Rugby Art Gallery and Museum

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Rugby Art Gallery and Museum opened in spring 2000 in a purpose built contemporary building. The building is also home to the World Rugby Hall of Fame.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery

Opening hours

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm
Bank Holidays 10am - 4pm

Closed: Sundays & Mondays

Admission charges

Free Entry

The Rugby Collection of 20th century and contemporary British art including prints and paintings by Stanley Spencer, Bridget Riley, L S Lowry and Lucian Freud. The Collection is not on permanent display but is shown for several weeks annually.
The Archaeology Gallery showcases Roman artifacts from Tripontium, an important Roman settlement near Rugby. Other recent finds are also display
The Social History Collection has a changing programme of exhibitions displaying objects reflecting Rugby's industrial history, impact of war and the changing pattern of family life.

Collection details

Social History, Fine Art, Archaeology

Key artists and exhibits

  • Tripontium
  • Rugby Collection
  • Bridget Riley
  • Stanley Spencer
  • Lucian Freud
  • L S Lowry
  • Barbara Hepworth
  • Paula Rego
  • Paul Nash
  • Walter Sickert
  • Prunella Clough
  • Louis le Brocquy
  • Leon Kossoff
  • Humphrey Spender
  • David Tindle
  • Carel Weight
  • Evelyn Williams
  • Christopher Wood
Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Pharmaceutical Bottles from the Rugby Social History Collection

Curious Cures and Marvellous Medicines

  • 21 September 2019 — 14 March 2020 *on now

The displays include objects donated from local surgeries and pharmacies in Rugby including: H Cook, Paddox Pharmacy and Fleet’s Chemists

Enjoy our mini pharmacy in the Education Area. Put on a white coat and inspect the customer x-rays!

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

https://www.ragm.co.uk

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.
Logo Relaxed Hour - Child wearing noise cancelling head phones

Relaxed Hour

  • 28 December 2019 3:30-5pm

Come along to this dedicated timeslot where they can explore in your own time without the usual day to day distractions and take park in facilitated workshop.

Using the ‘Kids in Museums -Autism Guidelines’ and meeting with the Rugby Autism Network, we have implemented some suggestions from this partnership.

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 0-4
  • 5-6
  • 11-13
  • 14-15
  • 16-17
Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Education Packs for schools

http://www.ragm.co.uk

Education packs designed to assist teachers in school trips to Rugby Art Gallery ang Museum. The packs contain activities for the children complete based on exhibits displayed and extra activities performed within the museum.

How to obtain

Contact Rugby Art Gallery and Museum on 01788 533201 to talk about booking a trip.

Loan Boxes

http://www.ragm.co.uk

Rugby Art Gallery and Museum has loan boxes available to schools and organisations for a maximum period of two weeks. There are five different subjects available for loan: Romans, Victorians, World War II, Rugby Through The Ages and William Webb Ellis.
Prices usually £5 but can vary depending on terms of use and can be discussed upon contact with the gallery.

How to obtain

Contact a member of staff at the gallery to request a box and the dates required. This will be confirmed via the telephone

Rugby Art Gallery and Museum
Little Elborow Street
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV21 3BZ
England

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Website

http://www.ragm.co.uk

E-mail

ragm@rugby.gov.uk

Telephone

01788 533201

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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