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Fractures: Texture and Fragility in Modern Ceramics

Wednesday, 1 August | 11.00 am - Saturday, 24 November | 4.30 pm
Porcelain is used to create some of the world’s most beautiful, versatile and fragile ceramics. It has traditionally been used to create the finest dinner and tea services as it can be richly decorated and can withstand high temperatures.

Art and Conflict: Works from the Swindon Collection

Wednesday, 12 September | 11.00 am - Saturday, 1 December | 4.30 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 | 11.00 am - Saturday, 1 December | 4.30 pm
Cicatrix is a centenary project which reflects the story of Wiltshire during World War I. It is a contemporary art exhibition  by Prudence Maltby, Susan Francis and Henny Burnett

The Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry: A History

19 September 2018 | 11.00 am - 19 January 2019 | 4.30 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.  This exhibition explores the regiment’s rich history

Japan: Exploring eastern influences in the Swindon Ceramic Collection

28 November 2018 | 11.00 am - 2 March 2019 | 4.30 pm
From soft celadon glazes to smoking raku firing, this exhibition will explore the impact of Japan on Swindon’s  collection of ceramic art.

Art Gallery Closure – Exhibition Changeover

Saturday, 1 December | 4.30 pm - Wednesday, 12 December | 11.00 am
From 5pm on Saturday 2 December –Wednesday 12 December.  New exhibition details to follow soon. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

This Woman’s Work: Female Artists in the Swindon Collection

19 January 2019 | 11.00 am - 16 March 2019 | 4.30 pm
This exhibition explores the work of female artists in the Swindon Collection and includes paintings and drawings by Gwen John, Mary Fedden, Gillian Ayres, Nicola Tyson and Sylvia Gosse.

Animals: Seven Swindon Stories

29 January 2019 | 11.00 am - 25 May 2019 | 4.30 pm
Explore Swindon’s history through the lives of seven of the town’s most famous animal inhabitants. From Bruce the Collecting Dog and the Coate Water roach, to Mr Higginbotham’s snails and Swindon’s sporting robins

Out of the Box: An exhibition of paintings by David Bent

26 March 2019 | 11.00 am - 1 June 2019 | 4.30 pm
This exhibition brings together a diverse selection of paintings by the artist David Bent. It includes geometric landscapes, intricate photographic collages, and paintings which tackle major contemporary social issues.

Artist and Model: Portraits, Self-Portraits and Figure Studies from the Swindon Collection

26 March 2019 | 11.00 am - 20 July 2019 | 4.30 pm
The relationship between artist and model is one of the most powerful dynamics in art. This exhibition explores that relationship through a series of portraits and figure studies, examining both artist and sitter.

Martin Froy: Abstracts

11 June 2019 | 11.00 am - 20 July 2019 | 4.30 pm
This small exhibition celebrates Martin Froy’s 1960s abstract paintings and works on paper. These intense, colourful paintings are an excellent introduction to the work of this important artist, and show his contribution the development of abstract art in Britain.

Connections: An Exhibition by group 7

30 July 2019 | 11.00 am - 7 September 2019 | 4.30 pm
This group exhibition brings together the artists of group 7, who have a strong commitment to the media of drawing, painting and printmaking.
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