The Wilson gallery came into being in 1899, when former MP for Cheltenham, Lord de Ferrieres, donated 43 paintings together with a donation towards somewhere to house them.
A significant renovation took place in 2013, with new gallery space across four floors allowing temporary exhibitions, touring shows and more displays from the permanent collections.
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Events at this venue
There are 6 events at this location
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Art Explorers After School Club
After school club for kids interested in art. They get to try painting, drawing, print making, 3D sculpture, origami, felt making, mixed media collage and lots more.
Wed 21 Mar
Wed 28 Mar
Wed 18 Apr
Children must be accompanied by an adult. 11am – 1pm Our monthly family Arty Sundays are the perfect way for you and your little ones to explore your creative side. Each session follows a theme and offers new and tactile processes or ‘makes’ to try, led by our experienced artist-practitioner. Activities are…
Sun 25 Mar
Sun 29 Apr
Sun 27 May
Guided Tour of the Arts & Crafts Movement Gallery
A guided tour of the collection.
Thu 22 Mar
Sat 31 Mar
Thu 5 Apr
The Guided Tour of The Wilson
A tour of the gallery's collections.
Sat 24 Mar
Thu 29 Mar
Sat 7 Apr
Monoprint: A Kid's Workshop
Join us for an exciting and exclusive monoprinting workshop for young artists this Easter. Get creative and learn about the process under the guidance of our creative practitioner, to make your own mini masterpieces full of colour and style. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting paint on. Materials supplied.
Wednesday Crafty Fun: Drop-in for All The Family
Ideal for all the family. Each of these holiday drop-in sessions has a different craft process or activity to learn, along with painting and drawing animals and artefacts from the museum collection. Suitable for a variety of skill levels and tactile for the young artists. Be prepared to get involved and messy! Drop…