Oriel Wrecsam

Wrexham, United Kingdom


  • 11 Chester Street
  • Wrexham
  • United Kingdom
  • LL13 8BE
  • United Kingdom

Opening times

10am - 4pm Monday to Saturday


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Oriel Wrecsam is Wrexham's art gallery.

Wrexham is a rich and diverse county with a rich history of innovation, and so much to see and do from the Pontcysyllte World Heritage Site and the beautiful and isolated Ceiriog Valley, to the heart of cultural activity in the centre of town. Oriel Wrecsam shows the very best drawing, print and graphic-based work by local, regional, national and international artists, makers and craftspeople. We're a bit different. We quite often have artists working with us on specific projects that help us to view our surroundings in a new way. We provide a platform for contemporary visual art but we're also a creative hub for performance, music, and other events. We provide a focus for a vibrant and stimulating cultural scene in the region. Follow us on Twitter or Facebook to be kept up to date with the latest cultural things happening in the gallery or Wrexham generally.

We present exhibitions in our 3 gallery spaces, showing Welsh and international contemporary art. We also work closely with emerging artists and are committed to supporting the development of new work. Entry to our exhibitions is free.

siop/shop is the perfect place to buy special presents. We sell a wide range of gifts, objects, books, cards and wrapping paper by artists and makers, including Rob Ryan, Jessie Chorley, Gillian Kyle, Melin Tregwynt, Buddug, St Judes, Peris & Corr, Doodlezine, Dyfal Donc and much, much more.

We have magazines and journals including Blown, 3x3, CCQ, Crafts, Ceramic Review, Printmaking Today, Photoworks, Creative Review, Selvedge, Aesthetica, and Garageland. Books and publications from previous exhibitions are also

Our showcases feature an ongoing display of Applied Arts. If you see something you like you can spread the cost with Collectorplan.

Oriel Wrecsam runs high quality visual arts activities for all ages and groups throughout the year. We offer talks and practical workshops directly inspired by our exhibition programme

Our gallery exhibitions can enhance learning and be a versatile resource for all curriculum areas and levels. We do our best to be accessible to all. For further information about any of our learning activities and to book, enquire at the gallery, e-mail, tweet or call us: / 01978 292093

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