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Modern Times: How the London School Changed British Art

  • Date: 22nd February 2017 - 1st July 2017
  • Every day
  • Location: Swindon Museum & Art Gallery, Bath Road, Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BA
  • Time: 11:00 - 15:00
  • Cost: £0.00

During the 1950s and 1960s, a group of painters transformed the British art world. With their connections to the capital, its art schools and galleries, this group were called the London School.

Happening today, 27th March 2017

  • Modern Times: How the London School Changed British Art

    • Date: 22nd February 2017 - 1st July 2017
    • Every day
    • Location: Swindon Museum & Art Gallery, Bath Road, Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BA
    • Time: 11:00 - 15:00
    • Cost: £0.00

    During the 1950s and 1960s, a group of painters transformed the British art world. With their connections to the capital, its art schools and galleries, this group were called the London School.

  • The Bomford Gift

    • Date: 22nd February 2017 - 1st July 2017
    • Every day
    • Location: Swindon Museum & Art Gallery, Bath Road, Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BA
    • Time: 11:00 - 15:00
    • Cost: £0.00

    Between 1943 and 1976, local art collector and landowner HJP (or ‘Jimmy’) Bomford gave 21 works of art to Swindon. These were instrumental in encouraging Swindon to establish a modern art collection.

  • The Ron Sloman Collection: Contemporary Ceramics

    • Date: 22nd February 2017 - 1st July 2017
    • Every day
    • Location: Swindon Museum & Art Gallery, Bath Road, Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BA
    • Time: 11:00 - 15:00
    • Cost: £0.00

    Since 2015, Mark Golder and Brian Thompson have been donating contemporary ceramics to Swindon Museum and Art Gallery in memory of their friend, the art dealer Ron Sloman.

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