The Wilson, Cheltenham’s newly extended Art Gallery & Museum reopened its doors to the public on 5 October 2013 with a new building housing expansive fine art and touring exhibition galleries for the first time.
Renewed gallery spaces allow visitors to explore highlights from the Museum’s collections - including a new gallery space dedicated to the internationally renowned Arts & Crafts collection, The Paper Store, our open archive showing tales of local heroes, including the great Edward Wilson (one of Scott's key men on his 1912 expedition to Antarctica) and temporary exhibition spaces filled with varied programming including fun shows for families.
New What's On brochure available now! Download it here. This season's exhibition highlights include: ARTIST ROOMS Bill Viola, Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon, The Jerwood Drawing Prize 2015. Don't miss Interior Life: Portraits and Private Space - until 8 November 2015 - a special fine art display celebrating the new exhibitions.
16 - 18 October 2015: The British Association of Friends of Museums Annual Conference will be co-hosted this year by the Friends of Cheltenham
Art Gallery & Museum and the Holst Birthplace Trust with the theme: 'Does the past have
a future? Engaging the next generation.' For more information on this exciting event, click here.