Burton Art Gallery and Museum

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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.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery

Opening hours

Winter
Tues-Sat 1000-1600
Sun 1400-1600
Summer
Tue 1000-1900
Wed-Sat 1000-1800 Sun 1400-1600

Collection details

Archaeology, Decorative and Applied Art, World Cultures, Fine Art, Social History

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.

Annual Schools Exhibition

  • 6 February — 14 March 2016 *on now

The Burton will be bursting with creativity, colour and vibrancy as the Annual Schools Exhibition returns to the gallery. One of the highlights of the Burtons’ year, the Annual Schools Exhibition never fails to delight.
Every year it provides the opportunity to showcase the most creative and inventive work of some of Torridge's youngest artists, aged from 5 to 18. All participants attend schools and colleges in the Torridge area. It also gives the participants an exciting opportunity to display their artwork in a gallery for all their friends, family and members of the public to see.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.burtonartgallery.co.uk/

Burton Art Gallery and Museum
Kingsley Road
Bideford
Devon
EX39 2QQ
England

Website

www.burtonartgallery.co.uk

Telephone

01237 471455

Fax

01237 471455

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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