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January 2019
Free Exhibition

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

Tuesday, 15 January | 11.00 am - Saturday, 16 March | 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.

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Free Exhibition

Art Gallery Closure – Exhibition Changeover

Saturday, 19 January | 4.30 pm - Thursday, 24 January | 11.00 am

From Saturday 19th January at 4.30pm, the Art Gallery will be closed for a partial exhibition changeover.  This Woman’s Work will open on Wednesday 24th January at 11am.  Find out more on this exhibition here. Apologies for any inconvenience.

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Free Exhibition

Ground Floor Temporary Galleries Closed – Exhibition Changeover

Saturday, 19 January | 4.30 pm - Tuesday, 29 January | 11.00 am

The two front Ground Floor temporary exhibition galleries will be closed from 4.30pm on Saturday 19 January for exhibition changeover. 

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Free Exhibition

Animals: Seven Swindon Stories

Tuesday, 29 January | 11.00 am - Saturday, 11 May | 4.30 pm

Explore Swindon’s history through the lives of seven of the town’s most famous animal inhabitants.

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February 2019
Free Talks

Free lunchtime talk on Swindon’s ceramics collection

Friday, 8 February | 12.30 pm - 1.00 pm

Join our curator for a free introduction to Swindon’s collection of studio ceramics, with a special focus on our current exhibition

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Family Drop-in Workshop – Dancing Dragons

Saturday, 9 February | 11.00 am - 3.00 pm

Come celebrate Chinese New Year by making a dancing dragon and bring good luck to the Year of the Pig!

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Family Drop-In Workshop – Lucky Lanterns

Saturday, 16 February | 11.00 am - 3.00 pm

Every Chinese New Year, people celebrate the Lantern Festival.  Join us in making a lantern and bring good luck to your new year!

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Family Drop-In Workshop – Mummy Madness

Wednesday, 20 February | 11.00 am - 3.00 pm

Come and learn about the Ancient Egyptian afterlife and make your own Mummy and Sarcophagus!

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Family Drop-In Workshop – Awesome Amulets

Friday, 22 February | 11.00 am - 3.00 pm

The Ancient Egyptians used amulets to protect them from dangers and evil.  Why not have a go at creating your own amulet out of clay!

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March 2019
Free Talks

Free lunchtime talk on the This Women’s Work exhibition

Friday, 8 March | 12.30 pm - 1.00 pm

Join our curator for a free lunchtime tour of the exhibition. ‘This Woman’s Work’. Discover some key works of art created by female artists

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Free Exhibition

An Art of the People – Ramsbury & Cricklade Potteries

Wednesday, 13 March | 11.00 am - Saturday, 25 May | 4.30 pm

This special exhibition celebrates our two local potteries, Cricklade and Ramsbury.

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Family Drop-In Workshop – Mother’s Day

Saturday, 23 March | 11.00 am - 3.00 pm

Make your  Mum feel extra special this Mother’s Day by making a lovely present and card just for her.

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£8.00 Talks

Friends Talk – Ken White & Andy Binks – In Conversation

Thursday, 28 March | 7.30 pm - 8.30 pm

Celebrated artist and muralist Ken White embarks on a whistle stop tour of his life through some amazing photographs

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Free Talks

Free lunchtime talk on the new Artist and Model exhibition

Friday, 29 March | 12.30 pm - 1.00 pm

Join our curator for a free lunchtime tour of our new exhibition which explores portraits, self-portraits and figure studies.

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Family Drop-In Workshop – Mother’s Day

Saturday, 30 March | 11.00 am - 3.00 pm

Make your Mum feel extra special this Mother’s Day by making a lovely present and card just for her.

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