New Art Central LogoArt Central Gallery

Town Hall, King Square, Barry, CF63 4RW (via library)


Art Central gallery is located in the heart of the county. The exhibition space is a magnificent place to exhibit, visit and appreciate art.


It is a light, flexible and welcoming space. Art Central’s programme includes a varied selection of art by artists, community groups, arts organisations and touring exhibitions. FREE admission 


Art Central Gallery reopened on 26 April 2021.



Art-work-Maureen-Carlson-Clementines-WAAW ExhibitionWomen's Arts Association Wales (WAAW)

This exhibition, containing over 90 pieces, was originally created to celebrate International Women’s Day 2020 and celebrates the work of established, upcoming and first-time female artists working both locally and across the globe. It showcases a variety of media, including sculpture, paintings, textiles, ceramics, photography and prints. 


The exhibition is open Monday-Friday between 10am-1pm and 2pm-4pm, and 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 3:30pm on Saturday. Visitors must book before attending, contact Barry library on 01446 422425.

Please wear a face mask at all times and use the hand sanitiser providing on arrival. Please access the gallery through Barry Library’s entrance on Tynewydd Road. 



Exhibits and Events

If you would are interested in exhibiting, running workshops or holding events at Art Central please complete our online application form:

Apply Online


Please note: The application process is competitive and not all applications will be successful.



Do you have an interest in the arts? Art Central Gallery is seeking volunteers. Volunteers would need to assist visitors and the Arts Development Officer.  



Selection of high quality contemporary craft work made by local and international artists. If you’re interested in displaying and selling your artwork you’ll need to provide details and images of your artwork, a CV and/or a covering letter.