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Studio 144

Southampton’s new arts destination

Studio 144 is Southampton's stunning new arts complex. Located in Guildhall Square it is the new home for the University's John Hansard Gallery and community film organisation City Eye. It's also the second venue for Nuffield Southampton Theatre’s, NST City..

The new complex provides a vibrant visitor attraction at the heart of Southampton’s thriving Cultural Quarter of museums, galleries, theatres and music venues, situated around Guildhall Square.

People looking at Gerhard Richter 4900 Colours (2007)
Gerhard Richter 4900 Colours (2007) John Hansard Gallery © Steve Shrimpton
Gerhard Richter, 48 Portraits (1971-91)
Gerhard Richter, 48 Portraits (1971-91), John Hansard Gallery © Steve Shrimpton
Studio 144 South Building - Credit Thierry Bal
Studio 144 South Building - Credit Thierry Bal
Studio 144 South Building - Credit Thierry Bal
Studio 144 South Building - Credit Thierry Bal
Studio 144 John Hansard Gallery view - Credit Thierry Bal
Studio 144 John Hansard Gallery view - Credit Thierry Bal
Studio 144 looking out to O2 Guildhall - Credit Thierry Bal
Studio 144 looking out to O2 Guildhall - Credit Thierry Bal
Studio 144 North Building from Guildhall Square - Credit Thierry Bal
Studio 144 North Building from Guildhall Square - Credit Thierry Bal

Side-by-side at Studio 144, John Hansard Gallery, Nuffield Southampton Theatres and City Eye present internationally acclaimed art exhibitions, inspirational performances, outstanding resources for film-makers and creative events for all ages, each venue contributing to extending the range and quality of arts and culture in the city.

The arts complex offers an environment that moves, entertains and inspires people of all ages, pairing local roots with global ambition. A magnet for people across the city, region and beyond, and provides a lively, creative ambience unique in Southampton.

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Take a virtual tour of Southampton’s Cultural Quarter culminating at Studio 144

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