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Full Circle By Alice Wood   -  until 3 November 2019

Almost 45 years since Alice Wood's art was first displayed in Chelmsford Museum, her newest creations can be seen on the gallery wall to the right of the museum reception.


Snapping the Stiletto Exhibition   -  14 September to 3 November 2019

Following the Centenary of the Representation of the People Act 1918 which gave British women the vote, this exhibition celebrates the lives and accomplishments of strong Essex women.


Hocus Pocus Exhibition  -  28 October to 2 November 2019

This exhibition for Halloween and the half-term holiday explores the history of women accused of witchcraft in Essex. It will be an exciting and interactive exhibition suitable for all the family.


Edward Bawden Exhibition  -  16 November to 1 March 2020

From the Chelmsford Museum's website:
Edward Bawden had the incredible talent of telling stories through his art. As such, publishers commissioned him to illustrate a number of books and poems with his unique and enthralling lino printed images.

On the 30th anniversary of his death, this exhibition will showcase some of his wonderful illustrations, humour and style.


Chloe Cheese Talk  -   7.30pm on Thursday 21 November 2019 Tickets ¬£10 (see Chelmsford Museum website)

From the Chelmsford Museum's website:
Chloe Cheese was just a little girl when she first met Edward Bawden and his family. Living in Great Bardfield (the same village as them) and being the daughter of artists Bernard Cheese and Sheila Robinson, Chloe had the unique experience of growing up surrounded by some of the most influential artists of the 20th century.

This exclusive talk from Chloe will reflect on her own interactions with Edward and how she become a successful artist, joining the ranks of the Great Bardfield Artists.

Doors will open at 7.30pm with a drinks reception. The talk will begin at 8pm and depending on time, curator of the Edward Bawdon Exhibition, Grace Scott, will give tours of the exhibition before finishing at 9.30pm.


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