Einstein Visits Broadway (in a small way)

2019-11-04T15:29:00+00:00November 4th, 2019|

100 years ago, just six minutes of a solar eclipse was enough to provide proof of Albert Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity. The rest is history. A new micro-sculpture of Einstein, one of the most influential scientists of the 20th century, has gone on display in the Willard Wigan Room at Broadway Museum and Art [...]

2019 Lecture Series: The History of Gordon Russell Design

2019-10-23T12:03:04+00:00October 23rd, 2019|

Image: Sir Gordon Russell. One of the recent, well attended talks at the Museum, as part of the NFU series, was that of Martin Blakeman, former Master Craftsman for Gordon Russell Ltd and current volunteer at Gordon Russell Design Museum. He took his audience through the organic growth of the Gordon Russell Design business, its [...]

New Exhibition Launched

2019-10-23T11:59:05+00:00October 2nd, 2019|

Image: Paul Hirons, Dr Federica Gigante and Dr Joshua Bull at the Launch Event. A new exhibition, curated by our partners at the Ashmolean Museum, has been opened. It is called ‘Dimensions: The Mathematics of Symmetry and Space’ and is the result of a ground-breaking collaboration between the Ashmolean and Oxford University’s world-renowned Mathematical Institute. [...]

Volunteer outing in the summer

2019-09-18T21:39:25+00:00September 16th, 2019|

Staff and Volunteers Visit Sezincote A group of volunteers and staff from Broadway Museum & Art Gallery recently visited the wonderful house and gardens at nearby Sezincote. It proved to be a delightful and rewarding afternoon out. Set in beautiful grounds and dating from the early nineteenth century, Sezincote House is a unique example of [...]

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

2019-02-22T19:43:09+00:00February 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: [...]

West Midlands Volunteer Awards Finalists 2017

2017-08-16T16:21:15+00:00August 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 [...]