Inspiring collections and beautiful buildings…

The Beecroft Art Gallery is now open Tuesday - Saturday 10am-5pm. Come visit us in our new home in the old Central Library building on Victoria avenue, next to Central Museum.

For a list of our first exhibitions, please see the What’s On pages.

  • Alan Sorrell (1904-1974)

    Alan Sorrell (1904-1974)

    Beecroft29 November 2014 - 04 April 2015

    Alan Sorrell was a Southend artist painting in oils and watercolour, a muralist, teacher and…

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  • The Trenches of WWI: Etchings by Percy Smith (1882-1948)

    The Trenches of…

    Beecroft13 December 2014 - 11 April 2015

    Percy Smith was a talented artist and calligrapher who studied at Camberwell School of Arts…

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Southend Museums Service is part of the Culture Section of the Adult and Community Services Department, Southend on Sea, Essex Borough Council