Burton Art Gallery & Museum
The Burton Art Gallery and Museum aims to be recognised as one of the leading cultural venues within the South West. Synonymous with the most exemplary forms of its practice and attracting a wide range of audiences of all ages from the local and international communities alike it provides the opportunity to access and engage with artists, collections and exhibitions on all levels.
It does this by;
Bringing into the region and initiating exhibitions of significance that enable visitors to see aspects of British and foreign material not represented within its permanent collections.
Collecting, safeguarding and making accessible artefacts and artworks, with specific relation to local artists, local landscape or heritage and local interests.
Putting education at the core of the organisation enabling all our visitors and users to engage with our collections and exhibitions for inspiration, learning, research and enjoyment.
The Burton Art Gallery and Museum consists of Bideford Museum display area, temporary exhibition spaces, craft gallery, gallery and local gift shop, education space, tourist information and Cafe du Parc.
Wed-Sat 1000-1800 Sun 1400-1600
Archaeology, Decorative and Applied Art, World Cultures, Fine Art, Social History
Modern Masters in Print
This exhibition features prints by four of the 20th centurys greatest artists: Henri Matisse, Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol. Over 50 works drawn from the V&A Museums collections have been selected to show how these modern masters engaged with print. Both celebrated and less familiar prints in a range of techniques are included, spanning a period of 75 years and representing one of the most creative and diverse artistic periods in the history of western art. This exhibition will include examples of Matisses dalis
lithographs,Dalis posters for the French National Railways and Warhols Pop Art Marilyn., Exhibition organised by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.,