The Magic of Middle-Earth at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum

News release 27 May 2022 Exhibition: 9 July – 17 September 2022 One of the UK's finest collections of artworks and objects relating to Tolkien’s fantastical world On display for the first time in the West Midlands Hands on activities including dressing up, take a selfie in the Hobbit chair, and children’s craft activity area On 9 July, all the way from Middle-earth comes an absolute must-see for Tolkien fans. The [...]

The Magic of Middle-Earth at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum2022-05-27T12:41:11+00:00

Hokusai’s Great Wave: Reflections of Japan

Image: Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), 'The Hollow of the Deep-Sea Wave off Kanagawa', 1831, from the series ‘Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji’. Image courtesy of Bristol Culture, Bristol Museums & Art Gallery. PRESS RELEASE 9 March 2022 Significant new exhibition at Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum exploring the impact of Japanese art and culture, 2 April – 2 July 2022 Exhibition brings together for the first time newly researched Japanese ukiyo-e [...]

Hokusai’s Great Wave: Reflections of Japan2022-03-30T14:04:10+00:00

Announcing the launch of Worcestershire Heritage, Art and Museums Registered Charity

Major donor spearheads development at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum   Professor Rolf Olsen to donate a six-figure sum to expand museum’s art collection and create a regionally significant art gallery for the city Donation galvanises first major developments at Art Gallery & Museum in 30 years Worcestershire Heritage, Art and Museums Charity set up to encourage more charitable donations Worcester philanthropist Professor Rolf Olsen is making a significant financial [...]

Announcing the launch of Worcestershire Heritage, Art and Museums Registered Charity2022-02-28T19:03:56+00:00

Curator’s tours of exhibitions 2022

A series of informal, friendly curator tours of the exhibitions. Hear about the objects, artworks and behind-the-scenes work that goes into exhibitions and ask whatever questions you like!   Tours at Worcester Art City Art Gallery &  Museum18 February - Introductory tour of Skyscape18 March - Introductory tour of Return to Oceania with the World Cultures Curator20 May - Gallery tour of Hokusai’s Great Wave: Reflections of Japan21 October - Introductory [...]

Curator’s tours of exhibitions 20222022-04-25T15:09:26+00:00

Bite size talks 2022

Introducing Bite Size talks for 2022 Thirty minutes of fascinating facts about the Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum’s collections and exhibitions. Talks start at 1.30pm, £3 and take place at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum. To book click on the link to the individual talk and then click on the 'Book tickets' button 8 February – Introduction to Skyscape 8 March - Our Wardrobe: Highlights of the Costume Collection [...]

Bite size talks 20222021-12-21T07:15:01+00:00

Crafted for You with Worcester Society of Artists exhibitions

Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum begins festivities with two favourite annual exhibitions featuring the work of local artists     Crafted for You features beautiful work created by artists from across Worcestershire, opens 27 November 2021 – 22 January 2022 Worcester Society of Artists 74th annual exhibition opens 27 November 2021 – 22 January 2022 12 days of Christmas trail for families, Christmas activity workshops and a special festive [...]

Crafted for You with Worcester Society of Artists exhibitions2022-04-25T15:08:31+00:00
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