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1 March 2022

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

2022-02-28T19:03:56+00:00

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
26 January 2022

Captivating Costume: A fabulous tour through three centuries of fashion

2022-01-26T17:19:41+00:00

Media release 24 January 2022 Captivating Costume: A fabulous tour through three centuries of fashion New permanent exhibition opens on 1 February at Worcestershire County Museum New permanent exhibition opens at Worcestershire County Museum at Hartlebury Castle featuring outstanding costume collection A fascinating tour of three centuries of fashion, with costume from every era from the 18th century right up to the present day Find out more here: Captivating Costume: Three [...]

Captivating Costume: A fabulous tour through three centuries of fashion2022-01-26T17:19:41+00:00
21 December 2021

Collections Centre Tours 2022

2022-04-06T12:52:58+00:00

Collections Centre Tours in Hartlebury Your chance to get close to some of the many items that aren't currently on general display, in the museum's collection store based in Hartlebury. 4 March - Captivating Costumes talk at Hartlebury Castle 15 March - Behind the scenes at the Museum's Collection Centre 26 April - Glove Affair – Inside the glove factory 17 May - Rediscovering Worcestershire's Art Collection 7 June - The Great Outdoors [...]

Collections Centre Tours 20222022-04-06T12:52:58+00:00
21 December 2021

Curator’s tours of exhibitions 2022

2022-04-25T15:09:26+00:00

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
19 December 2021

Bite size talks 2022

2021-12-21T07:15:01+00:00

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
24 November 2021

Christmas at the Castle returns to Hartlebury Castle

2021-11-24T22:29:07+00:00

Hartlebury Castle is bringing festive cheer to its visitors on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 December, with the return of its popular Christmas at the Castle weekend, and the addition of a festive musical performance on Saturday evening.   Visitors can explore the Castle, beautifully decorated for Christmas, and also hunt for the cheeky Elves on the Elf Trail, take part in Christmas crafts and write a letter to Santa while [...]

Christmas at the Castle returns to Hartlebury Castle2021-11-24T22:29:07+00:00
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