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July 2017
Free Exhibition

Paint Me This Way! An exhibition of portraits by Susan Carr

Wednesday, 12 July | 10.00 am - Saturday, 9 September | 5.00 pm

This exhibition shows how portraiture can be used to help individuals rediscover and celebrate their identity, even when facing the greatest challenges. It comprises 29 painted portraits, 6 sculptures and 80 collages, all designed collaboratively with 7 patients living with severe illness.

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Free Exhibition

The Contemporary Art Society and the Swindon Collection

Wednesday, 19 July | 10.00 am - Saturday, 26 August | 5.00 pm

Since 1947, the Contemporary Art Society has gifted more than 30 works of art to Swindon Museum and Art Gallery. This exhibition showcases their support and generosity by displaying a selection of these works.

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August 2017
Free Talks

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. 

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Drop-in Workshop – Mummy Mania at the Museum

Thursday, 24 August | 10.00 am - 12.30 pm

Ever fancied making your own dancing mummy?

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Free Talks

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.

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Drop-in Workshop – In the Frame

Thursday, 31 August | 10.00 am - 12.30 pm

Be inspired by the art on display in the art gallery to create your very own  piece of art!

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September 2017
Free Talks

FREE Lunchtime Talk – The Blind Spot

Wednesday, 6 September | 12.30 pm - 1.00 pm

Join our Curator for a tour of this brand new exhibition, The Blind Spot by Cathy Lomax. Discover more about this talented and exciting artist and ask any questions you have about the works on display.

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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 Talks

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.

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October 2017
Free Talks

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.

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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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