Located on Princes Street in Cornwall’s most westerly town, The Exchange is a stunning piece of award-winning modern architecture with a distinctive glass façade. Championing contemporary art, this commanding former telephone exchange offers visitors and locals to opportunity to enjoy a wide range of works across all medias from local and national artists. In partnership with the Newlyn Art Gallery (located 2km away along the promenade between Newlyn and Penzance), The Exchange is part of a registered educational arts charity and is regularly used as a space for testing innovative artistic ideas as well as offering live performances, screenings and community events. The Exchange boasts its very own airy, bright coffee shop which serves up refreshments and healthy lunches with a friendly welcome. Located just 600m from Penzance’s bus and train stations as well as the large harbour car park, The Exchange makes a great meeting place as well as providing an opportunity to discover a host of up-and-coming contemporary artists.
Find out more at Newlyn Art Gallery and The Exchange’s shared website http://newlynartgallery.co.uk/.