Swindon Museum and Art Gallery

Swindon Museum and Art Gallery
Bath Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 4BA
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Cathy Lomax: The British Painting Prize

Cathy Lomax's work is a contemporary and personal exploration of popular culture, beauty, celebrity and identity. Her projects have included an ongoing Film Diary, 'Mock Tudor' inspired by the art of Hans Holbein, and American Tan, which explores Hollywood glamour. In 2016, Lomax won the inaugural Contemporary British…

Wed 6 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 7 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 8 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 15 more dates until 30 Sep

The Contemporary Art Society and the Swindon Collection

Works which have been gifted to Swindon Museum And Art Gallery including abstract paintings by Gillian Ayres, Terry Frost and Roger Hilton, alongside important modernist works by Richard Hamilton and John Nash.

Tue 22 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 23 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 24 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 26 Aug

Janet Boulton: Watercolours

Janet Boulton is internationally known for her watercolours and paper relief works, but few know of her connections to Swindon. This exhibition celebrates her works on paper and will include paintings inspired by music, still life and gardens. Boulton was born in Swindon. After art school, she returned to the town and…

Wed 29 Nov

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 30 Nov

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 1 Dec

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 36 more dates until 20 Jan 2018

The Lie Of The Land: Exploring Modern British Landscapes From The Swindon Collection

Paintings, drawings, prints and photography, dating from the 1920s to the present day including modern landscape paintings by Christopher Nevinson, Roger Fry, Vanessa Bell and Mary Fedden.

Tue 22 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 23 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 24 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 62 more dates until 18 Nov

Paint Me This Way! An Exhibition Of Portraits By Susan Carr

A display of 29 painted portraits, six sculptures and 80 collages, designed collaboratively with seven patients living with severe illness.

Tue 22 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 23 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 24 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 12 more dates until 9 Sep

Peter Burgess: A Celebration

Some of Swindon's earliest and most important ceramic acquisitions including work by Hans Coper, Lucy Rie, Katharine Pleydell-Bouverie and Ray Finch.

Tue 22 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 23 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 24 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 62 more dates until 18 Nov

Peter Waldron: Odyssey

Peter Waldron's bold, abstract paintings are inspired by the rhythm, colour and energy of natural forms. This exhibition explores the artist's life and career to date and brings together a selection of his paintings and drawings. Waldron was born in Swindon in 1941. After training as a mechanical engineer, he attended…

Wed 11 Oct

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 12 Oct

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 13 Oct

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 26 more dates until 18 Nov

Pioneers: Highlights From The Swindon Collection Of Studio Ceramics

From Bernard Leach to Grayson Perry, this exhibition celebrates the ceramic artists who broke the mould. Bringing together the most significant modern and contemporary ceramic artists in our collection, it highlights the diversity and excitement of ceramics. Beginning with Bernard Leach and his role as the father of…

Tue 28 Nov

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 29 Nov

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 30 Nov

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 67 more dates until 10 Mar 2018

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