Nature in Art Gallery and Museum

Welcome to Nature in Art, the world’s first museum and art gallery dedicated to fine, decorative and applied art inspired by nature.

Our unrivalled collection is housed in a fine Georgian mansion, featured in Simon Jenkins’s book ‘England’s 1000 Best Houses’, just outside the famous cathedral city of Gloucester.

This website gives you a glimpse of Nature in Art, its collections and exhibitions, and the extensive programme of events and activities that take place throughout the year.

Opening Times: Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 5pm
plus Good Friday and Bank Holiday Mondays
 Closed Dec 24-26

Special Exhibitions

July 26th – September 4th

ASPECTS OF TUNNICLIFFE   A unique selection of work by Charles Tunnicliffe (1901 – 1979) who was described by Sir Peter Scott as ‘the greatest wildlife artist of the twentieth century’. Organised in association with the Charles Tunnicliffe Society, the exhibition includes work from public and private collections and pieces never previously displayed in public.

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Nature in ArtJuly 30th, 2016 at 8:14am
Summer is here??? Anywhere here at Nature in Art we believe it is! We have been so busy with all our fantastic activities for children it makes every day seem sunny !

Here’s a reminder of what we have on offer next week;

Tues 2nd Aug – Paper Making: A very messy activity but one that is a lot of fun and will enable you to learn how to make homemade paper again and again at home

Wed 3rd Aug – Fingerprint Doodles: Using specialist coloured inks children will be shown how to create their own unique animals and scenery. They’ll be amazed at what they can do

Thurs 4th Aug – Origami with Tony O’Hare: Tony O’Hare is a member of the British Origami Society. He has appeared on TV on Kirsty’s Handmade Britain and Harry Hill’s TV Burp amongst others. Learn how to make jumping frogs, pecking swans, flapping birds, flowers and much more

Fri 5th Aug – Sun Printing: Using sun sensitive paper children will explore the process of making images using all sorts of materials to create a sun print picture full of magic. Do not worry if it is raining we can still do this activity in artificial light.

All activities must be booked online at http://natureinart.org.uk/discovery-zone-at-nature-in-art/booking-an-activity-day-at-nature-in-art/
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Nature in ArtJuly 30th, 2016 at 8:14am
Hey, here at Nature in Art we sometime like to show off !
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Nature in ArtJuly 30th, 2016 at 8:14am
This week, from Tuesday to Sunday (10am-5pm) our artist in residence is Jenny Reynish. Jenny is as a freelance illustrator, having produced illustrations for various publishers of books and magazines in the UK and USA, as well as card designs.
Much of the inspiration for her work is drawn from things seen and experienced while travelling; as well as from the imagination.
You can see more of her work at:
http://www.magiccarpetpics.co.uk/index.htm
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Nature in ArtJuly 30th, 2016 at 8:14am
Its Friday! Its summertime (presumably) Finish work early and come and see Clive Meredith out wonderful wildlife painter. He is here until Sunday
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Nature in Art added 2 new photos.July 30th, 2016 at 8:14am
This weekend come and visit our 2 very individual artists in residence who just happen to be father and daughter, Roger and Holly Brooks.
Roger is a skilled craftsman and maker of carved wooden fish, whilst Holly makes exquisitely detailed prints and drawings as well as being our star on the BBC’s Countryfile programme shown earlier this year.
They are here Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th July , 10am – 5pm
www.rogerbrookes.com
www.hollybrookesart.co.uk
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Artists in Residence This Week

July 26th – 29th: Meet botanical artist Ann Swan

July 26th – 31st: Meet woodcarver Peter Walwin and metal worker Clare Robertson

 

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