Events on 21st Jun 2019

Events for 21st 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.

  • Hodson Pilgrimage

    • Date: 21st June 2019
    • Location: Coate Water Park
    • Time: 19:00 - 22:00
    • Cost: Free, but bring some money for half-way refreshment stop

    Summer solstice evening walk

    Join us on this leisurely 5 mile stroll in the evening sunshine. On one of the longest days of the year, we will drop down into the Hodson Valley and enjoy the sights and sounds of Mother Nature. A short stop over at the halfway point for some light refreshment, before ambling downhill back to Coate. Meet at Coate Water Ranger Centre. Bring some money for refreshments at the half way stop. Please wear clothes to suit the weather and stout shoes, bring a camera if you have one. Event leader Tom Murawicki. Book in advance on 01793 490150 or email: swindonrangers@swindon.gov.uk