Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Abbot Hall Art Gallery
Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5AL
  • Telephone 01539 722464
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  • Website www.abbothall.org.uk

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There are 6 events at this location

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Crawl At The Hall (Ages 2-5)

Interactive and creative sessions for pre-schoolers led by artists Hannah Fox and Rachel Kelly.

Sat 10 Dec

£3 accompanying adult, plus adm £6.35, mems/under 16s free / 01539 722464

Sat 17 Dec

£3 accompanying adult, plus adm £6.35, mems/under 16s free / 01539 722464

Sat 24 Dec

£3 accompanying adult, plus adm £6.35, mems/under 16s free / 01539 722464

George Romney

On display in the Georgian interiors downstairs at Abbot Hall is a selection of works by George Romney (1734-1802), one of the greatest of all eighteenth-century portrait painters. Starting in the Dining Room, Romney's early career in Kendal is described through paintings that show him developing his style and growing in…

Wed 7 Dec

Free, plus adm £6.35, mems/under 16s free / 01539 722464

Thu 8 Dec

Free, plus adm £6.35, mems/under 16s free / 01539 722464

Fri 9 Dec

Free, plus adm £6.35, mems/under 16s free / 01539 722464

…and 7 more dates until 17 Dec

Insights At Abbot Hall: Talk

A 20-minute talk about the history of the Gallery, one of the artworks on display, or a tour of the exhibition.

Mon 12 Dec

Free, plus adm £1 to Mar 10, then £6.35 till Dec 17 / 01539 722464

Mon 19 Dec

Free, plus adm £1 to Mar 10, then £6.35 till Dec 17 / 01539 722464

Kurt Schwitters

A permanent display of works by the 20th-century German refugee artist, who spent the last years of his life in the Lake District and is buried in Ambleside.

Wed 7 Dec

Free plus adm £1, Mar 11-Dec 17 Mon-Sat free, plus adm £6.35, under 16s/mems free / 01539 722464

Thu 8 Dec

Free plus adm £1, Mar 11-Dec 17 Mon-Sat free, plus adm £6.35, under 16s/mems free / 01539 722464

Fri 9 Dec

Free plus adm £1, Mar 11-Dec 17 Mon-Sat free, plus adm £6.35, under 16s/mems free / 01539 722464

…and 7 more dates until 17 Dec

Paul Jenkins (1923 - 2012)

Employing an unorthodox approach to paint application, Paul Jenkins is as much identified with the process of controlled paint-pouring and canvas manipulation as with the gem-like veils of transparent and translucent colour which have defined his work since the late 1950s.

Wed 7 Dec

Free / 01539 722464

Thu 8 Dec

Free / 01539 722464

Fri 9 Dec

Free / 01539 722464

…and 8 more dates until 17 Dec

People On Paper

Artists have been drawing the human figure for centuries. This exhibition brings together some of the finest examples from the Arts Council Collection, featuring artists including Charles Avery, Frank Auerbach, Martin Bloch, Peter Blake, John Braby, John Craxton, Peter de Francia, Lucian Freud and many more.

Wed 7 Dec

Free / 01539 722464

Thu 8 Dec

Free / 01539 722464

Fri 9 Dec

Free / 01539 722464

…and 7 more dates until 17 Dec

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