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September 2017
Free Exhibition

Swindon in the Frame: The Woodfield Studio, 1915-1939

Tuesday, 19 September | 10.00 am - Saturday, 30 December | 5.00 pm

Between 1915 and 1939, George Woodfield’s camera captured a unique record of Swindon and its people.

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Free Exhibition

Buttonhooks

Tuesday, 19 September | 10.00 am - Saturday, 30 December | 5.00 pm

This special exhibition brings together a remarkable collection belonging to members of The Buttonhook Society.

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November 2017
Free Exhibition

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.

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Free Exhibition

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.

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December 2017
Free Talks

Free lunchtime tour of the Janet Boulton exhibition

Friday, 15 December | 12.30 pm - 1.00 pm

Join our curator for a tour of our new exhibition by artist Janet Boulton. Explore her influences and techniques, and learn more about this fascinating artist.

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January 2018
Free Exhibition

Face the Music: the Winslow Collection of Instruments

10 January 2018 | 10.00 am - 3 March 2018 | 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.

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Free Exhibition

The Euston Road School: Radical Realism

31 January 2018 | 10.00 am - 14 April 2018 | 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.

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April 2018
Free Exhibition

An Uneasy Peace: British Art between the Wars

25 April 2018 | 10.00 am - 1 September 2018 | 5.00 pm

This exhibition explores the British art movements that flourished between the wars. Further information to be announced.

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Free Exhibition

The Phelps Bequest

25 April 2018 | 10.00 am - 1 September 2018 | 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.

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September 2018
Free Exhibition

Art and Conflict: Works from the Swindon Collection

12 September 2018 | 10.00 am - 1 December 2018 | 5.00 pm

Art and Conflict brings together paintings and drawings from the Swindon collection which reflect on war and conflict.

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Free Exhibition

Cicatrix: The Scar of a Healed Wound

12 September 2018 | 10.00 am - 1 December 2018 | 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.

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Free Exhibition

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.

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