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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

12 September 2018 | 11.00 am - 19 January 2019 | 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 – Private Event

Wednesday, 28 November | 2.00 pm - 4.30 pm
The Art Gallery will be closed for a private event on Wednesday 28th November, from 2pm – 4.30pm. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Art Gallery Closure – Exhibition Changeover

Saturday, 1 December | 4.30 pm - Wednesday, 12 December | 11.00 am
From 4.30pm on Saturday 1 December  and reopens at 11am on Tuesday 11 December with new exhibition, Collective.  This is an Open Art exhibition and is a first for Swindon Museum and Art Gallery.  Find out more here. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Collective – An Open Art Exhibition

11 December 2018 | 11.00 am - 5 January 2019 | 4.30 pm
An exciting Open Art Exhibition – Collective – is coming to our Old Town venue in December 2018.

Art Gallery Closure – Exhibition Changeover

5 January 2019 | 4.30 pm - 12 January 2019 | 4.30 pm
From 4.30pm on Saturday 5 January and reopens at 11am on Tuesday 15 January with new exhibition, Gifted.  Find out more here. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Gifted! How gifts and generosity have shaped the Swindon Collection of Modern British Art

16 January 2019 | 11.00 am - 16 March 2019 | 4.30 pm
Gifted! explores the gifts, bequests and donations that have helped establish Swindon’s collection as one of the most important collections of modern British art outside London.

Art Gallery Closure – Exhibition Changeover

26 January 2019 | 4.30 pm - 29 January 2019 | 4.30 pm
From Saturday 26th January at 4.30pm, the Art Gallery will be closed for a partial exhibition changeover.  This Woman’s Work will open on Wednesday 30th January at 11am.  Find out more on this exhibition here. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Animals: Seven Swindon Stories

29 January 2019 | 11.00 am - 11 May 2019 | 4.30 pm
Explore Swindon’s history through the lives of seven of the town’s most famous animal inhabitants.

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

30 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.

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.
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