Rugby Art Gallery and Museum

Photograph of the outside of Rugby Art Gallery & Museum
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Rugby Art Gallery and Museum opened in spring 2000 in a purpose built contemporary building.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery

Opening hours

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm
Bank Holidays 12pm - 4pm

Closed: Sundays & Mondays

Admission charges

Free Entry

Rugby Collection of 20th century and contemporary British art including prints and paintings by Stanley Spencer, Bridget Riley, L S Lowry and Lucian Freud.
Tripontium Collection of Roman artifacts from an important Roman settlement near Rugby.
Social History Collection reflecting Rugby's industrial history, impact of war and the changing pattern of family life.

Collection details

Social History, Fine Art, Archaeology

Key artists and exhibits

  • Tripontium
  • Rugby Collection
  • Bridget Riley
  • Stanley Spencer
  • Lucian Freud
  • L S Lowry
  • Barbara Hepworth
  • Paula Rego
  • Paul Nash
  • Walter Sickert
  • Prunella Clough
  • Louis le Brocquy
  • Leon Kossoff
  • Humphrey Spender
  • David Tindle
  • Carel Weight
  • Evelyn Williams
  • Christopher Wood
Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
illustration of Lady Dorothie by ambulance. Shell exploding in background

Lady Dorothie's War

  • 10 September — 29 October 2016 *on now

Lady Dorothie’s War looks at the early life of Lady Dorothie Feilding, who in 1914 left her home at Newham Paddox near Rugby to work alongside troops as a paramedic and ambulance driver in Belgium. Alongside the exhibition will be displayed items from the social history collection celebrating other Local Heroes from Rugby.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

N/A

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Painting of a First World War ambulance

Dorothie Feilding’s War in Flanders 1914-1917

  • 8 October 2016 2-3pm

Join Belgian historian Patrick Vanleene to hear more about Dorothie’s amazing work on the frontline during First World War. Patrick Vanleene is author of ‘Fearless: Dorothie Feilding’s War’. He specializes in the history of the First World War and is co-ordinator of the memorial ‘Nieuwpoort 1914-1918’

To book your place please call Rugby Visitor Centre: 01788 533217

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.ragm.co.uk/ragm/homepage/63/free_talk

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Education Packs for schools

http://www.ragm.org.uk

Eduaction packs designed to assist teachers in school trips to Rugby Art Gallery ang Museum. The packs contain activities for the children complete based on exhibits displayed and extra activities performed within the museum. There are currently two packs available: Tripontium (roman) and Ancient Egypt.

How to obtain

Contact Rugby Art Gallery and Museum on 01788 533201 to talk about booking a trip.

Loan Boxes

http://www.ragm.org.uk

Rugby Art Gallery and Museum has loan boxes available to schools and organisations for a maximum period of two weeks. There are five different subjects available for loan: Romans, Victorians, World War II, Rugby Through The Ages and William Webb Ellis.
Prices usually £5 but can vary depending on terms of use and can be discussed upon contact with the gallery.

How to obtain

Contact a member of staff at the gallery to request a box and the dates required. This will be confirmed via the telephone

Rugby Art Gallery and Museum
Little Elborow Street
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV21 3BZ
England

Website

www.ragm.org.uk

E-mail

ragm@rugby.gov.uk

Telephone

01788 533201

Fax

01788 533204

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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