Nantwich Museum has announced its 2017 programme of temporary exhibitions aimed at showcasing local talent and providing a varied programme of art and heritage events.
Running up to Saturday 21st January 2017, in the Millennium Gallery, are the concluding weeks of the 2016 Nantwich Camera Club exhibition of prints and projected images. Talking Pictures – an exhibition by Nicholas Ferenczy follows, including poetry readings and practical art workshops. At the end of March there is a Celebration of William Shakespeare by John Harrison. River Weaver – A Meander Through Time is the summer exhibition prepared by the museum’s Research Group, focussing particularly on the river around Nantwich. The 2017 Nantwich Camera Club exhibition opens in September and the year concludes with A Story to Tell by Kay Bayliss. The annual Skoolzfest exhibition is scheduled for the late Spring.
The opening exhibition in the Your Space Gallery is Road To The Battle Of Nantwich, leading to Civil War Tours of the town, a Musketry Demonstration and Music by Forlorne Hope on Holly Holy Day on Saturday 28th January 2017. At the end of February is Marguerite Turner’s exhibition Shared Space, followed in May by the annual Rotary Children’s Art competition. Crewe and Nantwich U3A Photography will exhibit their work from the end of May. Running concurrently with River Weaver – a Meander Through Time will be Drawn from the Weaver, artwork by Pamela Field inspired by the river. In the Autumn will be Performing Bodies by Beryl Wyatt.
Other events include occasional talks and children’s workshops. Entry to the museum and exhibitions is free but there are charges for some of the events. There is usually an opportunity to purchase work from the art exhibitions. For dates see here.