Nature in Art Museum and Art Gallery

Nature in Art has now re-opened.    We look forward to welcoming you.

(To be certain that you can visit at your preferred time, it is best to book in advance. However, we accept unbooked visits, so just come to reception and if we are within our number limits you will be most welcome to visit without delay. We are currently taking on-line bookings for visits up to the end of September) 


Currently our reduced opening hours are:                  Fri – Sun 10am – 4pm                                                      From July 29th:   Thurs – Sun 10am – 4pm                             Our Hayward Coffee shop is open during museum hours (available to book separately)                                                   To keep people safe, after July 19th we will still be restricting numbers and will require staff and visitors to wear masks inside the building

We will return to our usual hours, Tue – Sun 10am – 5pm & B.Hols, as soon as we can                                                         Find us 2m north of Gloucester on A38                 SatNav Postcode: GL2 9PG                                                     Follow the official Nature in Art brown tourism signs

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.

Events and exhibitions


    • Special Exhibition:  June 11th – July 25th: ‘Take-Off’, a celebration of birds in paintings, drawings, original prints and sculpture. LAST WEEK OF THIS SHOW!

COMING UP:  A Brush with Light by Anthony Gibbs and Nature’s Beauty Wildlife Auction.  Details here

During August there will be opportunities to see artists at work or to talk to artists. See the programme here

Nature in Art has no ongoing or guaranteed public or private funding and relies on its activities and visitors to maintain its vibrant programme of events, collections and buildings. If you would like to contribute to our Covid-19 Resilience Fund, please visit our page at thebiggive. Thank you. For further details of how you can support Nature in Art, please click here.

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