Fortress House is a contemporary art museum in Gibraltar which aims to educate, empower and excite audiences through art. The museum presents a collection exploring the individual’s relationship with society and the pressures which shape identity. The Fortress House collection predominantly includes contemporary art since 1970, inclusive of female and multicultural perspectives.

Opening in autumn 2025 and located in central Gibraltar, Fortress House reinvigorates a historical building through sustainable design and adaptive reuse with contemporary additions. With galleries, an art centre, rooftop sculpture garden and two cafés, Fortress House offers visitors the opportunity to reflect, learn and connect.

Artists represented in the collection include: Magdalena Abakanowicz, Ida Applebroog, Belkis Ayón, Jonathan Baldock, Jennifer Bartlett, Louise Bourgeois, Alexandra Bircken, Pablo Bronstein, César, Anne Collier, Michael Craig-Martin, Robert Crumb, Sara Cwynar, Rineke Dijkstra, Otto Dix, Tracey Emin, Sylvie Fleury, Denzil Forrester, Kira Freije, Lucian Freud, Katsura Funakoshi, Antony Gormley, Nick Goss, George Grosz, Peter Halley, Van Hanos, Jenny Holzer, John Hoyland, Alex Katz, Clementine Keith-Roach, Caitlin Keogh, Phillip King, Josh Kline, Elaine de Kooning, Ella Kruglyanskaya, Oliver Laric, Linder, Hew Locke, Sarah Lucas, Lindsey Mendick, Stuart Middleton, Claire Morgan, Zanele Muholi, Bruce Nauman, Shirin Neshat, Chris Ofili, Oliver Osborne, Ewa Pachucka, Anna Park, Philip Pearlstein, Grayson Perry, Man Ray, Paula Rego, Auguste Rodin, Thomas Ruff, Egon Schiele, Thomas Schütte, Benjamin Senior, Cindy Sherman, Alexandria Smith, Kiki Smith, Thomas Struth, Altoon Sultan, Alina Szapocznikow, Sophie Thun, Rebecca Warren, Paloma Varga Weisz, Nicole Wermers, Vicky Wright and David Zink Yi.

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Henry Little

Henry Little is the Director of Fortress House and holds responsibility for the conception and delivery of collection displays, exhibitions, commissions, and acquisitions. He played in a key role in the development of Fortress House, first at The Fine Art Group in London where he led a team across planning and developing the museum’s collection and strategy, before joining as Director in September 2023 when he was appointed to his current role.

He is a published specialist on contemporary art having worked closely with artists, galleries and collections for the past 15 years. As an advisor, he has built international collections for private museums, individuals and companies in America, Europe and Asia. After studying art history at the University of Cambridge and the Courtauld Institute of Art, Henry worked at the Contemporary Art Society, an organisation which acquires on behalf of UK museums. He subsequently co-founded a gallery based in London, Breese Little, organising more than 50 exhibitions including ambitious presentations such as 31 Women, The Science of Imaginary Solutions and Classicicity which achieved critical acclaim.

As an author, Henry has written frequently for Phaidon publications including Vitamin P3, Flying too Close to the Sun, Vitamin T, Great Women Artists and Prime: Art’s Next Generation. His first book, Commercial Galleries: Bricks, Clicks and the Digital Future, was published by Lund Humphries in September 2023.

Gamma Architects

Gamma Architects is an architectural practice based in Gibraltar and Spain, offering sustainable architectural services, together with interior architecture, urban design, and master planning.  Since its establishment in 2009, Gamma has successfully undertaken a wide array of projects, numbering over five hundred, across cultural, residential, commercial, leisure, and civic sectors. The reputation of the studio is underpinned by a passionate commitment to the collaborative aspect of creating architecture and a strong focus on crafting solutions that harmoniously integrate architectural, social, and environmental considerations.  Embracing an open, dynamic, and enjoyable approach to place-making, Gamma’s aim is to create architecture with personality and purpose. It is fundamental to Gamma’s goal to create spaces that are well made, well used and well loved.

Ruth Massias Greenberg is the founder of the practice and has twenty years of experience in leading projects of various scales increasing steadily to projects up to £200m. Ruth has extensive experience in leading projects of various scales. With over ten years of experience in Gibraltar, Ruth offers a collaborative approach to delivering design-focused architectural schemes.

Having worked in the UK, Ruth was involved in the multi-million-pound mixed-use regeneration of the historic market town of Newbury. Ruth also has a keen interest in environmental design and is a GoG registered EPC Assessor as well as one of the founding directors of the NGO, Gibraltar Sustainable Building Group.