Press Office

Press office

Welcome to the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts’ online Press Office. This section contains press releases and news on upcoming exhibitions and events. 

For further information, location filming and photography, and to request press ready images contact Marketing and Communications Officer Penelope Lucas 01603 593649,

If you wish to reproduce images of other works in the Sainsbury Centre Collections please contact Gallery Registrar Jo Foyster 01603 591057, 

Alberto Giacometti: A Line through Time

23 April 2016 - 29 August 2016

The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich is opening a major new exhibition commemorating celebrated artist Alberto Giacometti. The exhibition comprises over 150 works with significant loans from around the world alongside the Centre’s own remarkable collection of Giacometti’s works.


5 Dec 2015 - 10 April 2016

Newfoundland is a focused exhibition of work by contemporary jeweller Romilly Saumarez Smith and photographs by artist Verdi Yahooda.

Alphonse Mucha: In Quest of Beauty

7 November 2015 - 20 March 2016

Alphonse Mucha: In Quest of Beauty explores the work of the artist, around the theme of beauty – the core principle underlying his artistic philosophy. The show includes over 60 works drawn primarily from the collection of the Mucha Trust, focusing on drawings, paintings, photographs and iconic posters, such as Gismonda, Mucha’s first poster designed for the actress Sarah Bernhardt.