Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum

Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum
Royal Pump Rooms
The Parade
Royal Leamington Spa
Warwickshire
CV32 4AA
England

Website

Website

www.warwickdc.gov.uk/royalpumprooms

E-mail

prooms@warwickdc.gov.uk

Telephone

01926 742700

Fax

01926 742705

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.
Interior of an art gallery with white walls and wooden floors with a white marble statue in the centre
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Award winning Art Gallery and Museum with services on offer including: Fine Art Collection, Exhibition on the History of Royal Leamington Spa, Cabinet of Curiosities - A Gallery of Interactive Exhibits, Hammam - restored Victorian Turkish Baths Room, Changing Programme of Visual Arts, History and Local Interest Exhibitions and Events, Educational Parties by Arrangement.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Tues - Sat 1030-1700
Sun 1100-1600

Closed: Mon, except Bank Hols

Admission charges

Free Admission

Additional info

The facilities at the Royal Pump Rooms also include a Cafe, Library, Tourist Information Centre and multi-purpose Assembly Rooms. Baby-changing facilities available.

Fine Arts including 16th and 17th century Dutch and Flemish, 19th and 20th century British artists, local artists, sculpture, ceramics and glassware, social history collections especially 18th to 20th century Leamington Spa and various ethnographical collections.

Collection details

Archaeology, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Medicine, Social History, Toys and Hobbies, Weapons and War

Key artists and exhibits

  • Recent acquisitions include works of art by Mark Quinn, Mark Francis and Catherine Yass. Other key artists in the collection include Stanley Spencer, L.S. Lowry, Gillian Wearing, Vanessa Bell, Patrick Caulfield, Sir Terry Frost, Walter Sickert and Graham Sutherland.
Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Weight, by Jacqueline Donachie, 2010

Keep Up: New Work by Jacqueline Donachie

  • 12 September — 16 November 2014 *on now

This exhibition will include 'Weight', which Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum acquired in 2012. The installation which crosses sculpture, drawings and photographs, resonates visually with some of the medical treatments that previously took place in the Royal Pump Rooms.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free

Website

http://www.warwickdc.gov.uk/royalpumprooms/info/24/exhibitions

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.
The Big Draw

The Big Draw

  • 1 — 31 October 2014 *on now

We will be holding an on-going drawing activity called 'Little City' families can design their own 3D house and garden to add to the display and watch it grow!

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • 16-17
  • 11-13
  • 5-6
  • 0-4
  • 18+
  • 14-15
  • 7-10

Admission

Free, drop in and join in.

Sue Andrews

Storytelling Event

  • 29 October 2014 12-3pm

Storyteller in Residence for Sandwell, Sue Andrews, will delight audiences of all ages with storytelling on Wednesday 29 October, 12 noon - 3pm. This event is one of many free activities for families to enjoy together at Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum.
Sue Andrew's stories will be influenced by the current temporary exhibition Keep Up: New Work by Jacqueline Donachie, exploring themes of family and relationships between siblings. Sue will be writing some original pieces that she will adapt for the audiences and families on the day.
Learning and Engagement Officer Penelope Thomas explains, 'Sue is an accomplished storyteller who has worked with organisations such as the BBC. We are looking forward to her fun filled stories, which promise to entertain and inspire the family audiences that visit Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum.'

There will be a number of drop-in storytelling sessions throughout the afternoon.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free, drop in and join in.

Memory Map - The People In My Life

Drawing In Stitch Adult Workshop

  • 8 November 2014 11am-4pm

Using the inspiring work of Jacqueline Donachie as a starting point, you will be experimenting with thread to create your own memory maps. This is a day to research, experiment and create. It provides an opportunity to test things out, where you will be supported and inspired.

Suitable for

  • 18+

Admission

£15 per person. Places are limited, please call 01926 742700 to book. Payment is required to confirm booking. Non-refundable.

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