Just Arrived: New Exhibition, Painted Faces

2019-05-21T17:33:12+01:00May 21st, 2019|

Feature Image: Left to Right: Elizabeth Eyre, Vice Chairman; Peter Oliver, Trustee; Dr Caroline Palmer, Curator; Dr Malcolm Rogers, Chairman. We have a brand new exhibition for you to experience on the second floor of our museum. Launched on 17th May, it’s called, ‘Painted Faces: The Art of Flattery’ and is curated by Dr Caroline Palmer, [...]

Willard Wigan: Through the Eye of a Needle – New Permanent Exhibition 2019

2019-02-22T19:43:09+01:00February 22nd, 2019|

There is a new Willard Wigan room at Broadway Museum & Art Gallery! This exhibition will be home to over 25 micro sculptures by internationally renowned artist Willard Wigan MBE. Smaller than a grain of sand, invisible to the naked eye, a microscope is neeed to see these incredible sculptures. One visitor last year wrote: [...]

The Art of World War II: A Personal Collection Special Exhibition Launch Event

2019-02-14T12:19:34+01:00February 14th, 2019|

Saturday 9th February saw the reopening of the Broadway Museum & Art Gallery for the 2019 season with the launch of the Art of World War 2 Special Exhibition. Forming part of the personal collection of art works of John Noott, art dealer and Museum Trustee, the exhibition was opened by Lieutenant General Sir John Kiszely KCB, [...]

February exhibition: The Art of World War II

2018-12-19T16:51:03+01:00December 19th, 2018|

Broadway Museum and Art Gallery is hosting a particularly special exhibition from 9th February until 16th May 2019 featuring art from World War II (1939-1945) which forms part of the personal collection of art dealer, and museum trustee, John Noott. John was a boy of  seven in 1939 and clearly remembers the day war was declared, the [...]

Broadway Artist Colony Room: An insight into fascinating artistic lives

2018-12-12T14:15:43+01:00December 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+01:00December 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+01:00November 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+01:00November 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+01:00November 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+01:00October 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 [...]