Children’s Art and Poetry Competition

2018-05-31T09:28:20+01:00May 31st, 2018|

Winners of the Children’s Art and Poetry Competition The judges were very impressed by the high standard of all the entries to the Art and Poetry Competition inspired by the Hiroshige Exhibition at Broadway Museum and Art Gallery. The progression of skills could be seen across the age groups. The judges looked for originality, an [...]

What’s On : Spring 2018

2018-04-04T22:37:02+01:00April 4th, 2018|

Following the installation of Hiroshige’s Japan: Views of Mount Fuji during the day on Thursday 22nd February, curator Clare Pollard’s talk on the exhibition in the evening was very well attended and very well received, a successful start to this year’s events and a tribute to Clare who was struggling with a sore throat that [...]

Skyscape Launch Event

2017-09-20T17:29:39+01:00September 20th, 2017|

Our Skyscape exhibition has begun! Last week we said goodbye to the beautiful Embroidered Bodies exhibition and welcomed in a wonderful range of art depicting skyscapes. Our launch event was a lovely evening, with curator Katherine Wodehouse providing us with a brief introduction to the exhibition. Writing to his friend the Revd John Fisher on [...]

West Midlands Volunteer Awards Finalists 2017

2017-08-16T16:21:15+01:00August 16th, 2017|

Our amazing Volunteer Team were submitted into the 'Above and Beyond' category for the West Midlands Volunteer Awards 2017. The finalists were announced on Friday 11th August and we were thrilled to find out that they had made the finals. Our team will be off to the evening ceremony at the Birmingham Hippodrome on the [...]

Anglo-Saxons came to Broadway

2017-08-16T16:01:06+01:00August 16th, 2017|

On the 5th August, 2017, Broadway Museum and Art Gallery teamed up with Regia Anglorum to produce a great Anglo-Saxon reenactment show on Broadway Green. The reenactors showed off various crafts in their tents, and training displays in the arena, to the public. The crafts included woodworking, Old English language and writing, jewellery making and [...]

Clothing the Body

2017-07-23T18:12:05+01:00July 23rd, 2017|

Clothing the Body: Textile Coverings from Around the World   Corynna Jeudwine is a textile designer and independent researcher. She brought along her own textiles collection to bring to life the story of the clothes we wear. This information and intimate evening was both colourful and wonderful as Corynna got us to think about the [...]

Embroidered Bodies: Garments, stitches and stories from the Ashmolean opens

2017-06-13T14:34:44+01:00May 18th, 2017|

Invited guests enjoyed their recent evening viewing of our summer exhibition which has just opened - Embroidered Bodies: Garments, stitches and stories from the Ashmolean. The exhibition will run until 10th September. The exhibition takes you on a journey through Egypt, the Greek Islands, Saudi Arabia, Central Asia, Pakistan, India and China. A fascinating look at [...]

The Romans come to Broadway!

2017-06-13T14:40:49+01:00April 7th, 2017|

An historic hoard of Roman coins will be showcased at the Broadway Museum and Art Gallery from Friday 7th April 2017. Two metal detectorists discovered the Bredon Hill Hoard in June 2011.  The hoard, the largest ever found in Worcestershire, dates back to the 3rd Century.  A selection of the coins, which feature 16 different Roman Emperors, will [...]