Celebrating the work of Frederick Edward McWilliam

Opened in 2008, the Gallery celebrates the work of the sculptor F.E. McWilliam, who was born in Banbridge in 1909. McWilliam established a reputation as one of the most important sculptors of his generation.

Featuring a display of McWilliam’s work, temporary exhibitions of Irish and international art, a craft shop, Quails Café and Banbridge Visitor Information Point, the F.E. McWilliam Gallery & Studio has established a reputation for excellent visitor experiences and attracts a wide range of local, national and international visitors. Now run by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, the F.E. McWilliam Gallery is the gateway to the stunning countryside and cultural attractions of the area.

  • Award winning Museum and Art Gallery
  • Exhibitions of outstanding Irish, British and international art
  • Display of sculpture by world famous artist F.E. McWilliam
  • Unique Sculpture Garden
  • Award winning Quails Cafe
  • Craft shop showcasing the best of local craft and design
Open Year Round

Opening Times:

Mon to Sat 10:00–17:00
Sun (Jun to Aug only) 13:00–17:00


Admission Prices 2018:

Free Admission

Useful Information

Check out their range of facilities, services, accessibility and other useful information.

DINING / REFRESHMENTS: Award-winning restaurant, serving teas, coffees and an extensive range of speciality dishes for breakfast and lunch. Seats 40.

SHOPPING: Gift Shop with hand-crafted high quality items locally produced, books and exhibition catalogues.

PARKING: Free car and coach parking on-site.

ACCESSIBILITY: Fully wheelchair accessible. Accessible toilets
Guide/Assistance dogs permitted

GROUPS: Groups welcome (free admission). Maximum of 15 per group for ease of access to studio. Larger groups can be split into two. Pre-booking required.

WI-FI: Free Wi-Fi available in main reception and dining areas

Getting There

The F.E. McWilliam Gallery & Studio is conveniently situated on the outskirts of Banbridge, just off the main Belfast to Dublin Road.

Map Location: 54.330937, -6.285623
Contact F.E. McWilliam Gallery and Studio

200 Newry Road, Banbridge, Co. Down, BT32 3NB, Northern Ireland

T: +44 (0)28 4062 3322
E: info@femcwilliam.com
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