Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance
The artistic heart of West Cornwall's history

Munnings in Cornwall 

15 June – 7 September 2019
Image: Sir Alfred Munnings - Boy with a Pony, 1905
© Sir Alfred Munnings Museum. 

Munnings in Cornwall 15 June – 7 September 2019

A special focus exhibition to mark 60 years since the death of Sir Alfred Munnings (1878-1959) exploring his works from the years he spent living in Cornwall.

NEW: free short public guided tours

We have a new team of Volunteer Tour Guides who will be offering insights into the temporary exhibitions at Penlee through a programme of short guided tours.  Tours will be offered at 11am and 2pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the duration of each exhibition.  The tours are included in the admission price to the Gallery and last between 30 and 45 minutes.  No booking is required.  


Festival of Archaeology 

Penlee House will be holding a range of activities in July to celebrate the national Festival of Archaeology.

For more information click here


Free Family Fun at Penlee House

Arty Afternoons 

Join us on Wednesday afternoons at Penlee this summer for some arty family fun. Activities are FREE; drop in any time between 1.30pm and 3.30pm. 

For more information click here 


Art in the Park 

Our FREE Saturday activities will be taking place in Penlee Park (weather dependent) under the Penlee House Gazebo throughout August.
For more information click here 


Tick Tock Time

Free creative sessions for pre-schoolers and their carers. First Tuesday of the month 1-2:30pm


Saturday activities

Drop-in workshops every Saturday from 2.30pm-3.30pm.

For more information, please visit the events page by clicking here.

Baby and Parent sessions

NEXT SESSIONS: 29 JULY 10am - 11.30am 

Friends' Lecture Series

The 2019/20 series will start again in September. Details will be announced in August.