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You can view Mission Gallery's Privacy Policy here, it can also be accessed from our homepage.


How do I apply for an exhibition?

To apply for an exhibition please send the following information to the Senior Programme Assistant, Rhian Wyn Stone on Your application will be looked at by our Programming Team

Applications must contain:

An up-to-date CV/Bio's of all artists/curators involved or mentioned in the proposal
A set of 6-10 good quality images
An exhibition/project  proposal

The Programming Team meet every three months to look at submissions. Please note Mission Gallery has currently programmed its exhibitions two years in advance.


How can I sell/display my work in the Craft/Retail Space?

To apply for an opportunity to display/sell work in the Craft Space, please send the following information to
Rhian Wyn Stone, Senior Programme Assistant |

Applications must contain:

An up-to-date CV
A set of 6-10 images
A statement about the work to be shown


How do I become a volunteer?

Please visit our Opportunities page and download an application form

Return your form to Rhian Wyn Stone, Senior Programme Assistant


How do I book workshops?

To book a workshop, please visit the gallery or alternatively contact us on 01792 652016 (payments can be made over the phone). For more information regarding workshops, please contact;

Kat Ridgway, Education & Participation Assistant  
Megan Leigh, Learning & Engagement Co-ordinator  



Can I bring a large group to Mission Gallery?

We welcome schools, colleges and other groups and can arrange gallery talks to support your visit. Please contact us beforehand and we will do all we can to make your visit a success.

To arrange a group visit, or to book a talk from a member of staff at Mission Gallery, please contact:

Rhian Wyn Stone, Senior Programme Assistant 
Megan Leigh, Learning & Engagement Co-ordinator 


Are there any job vacancies at Mission Gallery?

If there are any job vacancies at Mission Gallery, these along with other opportunities, can be found on our Opportunities page:


How is Mission Gallery funded?

Mission Gallery has been a Revenue Client of the Arts Council of Wales since 2003.
Mission Gallery also recieves generous support from other partners, sponsors and organisations.

For a full list, please visit our Thanks page: www.missiongallery/thanks/ 


How do I make a complaint?

Please contact Mission Gallery's Director, Matthew Otten, who would be pleased to address any concerns


What was the building used as originally?

Mission Gallery is housed in a Grade II listed building which was built in 1868 by Benjamin Bucknall. Originally it was called St Nicholas Church, a non-denominational Seaman's Mission. It spent some time as an abandoned, derelict building, before a group of local artists were given permission by the local authority to host temporary exhibitions here in 1977.

Additional information, plus a timeline of Mission Gallery's history, can be found on our About page here: 


When is Mission Gallery open?

Open Tuesday - Saturday, 11am - 5pm
Closed Sunday, Mondays and Bank Holidays

Open Good Friday, Christmas Eve, New Years Eve
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday

Admission free

If you require an out of hours visit, please contact


Where is Mission Gallery located?

Mission Gallery is located on Swansea Marina near the Pumphouse Restaurant and Dylan Thomas Theatre. We are a short, 5 minute walk from the City Centre and Wind Street.

It is a 15 minute walk from Swansea High Street train station and a 10 minute walk from Swansea's central bus station. We are close to many other cultural organisations and attractions, such as the National Waterfront Museum; Swansea Museum; LC; Dylan Thomas Centre; Attic Gallery and the many pubs, hotels, shops, cafes and restaurants in the SAI area.

To view a map of the area, please follow this link to our Visit page:


How can I purchase an item from Mission Gallery’s Craft Space?

The gallery now has an online shop  which can be found here, there is also an extensive list of makers to be found on our Craft page here:

Please contact Rhian Wyn Stone, Senior Programme Assistant retail@missiongallery should you be interested in purchasing work over the phone and delivery can be arranged.


Can I hire Mission Gallery to host an event?

Mission Gallery’s first floor space is a dedicated area for art workshops, activities and events. It is available as a hire space for groups. Please contact Mission Gallery's Director for further information, and to request a booking form | 01792 652016 


Does Mission Gallery have a Board of Directors?

Mission Gallery is a Not for Profit Company Limited by Guarantee. We are fully constituted and are governed by a voluntary Board of Directors. The management, programming and running is maintained by art-led staff and a dedicated team of volunteers.

For more information about our Board Members, please visit: 

For any direct queries, please email the Company Secretary at who will represent the Board and take a message on their behalf


How do I become a Friend of Mission Gallery?

Friends of Mission Gallery is a rewarding way to contribute to the work of the gallery. Anyone interested in contemporary art and design, is welcome to become a Friend. With over eighty members organising regular meetings and events, this is a great way to meet new, like minded people. For an annual subscription of £12, Friends can enjoy a variety of benefits. Concessions are available. 

For further information about the Friends of Mission Gallery, please visit our Friends page: 

To contact the Friends of Mission Gallery Secretary, please email


How do I apply for a residency?

Mission Gallery residencies are by invitation only at present, or in partnership with other organisations.
To view our current residencies, please visit

Any residency opportunities will be advertised on our Opportunities page here:


Do you provide information in Welsh?

Mission Gallery can provide information in large format or Welsh. If you require other formats or languages, please ask and we will do our best to fulfill your request.

To request information in iother formats, please contact;
Rhian Wyn Stone, Senior Programme Assistant


Do you sell Gift Vouchers?

Mission Gallery has gift vouchers available in £5, £10 and £20.
Please email Rhian Wyn Stone, Senior Programme Assistant if you would like to order them for postal delivery


What does your 5p bag levy go towards?

This money goes towards the Jane Phillips Award. The Award was launched at Mission Gallery in 2011 and set up as a memorial to Jane Phillips (1957 - 2011) Mission Gallery's first Director. The Jane Phillips Award is administered by Mission Gallery.

The Award is intended as a memorial to Jane and a legacy to her passion for mentoring and nurturing talent, consistently supporting young, emerging artists across the Visual and Applied Arts in Wales and beyond.  It seeks to award and support one artist every two years, as well as an annual student award for SMUWTSD students. 

For more information about Mission Gallery's bag levy, please contact
Paula Richards, Finance Assistant on

For more information about the Jane Phillips Award please visit


What is Collectorplan?

Collectorplan is an interest-free* credit service available at Mission Gallery, which helps you buy contemporary art and craft in Wales. It was set up in 1983 by the Arts Council of Wales.

For more information please visit: or contact
Rhian Wyn Stone, Senior Programme Assistant


Do you have disabled/wheelchair access?

Access is by one-step entry from pavement level through to our main entrance. There is level access throughout the gallery spaces. A wheelchair ramp is also available on request. 

For any further access queries or additional information, please contact
Matthew Otten, Director on


Is there parking nearby?

The nearest pay and display car parks are situated behind Mission Gallery in the Pumphouse and also in Somerset Place, a 5 minute walk. Parking spaces are also available in Gloucester Place, however, use of the Park and Ride system on Fabian Way, is a good alternative due to limited parking.


For any other general information, please contact

Seen and Unseen

Seen and UnseenIngrid Murphy

02 Feb - 23 Mar 2019

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Thibault Brunet

Thibault BrunetJane Phillips Award

06 Apr - 01 Jun 2019

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