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Temporary exhibitions

Shadows in the Sun - A solo Exhibition by Anne Guest

24 April - 17 July 2022

An exciting exhibition of cyanotypes that celebrate the beauty, fragility and vulnerability of the natural world.  Anne combines botanical specimens with other imagery to produce contemporary cyanotypes that create a narrative about the importance of declining natural habitats in the UK.


74th Nuneaton Festival of Arts – Craft & Needwork Exhibition

21 May  - 12 June 2022

Set in the yellow gallery this exhibition is part of the annual Festival of Arts.  Artists from across the borough and beyond submit to the festival competition.  There is a fantastic variety of subjects and mediums to awe and inspire.  You can also purchase some of the works. This much-loved display is always popular, and this year is no different.


Tsuba, from samurai warrior to status symbol

2 April - 22 May 2022

Working with a local Bedworth collector, the Museum is creating its first ever exhibition of Samurai artefacts. The display will focus on Japanese sword guards, which are called tsubas in Japanese.  These are the part of the sword that protects the holder’s hand from the blade. The exhibition will show their decorative development from the warring period to more peaceful times. Designs range from the portrayal of war and myths to depictions of animals and plants.

Last updated Friday, 20th May 2022

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