What’s On

The Wildlife Art Society International @ Nature in Art
May 26 @ 10:00 am – Jun 3 @ 5:00 pm

The Wildlife Art Society International’s annual exhibition of wildlife art. Around 300 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 will be demonstrating throughout the exhibition.


30 Years of Collecting @ Nature in Art
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – Jul 8 @ 5:00 pm

Since Nature in Art opened its doors to the public in 1988, our unique collection has grown and diversified. This display highlights some of the many wonderful paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures and other items that have been aquired in our first 30 years, an inspiring platform for the three decades to come.

Nature in Art Trust; (c) Nature in Art; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation
Image: Animals Entering Noah’s Ark – Jan van Kessel the Younger

Click HERE to see more images of works from our collection.


Gary Hodges: Love and Protection @ Nature in Art
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – Jul 22 @ 5:00 pm

 A very special exhibition of 42 uniquely embellished prints by the UK’s best known pencil artist, Gary Hodges. All will be auctioned at a special event on 21st July by BBC TV’s James Lewis. All the proceeds to be shared by 5 strategic animal charities and Nature in Art.


Animal, Vegetable, Mineral @ Nature in Art
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm

Curated by Gallery Pangolin, this show is part of our anniversary celebrations – sculptures, prints and drawings by a host of well known artists including Jon Buck, Lynn Chadwick, Terence Coventry, Antony Gormley, Peter Randall-Page and Geoffrey Dashwood. All inspired by the wonders of the natural world.

Cactus Cat by Jon Buck

Lifeline @ NATURE IN ART
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – Aug 27 @ 5:00 pm

** We regret that due to unforeseen circumstances the exhibition will not be available until 15th August. However, Julie Askew will be pleased to talk to visitors on 14th August. **  Discover the Empty Quarters of Oman, the Bedouin people and its endangered wildlife. An expedition team headed by Lifeline artist Julie Askew tell an Arabian tale. See the LIFELINE paintings in the UK for the first time and enjoy the LIFELINE Schools from around the world. See Julie Askew at work every day. On show in the Wallsworth Centre.

Making Memories @ NATURE IN ART
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm

On show in our Wallsworth Centre: Alzheimer’s Society Gloucestershire Art Group celebrate their 10th Anniversary this year. This display is by members of the group who are both people living with dementia and their carers. Art is relaxing, expressive and improves concentration. A variety of mediums are practiced by the group including pottery.

Lace and Nature @ Nature in Art
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm

A fascinating display of both old and contemporary lace from The Lace Guild Museum. Nature in all it’s forms was widely used in lace designs from the early 1600’s. Some lace types enable very naturalistic representations, but a variety of interpretations of flowers, leaves, birds and insects all appear.

Animal, Vegetable Mineral – Celebration Evening @ Nature in Art
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for this unique opportunity to view our current exhibition curated by Gallery Pangolin; Animal, Vegetable, Mineral and meet some of the exhibiting artists too.


Curated by Gallery Pangolin to mark Nature in Art’s 30th Anniversary. Animal, Vegetable, Mineral is a unique selection of work by some of the UK’s best known sculptors. Featuring three-dimensional works in a variety of media as well as unique drawings and limited edition prints, all inspired by the countless wonders of the natural world.

Exhibiting Artists:

Bruce Beasley

Nick Bibby

Jon Buck

Lynn Chadwick

Michael Cooper

Terence Coventry

Geoffrey Dashwood

Steve Dilworth

Abigail Fallis

Sue Freeborough

Antony Gormley

Jonathan Kingdon

Bryan Kneale

Bryony Marshall

Charlotte Mayer

Simon Noble

Eilis O’Connell

Peter Randall-Page

Steve Russell

Almuth Tebbenhoff

Deborah van der Beek


Fosseway Artists @ NATURE IN ART
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm

The Fosseway Artists promote practising artists working in the Cotswolds. This display (their 99th exhibition) includes pastels, oils, watercolours, acrylics, pen and wash, pencil, printmaking and more. Meet members each day. On display in our Wallsworth Centre.

Life, Lines & Illusion @ Nature in Art
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – Oct 21 @ 5:00 pm

Zoologist, illustrator and camouflage expert Hugh B Cott (1900-1987), looked at nature with a naturalist’s curiosity, an artist’s eye and a military mindset. This is a unique exhibition of Cott’s work, highlighting a life of exploration and observation, recorded in drawings, writings and photographs.