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About The Local Art Scene

Join The Local Art SceneThe Local Art Scene is a family-run, human-edited website. We operate the business as a social enterprise aimed at supporting both local professional and amateur artists of all mediums from acrylic, watercolour and oil painters to sculpture, woodwork and jewellery makers.

The Local Art Scene was created in response to the need for artists to be able to represent themselves, their work and events both nationally, and in their own immediate location. The website is designed to clearly direct the visitor to local artists, art galleries, suppliers, exhibitions and events in towns and cities across the UK.

The Local Art Scene is a great way to reach out to art buyers, galleries and customers in your local area.

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Local Art Partners

If you are a local organisation or individual with a passion for supporting local art in your community, join our local art partnership.

Click here to contact our local partners


The Local Art Gallery

The Local Art Scene set up it's community Art Gallery in September 2016. The gallery is located in a central position in the Georgian coastal town of Lymington, New Forest, Hampshire. The gallery showcases work by local artists from in and around the New Forest and is available for solo exhibitions.

Click here to visit our gallery


Art in the Yard

The Local Art Scene has created its own weekly outdoor community art initiative for viewing a wide variety of work on display by local artists.

Art in the Yard is your opportunity to celebrate the wealth of talent in the local area and for local artists to get involved in our community art project. The event brings together a wide variety of art including original artwork, ceramics, woodwork, glassware, photography and demonstrations by local artists.

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National and International Partnerships

In addition to our page one rankings on the search engines for local art listings, we work with national and international partners to promote The Local Art Scene.
Our current media partners include:

  • Spring Fair - Birmingham
  • Pure London - London
  • Autumn Fair - Birmingham
  • Art Rooms - London
  • Made London - Bloomsbury, London
  • Made London - Marylebone, London
  • Made Brighton - Brighton
  • Brighton Art Fair - Brighton
  • Chester Art Fair - Chester
  • Tokyo International Art Fair - Tokyo
  • Rotterdam International Art Fair - Rotterdam
  • Barcelona International Art Fair - Barcelona
  • New Forest Arts Festival - New Forest
  • Cornwall Art Fair - St Ives
  • Lymington Arts Festival - Lymington

Support The Local Art Scene

The Local Art Scene is self-funding through local online subscriptions and personal funding. Any additional contributions are gratefully appreciated and will be used to ensure that we have enough resources to maintain and develop our support for local art in the community.

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The Stats

  • Website launched 15th September 2015
  • 500+ Towns Currently Listed
  • Over 2.7 million website views. (See live stats in the margin)


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