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Entrance to Southampton City Art Gallery 

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 Inside the City Art Gallery 


SeaCity Museum 

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Poster for exhibition at SeaCity Museum

Who we are and what we do 

Founded in 1976, FoSMAG is a registered charity which supports Southampton's cultural heritage by assisting & promoting the work of the City's museums, archives and galleries. The main focus of our work is the following City organisations:  

  • Southampton City Art Gallery 

  • SeaCity Museum  

  • Tudor House and Gardens

  • The City Archives 

  • The Maritime & Local Collections Service  

 We also work in partnership with many of the galleries, museums and arts & heritage organisations in Southampton


  •  God's House Tower

  •  The John Hansard Gallery 

  •  The Arts Society Southampton 

Friends' membership provides practical help and raises funds through membership fees, donations & events.

We organise a monthly series of illustrated talks on aspects of art, culture and history, social events for our members and gallery tours and behind the scenes visits. 

  To find out more:

  •  Press "Events"  where you can book for our next event. 

  •  Press "Membership" to find out how to join us. 

  •  Press  "Support" to find out more about some recent

 funding donations. 


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  Some items in store at Collections


 Tudor House and Gardens