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)

Christmas Closure:
Closed from 4.30pm on Friday 23 December and re-opening on Saturday 31 December. Open New Year’s Day. Open as normal from Tuesday 3 January 2017.

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.
The BFG in Pictures

The BFG in Pictures

  • 4 March — 4 June 2017 *on now

Including unpublished images of The BFG, alongside final illustrations for the book. The exhibition offers a glimpse of a BFG that might have been and includes dozens of exciting artworks. Visit the show to celebrate this much beloved character.
‘The BFG in Pictures’ is an exhibition from House of Illustration, co-curated by Quentin Blake and Olivia Ahmad.
www.houseofillustration.org.uk
Artwork on poster = The BFG in Buckingham Palace garden, from ‘The BFG’ colour edition (Puffin Books, 2015) © Quentin Blake.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free.

image of artwork to be shown in 'Passing Through'

Passing Through

  • 6 May — 9 July 2017 *on now

With many of the items on show reflecting machine parts and steam railways, this exhibition hopes to capture a feeling of industrial history and fleeting time. It will also include work inspired by Nuneaton, bringing a specifically local flavour to this group exhibition.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk/museum

artwork by Claire Botterill

Claire Botterill - Seed Heads Reborn

  • 20 May — 2 July 2017 *on now

Claire uses wax, ink and watercolour to create the artworks she will be showing, with her favourites being those which depict dandelions. Don’t miss this great selection of work by a well-known local artist.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk/museum

landscape

Journey Through Our Paintings

  • 10 June — 15 July 2017

Featuring paintings of far off lands this show brings to life an array of different images not usually on display. This exhibition is one of the shows which have been developed by the Museum team to celebrate the Museum’s 100th Birthday. A selection of Edward Melly’s travel journals will also be on display in the show, allowing a glimpse into the travels of the Museum’s founder.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Entry is Free.

Website

http://www.nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk/museum

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 7635 0720

Fax

024 763 43559

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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