Swindon Museum & Art Gallery

The Swindon Collection of Modern British Art was established in the 1940s with the donation by HJP Bomford and included two drawings by Henry Moore, paintings by Graham Sutherland and an important abstract work by Ben Nicholson. We have continued to collect the best of British art.

The Museum was founded by Charles Gore in 1919 as a place to display his extensive geological collections. He acquired natural history, egyptological and ethnographic collections, along with archaeological materials. Through time the collections have become more focussed on Swindon and the surrounding areas and we hold objects dating from prehistory to the present showing the development of the area and the people who lived in it.

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Opening hours

Open Tuesday - Saturday, 11am till 4.30pm

At other times by appointment

Address

Bath Road
Old Town
Swindon
Wiltshire SN1 4BA

01793 466556
[email protected]
www.swindonmuseumandartgallery.org.uk

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What's on

Linda Brothwell Conversations in Making

Stonehenge Visitor Centre, Amesbury, Wiltshire SP4 7DE

Friday 24 May 2019 – Sunday 24 November 2019

Evolver Prize 2019

Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Dowell St, Honiton EX14 1LX

Monday 08 July 2019 – Saturday 31 August 2019

Social Media Filmmaking

Salvation Army Bath Citadel, Upper Hall Green Park Road Bath BA1 1XE

Wednesday 24 July 2019

Of Animacy Reading Group: Water

Stourhead House, Stourton, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 6QD

Wednesday 31 July 2019

Visual Arts South West

Working towards a South West where talented artists thrive, and a resilient and connected visual arts ecology that inspires more engaged and diverse audiences to value and advocate for its work.

Part of the Contemporary Visual Arts Network

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