Focal Point Gallery


Southend’s ambitious, free contemporary art gallery, hosting three major exhibitions a year of both local and international artists. Plus, a dynamic programme of workshops, talks, outdoor film screenings and publications. Open to all.

Focal Point Gallery is South Essex’s only dedicated contemporary art gallery, based in Southend-on-Sea and open to all. Offering an exciting programme of largely free workshops, talks, outdoor film screenings and offsite projects, it also presents three major exhibitions a year featuring both international and local artists. The gallery’s aim is to inspire curiosity through producing and presenting thought-provoking art made today. Find us just behind Southend High Street in the Forum building and see what you can discover.

Specialist Support:

Workshops and tours of the exhibitions.

Support Criteria:

Contact Details

Phone Number:
+44 (0)1702 534108
Email Address:

Opening Times:

Wednesday to Saturday 11.00am to 5.00pm
Sunday 11.00am to 4.00pm

Events at various times, please check

Please check exhibition dates to avoid installation periods when the gallery will be closed