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June 2021

Painting in Coloured Light: The modern stained glass designs of John Piper

17th June 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Museum opens its doors with a remarkable new display in its nationally significant John Piper Gallery, Painting in Coloured Light: The modern stained glass designs of John Piper, shining a spotlight on Piper’s lifelong passion for stained glass and his exploration of this medium, influenced by the medieval windows he encountered from childhood. The centrepiece of the new display, recently beautifully conserved and rarely seen in public before, is Piper’s vibrant ‘cartoon’ or design for the stunning stained glass…

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Elmer and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee

18th June 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Reopening 20 May until 21 June 2021 Celebrate the colourful and feel-good world of illustrator David McKee. This exciting exhibition from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, takes you on a journey into the imagination of the creator of classic books and characters including Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, Mr Benn and Not Now, Bernard. McKee has been awarded Illustrator of the Year 2020 and was recipient of the Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award. As if by magic, the…

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Painting in Coloured Light: The modern stained glass designs of John Piper

18th June 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Museum opens its doors with a remarkable new display in its nationally significant John Piper Gallery, Painting in Coloured Light: The modern stained glass designs of John Piper, shining a spotlight on Piper’s lifelong passion for stained glass and his exploration of this medium, influenced by the medieval windows he encountered from childhood. The centrepiece of the new display, recently beautifully conserved and rarely seen in public before, is Piper’s vibrant ‘cartoon’ or design for the stunning stained glass…

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Elmer and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee

19th June 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Reopening 20 May until 21 June 2021 Celebrate the colourful and feel-good world of illustrator David McKee. This exciting exhibition from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, takes you on a journey into the imagination of the creator of classic books and characters including Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, Mr Benn and Not Now, Bernard. McKee has been awarded Illustrator of the Year 2020 and was recipient of the Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award. As if by magic, the…

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Painting in Coloured Light: The modern stained glass designs of John Piper

19th June 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Museum opens its doors with a remarkable new display in its nationally significant John Piper Gallery, Painting in Coloured Light: The modern stained glass designs of John Piper, shining a spotlight on Piper’s lifelong passion for stained glass and his exploration of this medium, influenced by the medieval windows he encountered from childhood. The centrepiece of the new display, recently beautifully conserved and rarely seen in public before, is Piper’s vibrant ‘cartoon’ or design for the stunning stained glass…

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Artways Art Club

19th June 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

For 11 – 15 year olds 2pm – 4pm Saturdays during term time Taking inspiration from the Museum, its collections and temporary exhibitions, young people work over several months to achieve their Arts Award at Bronze, Silver and Gold level. They have opportunities to work in a range of different media including screen printing, clay modelling and 3D construction, painting, drawing and textiles, and are encouraged to plan their own work around their chosen theme. As part of the Award,…

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Elmer and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee

20th June 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Reopening 20 May until 21 June 2021 Celebrate the colourful and feel-good world of illustrator David McKee. This exciting exhibition from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, takes you on a journey into the imagination of the creator of classic books and characters including Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, Mr Benn and Not Now, Bernard. McKee has been awarded Illustrator of the Year 2020 and was recipient of the Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award. As if by magic, the…

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Painting in Coloured Light: The modern stained glass designs of John Piper

20th June 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Museum opens its doors with a remarkable new display in its nationally significant John Piper Gallery, Painting in Coloured Light: The modern stained glass designs of John Piper, shining a spotlight on Piper’s lifelong passion for stained glass and his exploration of this medium, influenced by the medieval windows he encountered from childhood. The centrepiece of the new display, recently beautifully conserved and rarely seen in public before, is Piper’s vibrant ‘cartoon’ or design for the stunning stained glass…

Find out more »

Elmer and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee

21st June 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Reopening 20 May until 21 June 2021 Celebrate the colourful and feel-good world of illustrator David McKee. This exciting exhibition from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, takes you on a journey into the imagination of the creator of classic books and characters including Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, Mr Benn and Not Now, Bernard. McKee has been awarded Illustrator of the Year 2020 and was recipient of the Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award. As if by magic, the…

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Painting in Coloured Light: The modern stained glass designs of John Piper

21st June 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Museum opens its doors with a remarkable new display in its nationally significant John Piper Gallery, Painting in Coloured Light: The modern stained glass designs of John Piper, shining a spotlight on Piper’s lifelong passion for stained glass and his exploration of this medium, influenced by the medieval windows he encountered from childhood. The centrepiece of the new display, recently beautifully conserved and rarely seen in public before, is Piper’s vibrant ‘cartoon’ or design for the stunning stained glass…

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