The beautiful and sensitively designed building combines the original victorian gothic features with a contemporary urban design to enhance space and light. The new galleries attract artists of the highest calibre, able to display a broad range of work including installation, film and video, light sensitive drawings and sculpture.
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Camden Arts Centre
- +44 (0)20 7472 5500
- Public transport:
- Finchley Road
- Payment Facilities
- Free entry
I have lived in the area for a few years now but only recently I stopped by here. "why haven't I been here before????" this was my first reaction. The place has big rooms which host always brilliant exhibitions on rotation (I have seen three so far). They also run cinema evenings and workshops/courses for kids/family but I have not yet checked them out though.more
Took me long enough to visit the Arts Centre, about a block away from where home is, and the place is absolutely gorgeous with a spot on balance of charm and modern gallery space. There are rotating exhibits but as the other reviewers have stated, the building and setting takes the cake. In the "Frognal" neighborhood, there are places here that make you feel like you are in a beautiful green...more
The building's gorgeous, and has a wonderful classical charm to it.
Inside, the bookstore and cafe are top notch. You can find quirky stationery and gifts, all at very reasonable prices.
The cafe is wonderful - lots of glass, greenery and places to sit both inside and out. You can work for hours at a time, and the staff treats you like a king/queen for the afternoon.
My favourite part about Camden Arts Centre is the building which houses it. It's simply gorgeous. Occasionally I pass by it on bus journeys and wish I had the time to alight but alas. To be quite frank, I've not actually found the place too inspiring aside from location and style, but that's all one. I am more than ready to accept - happily, even - the inclusion of like institutions in the...more
A really close place near to Finchley road tube station. Lots of people go there regular just to meet people, have a chat and relax in the lovely café. The café is really nice, they do great coffee and healthy food. You feel the art vibe and no chavs anywhere near.more