The F.E. McWilliam Gallery and Studio in Banbridge is dedicated to the memory of Banbridge-born sculptor Frederick Edward McWilliam, one of Irelandís most influential and successful artists. Frederick Edward McWilliam was born in Banbridge on the 30th April 1909. He died in London in 1992 and the executors of his estate donated the sculptor's studio and its contents to the town of his birth. The gallery and studio houses the collection in a superb exhibition facility of gallery, garden and reconstructed studio. It also provides a tourist information centre, café and craft shop.
Gallery Talks and Tours
Gallery staff are on hand at all times to assist the public with information and to respond to enquiries. Booking is advisable for group tours.
Primary and Post-primary school visits are welcome. Booking is advisable.
Quails at the Gallery
Quails offer the award-winning and high quality foods for which the family-run business is renowned. The café is open Monday to Saturday from 9.30am until 4.45pm and Sundays (June-July-August only) from 1.00pm until 4.45pm
Crafts at the Gallery
The craft shop at the gallery displays and sells beautifully handcrafted products. Jewellery, ceramics, handbags, hats and various gifts created by artists from Ireland, are available in the shop.
The gallery is open Monday to Saturday from 10am until 5pm. Sundays (June-July-August only) from 1pm-5pm.
F.E. McWilliam Gallery and Studio
200 Newry Road, Banbridge, Co. Down BT32 3NB
T: 028 4062 3322