Events on 16th Jun 2019

Events for 16th Jun 2019

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  • Artist and Model: Portraits, Self-Portraits and Figure Studies from the Swindon Collection

    • Date: 26th March 2019 - 20th July 2019
    • Every day
    • Location: Swindon Museum and Art Gallery Bath Road Swindon SN1 4BA
    • Time: 11:00 - 16:30
    • Cost: Free

    This exhibition explores that relationship through a series of portraits and figure studies, examining both artist and sitter.

    The relationship between artist and model is one of the most powerful dynamics in art. As well as celebrating the ability of the artist to capture their sitter, this exhibition will reconsider the importance of the sitter as muse, inspiration, antagonist and confidante. The exhibition includes paintings, drawings and prints by Frank Auerbach, John Bellany, Gwen John and RB Kitaj. Please note that Swindon Museum and Art Gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 4.30pm. Please check our website for more details on exhibitions and events.

  • Infocus Stitching: Great Western Embroiderers respond to Swindon’s historic photography collections

    • Date: 28th May 2019 - 7th September 2019
    • Every day
    • Location: Swindon Museum and Art Gallery Bath Road Swindon SN1 4BA
    • Time: 11:00 - 16:30
    • Cost: Free

    This spring, members of Swindon’s renowned Great Western Embroiders will present a new exhibition of embroidery and textiles.

    For the past year, members have been exploring Swindon’s rich photographic history and creating challenging and inspiring new work. The exhibition includes examples of photography, cameras and photographic equipment from the museum’s own collections. Image courtesy © Kathy

  • Town and Country: Images of Swindon

    • Date: 11th June 2019 - 20th July 2019
    • Every day
    • Location: Swindon Museum and Art Gallery Bath Road Swindon SN1 4BA
    • Time: 11:00 - 16:30
    • Cost: Free

    This exhibition explores some of the wonderful depictions of Swindon and its countryside that can be found in Swindon’s Collection of Modern British Art.

    The exhibition includes works by David Rolt, Harold Dearden, Janet Boulton and Randolph Schwabe. The exhibition is a walk down memory lane and reveals just how much the area has changed since the early 20th century. Please note that Swindon Museum and Art Gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 4.30pm. Please check our website for more details on exhibitions and events.

  • Monumental Trees of Stanton Park

    • Date: 16th June 2019
    • Location: Stanton Park
    • Time: 14:30 - 17:00
    • Cost: Free

    Looking at the larger trees found in Stanton Park

    Sunday 16 June, 2.30pm to 5.00pm Join Ranger Ross Sheppard for a guided walk looking specifically at the oldest and largest trees within the park. Learn how to measure and identify these species, whilst speculating about their history and grand old age. The event is free, though to ensure we can provide the public with quality events in the future, all donations will be welcome. Limited spaces on this walk, so please book early. Please wear clothes to suit the weather and stout shoes, bring a camera, if you have one. Meet at the Great Barn, Stanton Park. Event leader Ross Sheppard. Book in advance on 01793 490150 or email: swindonrangers@swindon.gov.uk