Painted Faces: the Art of Flattery

2019-07-20T14:38:36+01:00June 14th, 2019|

On Thursday night, Dr Caroline Palmer from the Ashmolean Museum presented a fascinating, thought-provoking talk at Broadway Museum. The talk expanded on key aspects of our current exhibition Painted Faces: The Art of Flattery, so ably curated by Dr Palmer. It explored the relationship between cosmetics and portraiture, taking us on a journey from ancient [...]

Volunteer Week

2019-07-20T14:42:41+01:00June 4th, 2019|

National Volunteers' Week, which takes place from 1st – 7th June every year, is a chance to celebrate volunteering and say ‘thank you’ for the fantastic contribution that millions of volunteers make across the UK. It gives the team at Broadway Museum a great opportunity to focus on our small group of dedicated volunteers who [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

2018-11-07T11:19:59+01:00October 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 [...]

Making an Impression Exhibition Launched

2018-11-07T11:16:29+01:00October 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. [...]

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 [...]