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Pioneers: Highlights from the Swindon Collection of Studio Ceramics

28 November 2017 | 10.00 am - 10 March 2018 | 5.00 pm
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.

Janet Boulton: Watercolours

29 November 2017 | 10.00 am - 20 January 2018 | 5.00 pm
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.

Paper: Drawings, prints and works on paper from the Swindon Collection

29 November 2017 | 10.00 am - 14 April 2018 | 5.00 pm
Works on paper are some of the most fascinating examples of modern art. This exhibition features drawings, watercolours and prints by modern and contemporary artists and demonstrates the huge range of effects that can be created using paper and imagination.

Face the Music: the Winslow Collection of Instruments

Wednesday, 10 January | 10.00 am - Saturday, 3 March | 5.00 pm
In the early 20th century, Mr F Winslow of Swindon gave his collection of musical instruments to Swindon museum. The collection included historic and modern instruments from Britain and the rest of the world.

The Euston Road School: Radical Realism

Wednesday, 31 January | 10.00 am - Saturday, 14 April | 5.00 pm
Between 1937 and 1939, the artists of the Euston Road School created rejected abstraction in favour of realist art and everyday subjects.

Archaeology Gallery Closure – Gallery Refresh

Saturday, 17 February | 5.00 pm - Tuesday, 3 April | 10.00 am
A gallery refresh will be undertaken in the Archaeology Gallery from 5pm on Saturday 17th February.  The Gallery will re-open on Tuesday 3rd April.

A Century of Community Life in Eastcott

Wednesday, 14 March | 10.00 am - Saturday, 5 May | 5.00 pm
Eastcott is one of the most historically rich areas of Swindon, with a proud history of community organisations and celebrations. This exhibition by Eastcott Community Organisation shares and celebrates their project exploring Eastcott’s heritage.

Art Gallery Closed – Exhibition Changeover

Saturday, 14 April | 5.00 pm - Wednesday, 25 April | 10.00 am
The Art Gallery will be closed from 5pm on Saturday 14 April and will re-open on Wednesday 25 April

An Uneasy Peace: British Art between the Wars

Wednesday, 25 April | 10.00 am - Saturday, 1 September | 5.00 pm
Innovation and tradition, harmony and tension: the interwar period was an important time for modern British art.

The Phelps Bequest

Wednesday, 25 April | 10.00 am - Saturday, 1 September | 5.00 pm
This exhibition brings together some of the paintings, drawings and prints given to Swindon Museum and Art Gallery by local man Fred Phelps, during the 1940s and 1950s.

Art Gallery Closure: Exhibition Changeover

Saturday, 1 September | 5.00 pm - Wednesday, 12 September | 10.00 am
From 5pm on Saturday 1 September – Wednesday 12 September 2018.  Re-opening on Wednesday 12 September with Cicatrix: The Scar of  Healed Wound and Art and Conflict: Works from the Swindon Collection. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Art and Conflict: Works from the Swindon Collection

Wednesday, 12 September | 10.00 am - Saturday, 1 December | 5.00 pm
Art and Conflict brings together paintings and drawings from the Swindon collection which reflect on war and conflict.

Cicatrix: The Scar of a Healed Wound

Wednesday, 12 September | 10.00 am - Saturday, 1 December | 5.00 pm
Cicatrix (meaning: the scar of a healed wound) is a centenary project which reflects the story of Wiltshire during World War I. It is a contemporary art exhibition incorporating installation, drawing and films, by Prudence Maltby, Susan Francis and Henny Burnett.

The Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry: A History

19 September 2018 | 10.00 am - 5 January 2019 | 5.00 pm
The Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry was founded in 1794 to help protect the county during the Napoleonic Wars. Today it lives on as part of the Royal Wessex Yeomanry.

Art Gallery Closure – Exhibition Changeover

Saturday, 1 December | 5.00 pm - Wednesday, 12 December | 10.00 am
From 5pm on Saturday 2 December –Wednesday 12 December.  New exhibition details to follow soon. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
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