The Artists of St. Ives

A Select exhibition curated from the Arts Council Collection.

Don't miss a unique opportunity to see the acclaimed works of the St Ives Society of artists, on loan from the Arts Council Collection. Featuring artists such as Ben Nicholson, Alfred Wallis, Barbara Hepworth, Paul Feiler and Terry Frost, this is a unique chance to see their work in the stunning setting of Torre Abbey Museum.

The St Ives Society of Artists was formed by marine artist George Fagan Bradshaw in 1927. This stunning exhibition features a diverse mix of contemporary visual art, all inspired by the various artist's time in the beautiful seaside town of St. Ives.  

The exhibition is included in the normal admission to the abbey and free to 1196 Club Members.

Torre Abbey Museum exhibition page



The Arts Council Collection is the UK's most widely seen collection of modern and contemporary art.

With more than 8,000 works by over 2,000 artists, it can be seen in exhibitions and public displays across the country and beyond. This website offers unprecedented access to the Collection, and information about each work can be found on this site.