Rugby Art Gallery And Museum

Rugby Art Gallery And Museum
Little Elborow Street, Rugby, West Midlands, CV21 3BZ
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About Face: Free Tours

Free informal exhibition tours of About Face every Saturday at 11 am. This Spring Rugby's renowned collection of 20th century and contemporary British art is being exhibited and curated around the theme of portraits. Telling the story of some of the artists within the Rugby collection with help from loans from The…

Sat 26 May

Free / 01788 533201

  • 11:00

Sat 2 Jun

Free / 01788 533201

  • 11:00

Sat 9 Jun

Free / 01788 533201

  • 11:00

Sat 16 Jun

Free / 01788 533201

  • 11:00

About Face: Portraits From The National Portrait Gallery, The Lowry And Rugby Collection

Rugby has a large and nationally renowned collection of 20th century and contemporary British art. Each year items are exhibited and curated around a theme and this year it is the turn of portraits - especially self-portraits. On-loan works by Lucian Freud, Edward Bawden, Eduardo Paolozzi and LS Lowry (pictured) feature…

Tue 22 May

Free / 01788 533201

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 23 May

Free / 01788 533201

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 24 May

Free / 01788 533201

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 18 more dates until 16 Jun

Headliners: Charting their Own Course by Conny Bailey

Our final talk in this series looks at some of the artists represented in the About Face exhibition who have made significant contributions to British art history while following their own style and inspiration. Art Lecture Series accompanying the exhibition: About Face: Portraits from the National Portrait Gallery, The…

Sat 26 May

£4 / 01788 533201

  • 11:00 – 13:00

In Conversation With… 2017 Turner Prize Winner Lubaina Himid And Claudette Johnson

To complement the About Face exhibition, two artists talk about their work. Lubiana Humid, Professor of Contemporary Art at the University Of Central Lancashire, makes paintings, prints, drawings and installations which celebrate black creativity and the people of the African diaspora. Claudette Johnson is also a leading…

Fri 25 May

£5 / 01788 533201

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Rural Rugby

This small but evocative exhibition features objects from the Museum's social history collection reflecting rural life in the Borough. The display includes farm tools on loan from Marton Museum Of Country Bygones, a unique private collection which has only recently been fully catalogued.

Tue 22 May

Free / 01788 533201

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 23 May

Free / 01788 533201

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 24 May

Free / 01788 533201

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 64 more dates until 1 Sep

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