What’s on

24 events
  • Sarah Key: Worlds All at Sea Loading...
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    Sarah Key: Worlds All at Sea

    Saturday 18 February - Monday 29 May

    A new body of work on paper initiated during the artist's residency on Cape Cornwall in 2015.

  • Winifred Nicholson: Liberation of Colour Loading...
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    Winifred Nicholson: Liberation of Colour

    Saturday 04 March - Sunday 04 June

    Liberation of Colour explores the art of Winifred Nicholson (1893-1981) renowned for the faux naïve charm and scintillating colours of her flower still lives. 

  • Assunta Del Buono Hawthorn: Spirit, Heart and Landscape Loading...
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    Assunta Del Buono Hawthorn: Spirit, Heart and Landscape

    Saturday 01 April - Sunday 14 May

    A new body of photographic works inspired by thickets and hedgerows, and familiar sightings of hawthorn.

  • The Medieval World In Colour Loading...
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    The Medieval World In Colour

    Saturday 01 April - Sunday 18 June

    Explore the medieval world through the colours used and encountered in everyday life. Illuminating the medieval world in a rich spectrum, this unique temporary exhibition paints the vibrant twin worlds of secular and religious life.

  • Threads of Empire Loading...
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    Threads of Empire

    Thursday 13 April - Sunday 20 August

    This exhibition explores the rise of the British Empire in India between 1740 and 1840.

  • Make a Decorative Vase Loading...
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    Make a Decorative Vase

    Sunday 23 April - Sunday 07 May

    In this 2 day course participants will be working under the expert guidance of Kit Anderson to create a small ceramic vase and tile, inspired by the bouquets of flowers in the Liberating Colour exhibition by Winifred Nicholson. 

  • GALLERY TOURS Winifred Nicholson- Fully Booked Loading...
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    GALLERY TOURS Winifred Nicholson- Fully Booked

    Friday 12 May

    All of our lectures and talks are free but please book in advance by calling the Box Office on 0115 846 7777.

  • Art Into Words - Using Exhibitions To Inspire New Loading...
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    Art Into Words - Using Exhibitions To Inspire New

    Saturday 13 May

    Writer Clare Harvey will help participants use Winifred Nicholson's paintings to inspire new writing. 

  • Mono Screenprints Loading...
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    Mono Screenprints

    Sunday 14 May

    A silkscreen day course 

  • Hook A Rug Loading...
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    Hook A Rug

    Sunday 14 May

    Join experienced Rug Hooking artist Cilla Cameron to learn about this versatile craft. 

  • Lunchtime Talk - Clothing the Other: Fashion and the British Empire in India Loading...
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    Lunchtime Talk - Clothing the Other: Fashion and the British Empire in India

    Thursday 18 May

    In this talk, Ibtisam Ahmed looks at the role of clothing in defining and enforcing British rule in India.

  • Wheee! Puppets and Masks Loading...
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    Wheee! Puppets and Masks

    Saturday 20 May - Sunday 02 July

    by Alison Duddle: A fascinating exhibition of objects and puppets many of which have been used by the renowned company Horse & Bamboo in recent productions.