The Penzance Art Shop offers a wide range of fine artists' materials, from sketchbooks to oilpaints, watercolours, pens and pencils. The shop is located at the top of Penzance's historic Chapel Street, a very short walk from the Exchange Gallery and the town's principal shopping street, Market Jew Street. The Penzance School of Art, the Penlee Museum and Gallery, the New Street Gallery, and the weekly life drawing group are all within five minutes walk of the shop, and Newlyn and the Newlyn Gallery are also within walking distance.
Re-opened on Wed 1 July - with limited opening hours - but CLOSED again from 5 November to 3 December due to temporary Covid Lockdown
New July 2020 Limited Opening Hours: 10:00 to 14:00 Wednesday to Friday
closed on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays.
Telephone: 01736 366 437
Address: 57 Chapel St, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 4AE
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The Penzance Art Shop is a longstanding local business with many loyal customers in the thriving Cornwall artistic community, and the shop window and entryway feature a number of useful notices about local artistic activities and services. The Penzance Bookshop is located diagonally across the street, and there are galleries, boutiques, cafes, pubs and restaurants as well as antique shops in Chapel Street, with one featuring a Dalek in the window.