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Events for 16th Oct 2018

Behind the Scenes in the Fine Art Collection

A curator handling a pop art painting in a museum collection
  • Date: 16th October 2018
  • Time: 10:30 - 15:30
  • Location: City Art Gallery and Museum
  • Cost: £6.50 - booking essential

Join our Curator of Fine Art on a basement tour of Worcester City Museum's Art Collection

Tours will take place at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum basement stores at 10.30am, 1pm and 3.00pm, please book in advance as places as limited and this is always a popular event.

£6.50 per person. Tour attendees also receive 10% discount in Worcester City Museum's beautiful Balcony Cafe.

To book, call 01905 25371 or visit the Art Gallery desk.

Hartlebury Castle’s History as a WWI Voluntary Aid Detachment Hospital: 'A Happy Convalescence'

A glass case containing war-time period hospital items such as a crutch and smock
  • Date: 12th March 2016 - 23rd December 2018
  • Every day
  • Time: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
  • Cost: Adult-£9, Concession-£8, Child-£5, Family Ticket-£25 & under fives are free

Stories of fun, friendship and romance that offered a brief respite from the front lines for injured soldiers sent to recover at Hartlebury Castle Hospital.

The exhibition will feature real objects from the trenches, including gas masks, cigarettes and even a surgeon's kit used at the front. The exhibition has been curated from Museum Worcestershire’s collection along with loans from George Marshall Medical Museum, The Mercian Regiment Museum and from local people.

A Happy Convalescence, is part of the Worcestershire World War One Hundred project.

Find out more

The County Museum at Hartlebury closes Mondays.

Please visit the County Museum at Hartlebury page for opening information

The War to End All Wars

To Commemorate "Peace" 1919
  • Date: 3rd February 2018 - 10th November 2018
  • Every day
  • Time: 10:30 - 16:30
  • Location: City Art Gallery and Museum
  • Cost: FREE entry

Using artefacts from the Museums Worcestershire and partner collections, this exhibition will explore how our future was changed for ever by the First World War.

WW1's legacy was a wide impact on life in the C20th, making changes in class structure, politics, fashion, food production as well as our national defence.

Please note that Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum is closed Sundays.

What do we want?

"We want resposibility to be shared by all"
  • Date: 22nd September 2018 - 24th November 2018
  • Every day
  • Time: 10:30 - 16:30
  • Location: City Art Gallery and Museum
  • Cost: FREE

This exhibition explores ordinary people's voices against a world of corporate and political messages.

In recent years, fast-paced news sharing and populist vote winners have left us with frustrations about our own ability to be heard. Using the Museum's historic collection of satire and political prints alongside artworks by contemporary British artists Gillian Wearing and Mark Titchner, this exhibition explores ordinary people's voices against a world of corporate and political messages.

Please note that Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum is closed Sundays.

Art Fund - Garfield Weston Loan Programme

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