Essex Summer of Art - Virtual Gallery

Essex Summer of Art Virtual Gallery

Enjoy over 50 artworks from Essex artists from the comfort and safety of your home

For the past 10 years Essex Summer of Art has supported over 160 art trail and open studio events throughout the county. This year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Explore Essex are pleased to be hosting the first ever Essex Summer of Art Virtual event.

To support the county’s artists and art trails Explore Essex is exhibiting their work in an online gallery – browse inspiring, thought-provoking pieces from the safety of your sofa.

With over 50 artists involved, exhibition submissions include visual art, sculpture and jewellery and with prices ranging from £20 to £1,500 there really is something for everyone. You can even purchase direct from the artists.

Browse the galleries here:

Virtual gallery hosting art listed from £0-£100

Virtual gallery hosting art listed from £101-£499

Virtual gallery hosting art listed from £500+

And more.

If you have been inspired by this collection of incredible Essex-based art, then why not hop over to our 'Make it at Home' crafts featuring step by step guides to help you get crafty.

Or discover our 'Meet the Makers' feature here and discover more local artists and artisans.

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Event details


May 28 - August 31, 2020


9:00am - 9:00am


Free to view

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For the whole family

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