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April 2018
Free Exhibition

An Uneasy Peace: British Art between the Wars

Thursday, 19 April | 11.00 am - Thursday, 23 August | 4.30 pm

Innovation and tradition, harmony and tension: the interwar period was an important time for modern British art.

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Free Exhibition

The Phelps Bequest

Thursday, 19 April | 11.00 am - Thursday, 23 August | 4.30 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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Free Exhibition

Timeless Secrets – Ceramic Artists in Their Own Words

Wednesday, 25 April | 11.00 am - Saturday, 28 July | 4.30 pm

“Pottery has its own language and inherent laws, and words have theirs, and neither can be bound by the other. Nevertheless a certain amount of translation and interpretation is possible.” Bernard Leach

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July 2018

FREE Family Archaeology Day

Saturday, 28 July | 11.00 am - 3.00 pm

Join us for a FREE day full of archaeological activities for all of you interested in what might be buried beneath our feet!

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August 2018
Free Workshop

Drop-in Conversation @ SM&AG- Post-war Swindon Photo Project

Friday, 10 August | 12.30 pm - 1.30 pm

We need you! Swindon Museum and Art Gallery want to undertake a project to explore photos of Swindon during the 60’s and 70’s. As we develop our ideas, we really want your feedback and thoughts.

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Free Workshop

Drop-in Conversation @ SM&AG – Post-war Swindon Photo Project

Saturday, 11 August | 11.30 am - 12.30 pm

We need you! Swindon Museum and Art Gallery want to undertake a project to explore photos of Swindon during the 60’s and 70’s. As we develop our ideas, we really want your feedback and thoughts.

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Free Workshop

Drop-in Conversation @ Liden Library: Post-war Swindon Photo Project

Wednesday, 15 August | 11.00 am - 12.00 pm

We need you! Swindon Museum and Art Gallery want to undertake a project to explore photos of Swindon during the 60’s and 70’s. As we develop our ideas, we really want your feedback and thoughts.

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Free Workshop

Drop-in Conversation @ Covingham Library – Post-war Swindon Photo Project

Thursday, 16 August | 12.30 pm - 1.30 pm

We need you! Swindon Museum and Art Gallery want to undertake a project to explore photos of Swindon during the 60’s and 70’s. As we develop our ideas, we really want your feedback and thoughts.

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Free Talks

Free Lunchtime Talk – An Introduction to Swindon’s Archaeology

Thursday, 30 August | 12.30 pm - 1.00 pm

Join our collections manager to find out about the archaeology of Swindon and the museum’s wonderful collection in our new and improved archaeology gallery.

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September 2018
Free Exhibition

Art and Conflict: Works from the Swindon Collection

Wednesday, 12 September | 11.00 am - Saturday, 1 December | 4.30 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

Wednesday, 12 September | 11.00 am - Saturday, 1 December | 4.30 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 | 11.00 am - 5 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

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Free Talks

Free Lunchtime Talk – Swindon’s Treasures

Friday, 21 September | 12.30 pm - 1.00 pm

Join our collections manager for a guided tour of our refreshed Archaeology Gallery, focusing on key objects from the archaeology collections.

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January 2019
Free

Gifted

29 January 2019 | 10.00 am - 17 March 2019 | 5.00 pm

Gifted brings together a selection of works given and supported by the Art Fund and V&A Purchase Fund. Swindon owes its remarkable collection of modern British art to the generosity of individuals and organisations.

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June 2019
Free Exhibition

Martin Froy: Abstracts

11 June 2019 | 11.00 am - 20 July 2019 | 4.30 pm

This small exhibition celebrates Martin Froy’s 1960s abstract paintings and works on paper. These intense, colourful paintings are an excellent introduction to the work of this important artist, and show his contribution the development of abstract art in Britain.

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