The Millennium Galleries
48 Arundel Gate, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1 2PP
Phone:(0114) 278 2600 Map Brian Hanson
I cannot see much point in the Millennium Galleries having being built apart from being an arcade leading from one Sheffield Street to another.
The arcade is brightly decorated and has small gift stalls scattered along it. To reach the arcade you have to travel via escalator from the ground floor up to the first floor.
Leading off the arcade there is conference rooms where wealthy Sheffield merchants like to boast about their wares and there's also a small museum showing off priceless item (more...)
This is connected to the Winter Gardens and you can walk straight through to the galleries. Recently held the Vivian Westwood collection which attracted a few famous celebs. Has plenty of free exhibitions as well.
The Milennium Galleries hosts a series of small galleries with small seperate exhibitions.
There are two permanant exhibitions - one about metalwork, which is great for visitors to the city as it offers a brief but informative glimpse at the importance that steel and metalwork have had on the city in the past. There is also a focus on the future of metalwork in Sheffield with some commisioned pieces.
The other permanant gallery is one which houses various collections of Ruskin. This includ (more...)Bapendance
its linked with the winter gardens. so after u have seen some beautiful art work u can walk through to look at plants.
good place to check out art work if u have a interest or hobbie in the topic area.
The Winter Garden is the largest temperate glasshouse in any European city centre. Inside are more than 2,500 exotic plants from around the globe. Some you may recognise, others you will never have seen before. Discover elegant bamboos from China, towering palms from Centrl America and spectacular grass trees from Austria and Mexican agaves.
You can also enjoy shopping in four specialist outlets or relaxing with a coffee and bit to eat in two tempting cafes.
There is always something exciting (more...)Next