Opening Hours

Café, galleries and shop: Tuesday – Sunday 11am – 5pm

House: Tuesday – Sunday 12  – 5pm

Free, timed entry tickets to the House are available at the information desk on arrival.

Last entry to the House is at 4.30pm

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+44 (0)1223 748 100
mail@kettlesyard.cam.ac.uk

 

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Jamie Fobert Architects, photo: Hufton + Crow, 2018
Jamie Fobert Architects, photo: Hufton + Crow, 2018
Jamie Fobert Architects, photo: Hufton + Crow, 2018
Jamie Fobert Architects, photo: Hufton + Crow, 2018
Jamie Fobert Architects, photo: Hufton + Crow, 2018

‘A magical sequence of spaces’ Oliver Wainwright, The Guardian, 2 February 2018

Kettle’s Yard House and Gallery opened on 10 February 2018 after over two years of closure

The building project created:

– a four-floor Education wing

– improved exhibition galleries,

– a new entrance area

– a café.

Who was the architect?

Jamie Fobert Architects, ‘Meet the Architect’ here

Who paid for it? 

The Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council England were major supporters of the building project, click here for a full list of donors

You can donate by clicking here.

Background

Kettle’s Yard’s development plans began under the directorship of Michael Harrison. In 2011 we were awarded £2.32m by the Heritage Lottery Fund to create a much-needed Education Wing. In the same year, Andrew Nairne joined Kettle’s Yard as the new Director. During 2012 we had to reschedule the building work due to technical difficulties. In this period we looked again at our options and decided that we could make further significant improvements to Kettle’s Yard – and that it would make sense to undertake a single, holistic scheme. A larger scheme would encompass remodelling the existing gallery spaces and improving services for visitors..

The project transformed our work with children, young people and community groups, allow us to curate exhibitions with major artists from around the world, display 20th and 21st century art in the best conditions, and have the facilities to enable even more people to enjoy Kettle’s Yard.