Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts (Norfolk)

  • image-0
  • Information

    The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts is a museum and art gallery situated on University of East Anglia’s campus in Norwich, Norfolk.

    The grade II listed glass and steel structure was designed by Norman Foster, a relatively unknown architect at the time, and opened in 1978. The centre houses the extensive fine and decorative artworks collection of Lord Robert Sainsbury and his wife, Lady Lisa Sainsbury. The collection includes pieces from Jacob Epstein, Henry Moore, Albert Giacometti and Francis Bacon.

    In 1991, the centre was extended and Foster designed a new wing which is built below ground. It has a crescent-shaped frontage overlooking a man-made lake.

    Visit the centre at any time of the year, for more information go to www.scva.org.uk

  • 7 Day Weather Forecast

    Our weather forecast for Norwich in Norfolk is split into two widgets. The first shows a timeline containing temperature, wind, sunrise/sunset and chance of rain, whilst the second shows the forecast for the week ahead including severe weather alerts when available.



  • You may also like ...

    In this 'you may also like' section we attempt to answer what else can I do? Here you have a list by order of being the closest some more beaches, things to see and do, places to eat and upcoming events.

      • image-0

      The Forum

      • image-0

      Norwich City Hall

      • image-0
      • image-0

      Norwich Castle and Museum

      • image-0

      Royal Norfolk Regimental Museum

      • image-0

      The Whiffler Pub

      • image-0

      The Glass House Pub

      • image-0

      Dragon Hall

      • image-0

      Norwich Cathedral

      • image-0

      Queen of the Iceni Pub

      • image-2892

      Cow Tower

      • image-0
  • Where can I stay ...

    Booking.com interactive map

    Booking.com
  • What do others think ...

    Leave a Review

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    Select a rating