What’s On

Feb
25
Tue
Wallsworth Art Group @ NOT ON SHOW FEBRUARY 26th
Feb 25 – Mar 1 all-day

See a selection of work by the museum art group. On show in the Atrium of our Education Centre.

Apr
7
Tue
Gordano Textile Artists: Nature’s Messages POSTPONED
Apr 7 – Apr 19 all-day

WE ARE VERY SORRY THAT DUE TO CORONAVIRUS THIS EXHIBITION HAS HAD TO BE POSTPONED. WE WILL PUBLISH THE NEW DATES AS SOON AS THEY ARE AVAILABLE
Diverse responses by 11 artists to the natural world. While some are environmental warnings or calls to action, others include threats to endangered species, the damage caused by fracking, the preciousness of the air we breathe,the remarkable way trees and fungi connect and signals given by the markings of animals.

Hit List POSTPONED
Apr 7 – May 10 all-day

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To coincide with Earth Day, see exhibits throughout the museum exploring the theme of extinction. With a gallery of works by Tom Van Herrewege reminding us of the diversity being lost, go on to see other paintings, drawings and sculpture depicting species that already are, or one day, may not be with us anymore.

May
5
Tue
British Woodcarvers Association: Power of Nature POSTPONED
May 5 – May 17 all-day

WE ARE VERY SORRY THAT DUE TO CORONAVIRUS THIS EXHIBITION HAS HAD TO BE POSTPONED. WE WILL PUBLISH THE NEW DATES AS SOON AS THEY ARE AVAILABLE

A collection of works by members of the British Woodcarvers Association who are carrying on a tradition that throughout history and across the world has been an important part of man’s creative endeavour. See a broad range of nature inspired work, using a variety of woods and techniques. Meet members most days.

May
23
Sat
The Wildlife Art Society International POSTPONED
May 23 – May 31 all-day

WE ARE VERY SORRY THAT DUE TO CORONAVIRUS THIS EXHIBITION HAS HAD TO BE POSTPONED. HOWEVER, IT WILL BE AVAILABLE ON LINE. GO TO www.twasi.com DURING THE EXHIBITION DATES

The Wildlife Art Society International’s annual exhibition of wildlife art. Around 350 paintings, drawings, original prints,photographs and sculptures by professional and part-time members of this active organisation will be on display, the majority for sale. Members demonstrating every day.

Jun
2
Tue
Seeing Red POSTPONED
Jun 2 – Jul 19 all-day

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A celebration of the colour red, one of the first colours used by artists dating back to prehistory. From orange tinges to deep wine hues, red is all around us. We see it in birds and beetles, leaves and fruits, lava and sunsets, and throughout history it has held significance for cultures around the world.

Jul
21
Tue
Anthony Gibbs: A Brush with Light
Jul 21 – Sep 6 all-day

Anthony Gibbs is at the forefront of wildlife art in the UK. His extreme attention to detail whilst never losing the life of the subject, and his portrayal of textures and the play of light have made his work eagerly collected. This stunning display embraces new works together with iconic ones from years past.

Sep
3
Thu
UK Colour Pencil Society
Sep 3 – Sep 20 all-day

 

WE ARE VERY SORRY THAT DUE TO CORONAVIRUS THIS EXHIBITION HAS HAD TO BE POSTPONED.

A stunning selection of works by members of the UK Colour Pencil Society who, for this annual exhibition, are focusing on the natural world. Expect a wide range of interpretations from the traditional to new and fresh ways of depicting nature.

Nov
13
Fri
British Wildlife Photography Awards 10th Anniversary Retrospective
Nov 13 2020 @ 10:00 am – Jan 10 2021 @ 4:00 pm

 

WE ARE VERY SORRY THAT DUE TO CORONAVIRUS THIS EXHIBITION HAS HAD TO BE DELAYED. WE WILL PUBLISH THE NEW DATES AS SOON AS THEY ARE AVAILABLE.

A stunning display of over 100 images selected from the first 10 years of the renowned British Wildlife Photography Awards. This decade of annual competitions has brought together the very best nature photography in a unique legacy captured by thousands of dedicated and talented photographers which has reached millions each year through exhibitions, books and exceptional media coverage. An exhibition not to be missed.

Light in the Darkness
Nov 13 @ 10:00 am – Nov 29 @ 4:00 pm

 

WE ARE VERY SORRY THAT DUE TO CORONAVIRUS THIS EXHIBITION HAS HAD TO BE DELAYED. WE WILL PUBLISH THE NEW DATES AS SOON AS THEY ARE AVAILABLE.

‘Light in the Darkness’ is an exhibition of artwork by clients of The Independence Trust and will be on display in our Education Centre. They have promised a wonderful array of media including sculpture, poetry, collage , wycinanki, pastels, oil and acrylic paintings, much of which was created during the difficult lockdown period of Covid–19. Together, they symbolise the different shades of light and dark an individual can feel living with a mental health diagnosis.  There will also be a Covid safe ‘Virtual Reality’ experience and a chance to buy handmade, original crafts for Christmas.

Independence Trust is a registered charity to support adults with mental illness throughout the county of Gloucestershire. They run a triage, assessment and recovery service for clients referred in by GP’s, Mental Health Services or self-referrals. Their remit is to provide social inclusion to individuals suffering with a severe MH diagnosis. This can involve one to one support into training, education, volunteering or employment, signposting and participation in their peer group activities.

OPEN: Friday – Sunday 10am – 5pm