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A SpirIt

Until Sunday 1 September

A terrific show


A large spider sculpture in a green meadow below a blue sky next to a neoclassical building.

Opening Times

Tue – Sun: 10am-5pm

Mondays: Closed, except bank holidays


Galleries are open 10.30am – 5pm

About the


An eye-opening exhibition celebrating over 100 years of creative expression by women and non-binary artists including Paula Rego, Cindy Sherman, Elisabeth Frink and many more.

From internal musings to powerful social commentary, this unique showcase explores diverse themes through paintings, drawings, and more. For the first time, two renowned UK collections are joining forces to bring you iconic masterpieces and fresh perspectives that will move, provoke, and delight.

Drawn from two of the UK’s leading art collections, The Women’s Art Collection and The Ingram Collection, A Spirit Inside brings together a selection of works spanning over 100 years. Exploring how women and non-binary artists have grappled with the notion and sense of ‘spirit’, the themes range from mythology and internal contemplation to external, often political, expression.

This exhibition marks the first time that the Women’s Art Collection, Europe’s largest collection of art by women, has partnered with art galleries outside of Cambridge, providing a wider opportunity for the British public to see some of the most important 20th and 21st century works by women and non-binary artists. These works are complemented by a selection from The Ingram Collection, one of the best collections of modern and contemporary British art in the UK.

Exhibition organised with The Lightbox, Woking

Three logos - The Lightbox Woking, The Women's Art Collection and The Ingram Collection
related events
Curator Tour and TeaMeet the Artist
A geometric metal framework in the shape of a pyramid or tent structure stands installed in a grassy area next to a walking path bordered by trees and shrubs.
Talks & Lectures

Curator Tour and Tea
Meet the Artist

Saturday 6 July 2024, 2 - 4.30pm

After Hours
A historic house with classical columns in a green meadow is lit up with rainbow lights and a string of festoon lights in the evening.

After Hours

Fri 9 Aug 2024

A view from above of a lightbox with coloured shapes on with hands moving the blocks.
Family Activities Included in Admission


Tue 18 Jun – Tue 16 Jul 2024