Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery

Museum building
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The Museum and Art Gallery is set in the beautiful Riversley Park and has three galleries which house regularly changing temporary and touring art exhibitions. We also have galleries devoted to permanent displays of local author George Eliot, local history and our fine art collection.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Gallery, Museum

Opening hours

Museum & Tearoom Opening Times:
Tuesday - Saturday 10.30-16.30
Sunday 14.00-16.30
Bank Holiday Mondays

Closed: Monday (except Bank Holidays)

Admission charges

Admission Free

Collection details

Archaeology, Costume and Textiles, Industry, Literature, Personalities, Social History

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Image of old certificate from Festival of Arts

Platinum Anniversary - 70 Years of Nuneaton Festival of Arts

  • 3 February — 25 March 2018 *on now

Festival of Arts is celebrating its 70th year in 2018. To mark this significant event it has worked with Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery to create a special exhibition. The exhibition will highlight the importance of Festival of Arts in local peoples’ lives, look back over some memorable exhibitions and hopefully inspire people to take part in the future. Anyone interested in taking part in this year’s Festival of Arts may want to pay a visit to this show on Saturdays (10.30 am – 12pm) or Thursdays (1.30pm – 4pm). During these times member of the Festival of Arts Team will be here ready to chat with visitors who want to know a little more.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Entry is Free.

Exhibition Poster

Festival of Arts - Art Section

  • 17 February — 18 March 2018 *on now

Now that you’ve whet your appetite with our ‘Festival of Arts’ themed show on the Landing Gallery, why not pay a visit to the first of this year’s Festival of Arts Sections. Oil paintings, watercolours and drawings are usually in the line-up of this exciting annual favourite.The work is often for sale.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Entry to view the exhibiiton is free.

Hayward Touring logo

Eduardo Paolozzi: General Dynamic F.U.N

  • 24 March — 13 May 2018

Dynamic images by a pioneer of Pop Art fill this exhibition with colour and energy. Sir Eduardo Paolozzi selfstyled himself the ‘wizard in Toytown’ and, looking at the clashes of imagery and colour, viewers might be inclined to agree. Don’t miss the opportunity to see this exciting selection of work by such an influential artist.
A Hayward Touring exhibition from Southbank Centre, London.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Entry is Free.

Exhibition Poster

Festival of Arts - Photography Section

  • 24 March — 22 April 2018

This wonderful exhibition can’t fail to please with the huge variety of photographs usually brought in. This exhibition always boasts great diversity of images from talented local photographers. Not to forget they’re often on sale for reasonable prices – perfect for sprucing up a wall in time for the summer!

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Entry to view the exhibition is free.

Photograph form 'Night Lands'

Claire Elizabeth Ferguson: Night Lands

  • 31 March — 7 May 2018

Polaroids, traditional photographs and found objects bring this show to life. For ‘Night Lands’, Claire explored the work of her late father who travelled to many different places before she was born. Exploring his work has led her to create pieces that reveal how different places change over time, whilst documenting her journey of discovering more about her father.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Entry is free.

Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery
Riversley Park
Coton Road
Nuneaton
Warwickshire
CV11 5TU
England

Website

www.nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk/info/200259/museum_and_art_gallery/62/visiting_the_museum_and_art_gallery

E-mail

museum@nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk

Telephone

024 7637 6158

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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