the artwork from our Girls Allied July programme.  Cutting Through Barriers shows what it means to be a teenage girl in these ongoing times of uncertainty.

Girls Allied in the Archive

Girls Allied summer programme for teenage girls.

Art for Well-Being

Art for wellbeing - Friday afternoons at the Eastgate Centre. Do you want to meet new people, acquire new creative skills and have some fun?  If the answer is yes, join us for one or more of our Art for Wellbeing practical workshops.

Weekend Creativity

Join us at the Eastgate Centre, Gloucester for creative improvisation sessions

Speed Queens

Gloucester, 26.08.23: Join author Rachel Harris-Gardiner for a book signing, conversation and readings from Speed Queens: A Secret History of Women in Motorsport.
Double page spread of a lined notebook. On the right side page is a square, black and white photograph of a woman in profile, eyes closed, against a display of pinned up, dried flowers.

The Artist’s Books: Francesca Woodman

Recently published by MACK, Francesca Woodman: The Artist’s Books encapsulates the ethereal artistry of the late American photographer.