Gainsborough's House

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Gainsborough's House is the birthplace museum of Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788), one of the greatest artists in the history of British art. Gainsborough's House has the largest collection of Gainsborough's work on display at any one time, in Britain.

The house itself dates from around 1500 and retains many interesting architectural features. Its Georgian facade, built by Thomas Gainsborough's father, and other elegant additions date from the eighteenth century.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday 10am-5pm;

Closed: Good Friday and between Christmas and New Year.

Admission charges

Adults £4.00
OAPs £3.20
Children, students £1.50
Group rates are available to parties of ten or more.

Collection details

Archives, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Personalities

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.

Sue Molineux: Cut and Paste

  • 2 — 4 June 2016

These courses help printmakers develop skills in specialist areas, working with expert tutors. Although of particular interest to those with some printmaking experience, newcomers are welcome.

A course with Sue Molineux - Cut and Paste

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

Please contact the museum for fees

Website

http://www.gainsborough.org/page/477/Printmaking-Courses

Anne Desmet: Wood Engraving and Experiments with Collage

  • 22 — 24 July 2016

These courses help printmakers develop skills in specialist areas, working with expert tutors. Although of particular interest to those with some printmaking experience, newcomers are welcome.

A course with Anne Desmet - Wood Engraving and Experiments with Collage

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

Please contact the museum for fees

Website

http://www.gainsborough.org/page/477/Printmaking-Courses

Jason Hicklin: Etching

  • 25 — 29 July 2016

These courses help printmakers develop skills in specialist areas, working with expert tutors. Although of particular interest to those with some printmaking experience, newcomers are welcome.

A course with Jason Hicklin - Etching

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

Please contact the museum for fees

Website

http://www.gainsborough.org/page/477/Printmaking-Courses

Megan Fishpool: The Power of Three

  • 1 — 5 August 2016

These courses help printmakers develop skills in specialist areas, working with expert tutors. Although of particular interest to those with some printmaking experience, newcomers are welcome.

A course with Megan Fishpool - The Power of Three

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

Please contact the museum for fees

Website

http://www.gainsborough.org/page/477/Printmaking-Courses

Colin Gale: Lithography

  • 8 — 12 August 2016

These courses help printmakers develop skills in specialist areas, working with expert tutors. Although of particular interest to those with some printmaking experience, newcomers are welcome.

A course with Colin Gale - Lithography

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

Please contact the museum for fees

Website

http://www.gainsborough.org/page/477/Printmaking-Courses

Annabel Ridley: Screenprinting with Photo Stencils

  • 15 — 19 August 2016

These courses help printmakers develop skills in specialist areas, working with expert tutors. Although of particular interest to those with some printmaking experience, newcomers are welcome.

A course with Annabel Ridley - Screenprinting with Photo Stencils

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

Please contact the museum for fees

Website

http://www.gainsborough.org/page/477/Printmaking-Courses

Dale Devereux Barker: Exploring Printing with Lino

  • 22 — 26 August 2016

These courses help printmakers develop skills in specialist areas, working with expert tutors. Although of particular interest to those with some printmaking experience, newcomers are welcome.

A course with Dale Devereux Barker - Exploring Printing with Lino

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

Please contact the museum for fees

Website

http://www.gainsborough.org/page/477/Printmaking-Courses

Michael Carlo: Screenprinting, a Painterly Approach

  • 29 August — 2 September 2016

These courses help printmakers develop skills in specialist areas, working with expert tutors. Although of particular interest to those with some printmaking experience, newcomers are welcome.

A course with Michael Carlo - Screenprinting, a Painterly Approach

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

Please contact the museum for fees

Website

http://www.gainsborough.org/page/477/Printmaking-Courses

Gainsborough's House
46 Gainsborough Street
Sudbury
Suffolk
CO10 2EU
England

Website

www.gainsborough.org

Telephone

01787 372958

Fax

01787 376991

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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