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An Uphill Struggle with Michael Sandle RA

Thursday, 27 July | 7.30 pm - 8.30 pm
Award-winning sculptor Michael Sandle RA has worked in museums around the world, including the Metropolitan in New York and the British Museum.  

FREE Lunchtime Talk – The Lie of the Land

Friday, 28 July | 12.30 pm - 1.00 pm
Join our curator for an informal tour of our new exhibition, The Lie of the Land.  Discover our wonderful collection and learn more about how modern artists depict the landscape.

FREE Lunchtime Talk – Contemporary Art Society

Friday, 11 August | 12.30 pm - 1.00 pm
Join our curator for an informal tour of our Contemporary Art Society (CAS) exhibition.  Discover how CAS has helped Swindon’s collection and the way they continue to help museums across Britain.

FREE Lunchtime Family Tour – Peter Burgess

Friday, 18 August | 12.30 pm - 1.00 pm
Join this special family-friendly and hands-on tour with Sophie Cummings to learn about our wonderful ceramics collection. 

FREE Lunchtime Talk – The Lie of the Land

Friday, 25 August | 12.30 pm - 1.00 pm
Join our curator for an informal tour of our new exhibition, The Lie of the Land.  Discover our wonderful collection and learn more about how modern artists depict the landscape.

Picasso’s Linocuts: A Late Flowering with Peter Davies

Thursday, 31 August | 7.30 pm - 8.30 pm
In this intriguing talk, Peter Davies will discuss Pablo Picasso’s work with linocuts; a fascinating yet often overlooked aspect of the artist’s oeuvre.  

Free Lunchtime Talk – ‘Paint me this way!’

Friday, 1 September | 12.30 pm - 1.00 pm
Join Dr Susan Carr for a free and informal tour of her portrait exhibition ‘Paint me this way!’.  

FREE Lunchtime Talk – Cathy Lomax

Wednesday, 6 September | 12.30 pm - 1.00 pm
Join our tour of this brand new exhibition to discover more about this talented and exciting artist and ask any questions you have about the works on display.

The Blind Spot: A Talk by Cathy Lomax

Thursday, 28 September | 7.30 pm - 8.30 pm
In September 2017, Cathy Lomax brings her exciting exhibition ‘The Blind Spot’ to Swindon Museum and Art Gallery.  

FREE Lunchtime Talk – The Lie of the Land and Contemporary Art Society

Friday, 29 September | 12.30 pm - 1.00 pm
Join our curator for an informal tour of our three current exhibitions and learn more about the works on display.

FREE Lunchtime Talk – Peter Waldron

Wednesday, 11 October | 12.30 pm - 1.00 pm
Join our tour of this brand new exhibition to discover more about this important abstract artist and ask any questions you have about the works on display.

Peter Waldron: My Journey So Far

Thursday, 26 October | 7.30 pm - 8.30 pm
Swindon-born artist Peter Waldron is known for his bold paintings inspired by the rhythm, colour and energy of natural forms.

Friends of SM&AG AGM and Social

Thursday, 9 November | 7.30 pm - 8.30 pm
Come along to the annual Friends AGM and Social.  This year, Rod Hebden will be joining us to update on developments with the new Swindon Museum and Art Gallery bid.  

Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site:  Managing a globally important site in a local context by Sarah Simmonds

Thursday, 23 November | 7.30 pm - 8.30 pm
Discover more about Stonehenge and Avebury in this fascinating talk by Sarah Simmonds. 

A Seeming Diversity: Sophie Cummings in conversation with Janet Boulton

Thursday, 14 December | 7.30 pm - 8.30 pm
Join Janet Boulton and Sophie Cummings for a revealing “in conversation”, alongside Boulton’s exhibition at Swindon Museum and Art Gallery.  
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