Broadway Artist Colony Room: An insight into fascinating artistic lives

2018-12-12T14:15:43+00:00December 12th, 2018|

Towards the end of the 19th century and into the early 20th century Broadway played host to an artist colony. These artists, who were mainly American, were attracted to the village by its idyllic rural nature. Literary and artistic friends joined them for long stays in Broadway and many lodged in the Lygon Arms. The [...]

Take a look at our Eighteenth Century Room

2018-12-05T14:54:34+00:00December 5th, 2018|

The eighteenth century was a time of great change in Britain and globally. The 18th century room in the Broadway Museum and Art Gallery features works from the Ashmolean Museum Oxford's collections, sheds some light on the art, furniture styles and the glass and ceramics of the time. In this period the 'Queen Anne' style [...]

Late Night Christmas Shopping: Shop open late 7th December

2018-11-28T15:02:10+00:00November 28th, 2018|

Come and enjoy some festive treats and pick up some great gifts from our shop at Broadway's late night Christmas shopping night on 7th December.           The shop will be open until 7pm and there will be mulled cider and mince pies available for you while you browse. We currently still [...]

Steam railway merchandise now for sale in the museum shop

2018-11-19T15:45:51+00:00November 19th, 2018|

Trains made a welcome return to Broadway this year and to mark this event our museum shop is now selling steam railway merchandise. Mugs and calendars are among the items for sale featuring the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway. Public train services returned to Broadway on Good Friday (30th March) this year after an absence of [...]

Second World War: HMS Broadway remembered

2018-11-19T12:45:12+00:00November 19th, 2018|

The Broadway Museum and Art Gallery's resident artist Doug Eyre has been working on a painting depicting an important engagements that involved HMS Broadway, a Destroyer of the Town Class that was part of the Royal Navy’s fleet in the Second World War. A bell that once belonged to the ship has recently been returned by the [...]

Join Broadway Museum’s creepy Halloween trail this half-term break

2018-11-07T11:24:53+00:00October 24th, 2018|

Spiders, pumpkins and a resting skeleton have joined the art works and exhibits at the Broadway Museum and Art Gallery this half-term holiday for the children’s Halloween trail. Skeleton takes a rest at the Broadway Museum & Art Gallery Ella Pickard from Twyford, Berkshire searching for spiders in the Introduction Room [...]

Extended chance to catch Willard Wigan’s micro-sculptures in Broadway

2018-11-07T11:19:59+00:00October 24th, 2018|

The popular Micro-Sculptures: In the Eye of a Needle exhibition, featuring the work of Dr. Willard Wigan, has been extended until 19th December 2018. The exhibition is a joint collaboration between the museum and Broadway Luxury, a neighbouring showroom. The real Broadway Tower framed by Willard Wigan Broadway Luxury also has two of [...]

Archaeologist Kathryn joins Broadway Museum and Art Gallery’s team

2018-11-07T11:17:48+00:00October 11th, 2018|

We would like you to meet the newest member of Broadway Museum and Art Gallery’s team, Operations Assistant, Kathryn Jackson. She has a degree in archaeology and a masters specialising in human remains and is keen to use this expertise to expand the exhibits we have at the museum. Her appointment means that the museum [...]

Making an Impression Exhibition Launched

2018-11-07T11:16:29+00:00October 11th, 2018|

Over 50 people attended the launch last month of  Broadway Museum and Art Gallery's latest exhibition, Making an Impression. This features print works by Impressionist artists which have been loaned by the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford. Exhibition curator Katherine Wodehouse joined the guests at the launch who comprised  Friends, Benefactors, Volunteers and supporters from the Ashmolean Museum. [...]