Museums and galleries events and exhibitions
Exhibitions at Hereford Museum and Art Gallery
Hereford Museum and Art Gallery is closed temporarily. For further information see the Herefordshire Museums page. The exhibition programme is postponed until further notice.
Events and exhibitions at The Old House, Hereford
Brian Hatton Display
2016 marks 100 years since the death of local artist Brian Hatton who died in action during the First World War. To commemorate the centenary the Old House will host a display of his work.
Our display of reproductions showcases how he was able to capture agricultural life in Edwardian Herefordshire, scenes from the First World War and wonderful portraits of his family and friends.
There are traditional Edwardian parlour games to enjoy and other hands on activities for children. Try on the Edwardian costume and capture the moment with a photograph.
Heritage Open Days
10 -11 September 2016 11am - 4pm.
A unique opportunity to tour the basement at the Old House.
Events at the Museum Resource and Learning Centre
Heritage Open Days - Meet the Pests
A chance to drop in and see the pests caught in our traps and meet our volunteer entomologist.
8 September 2016 10am - 12 noon.
Drawing from nature - Taster sessions
Thursday 22 September 2016 10.30 - 12 noon.
Friday 23 September 2016 10.30 - 12 noon.
Two half day taster sessions learning to draw and paint items from the rich variety of specimens in the Museum Resource Centre's Natural History collection under the guidance of Angela Gladwell, M Art (RCA).
Newcomers and beginners welcome.
£17.50 per person.
Following on from the taster sessions we hope to run regular weekly courses every Thursday during October - November.
For more details contact us: 01432 383383.
Meet the experts, see the collections
On the first Wednesday of every month from 10am until 1pm there is the opportunity for you to come along to the Museum Resource and Learning Centre to meet the curators and see the collections. Bring an item for identification or as a donation, take a tour of our state of the art storage facilities or ask for advice on conserving your own artefacts.
You can meet the experts on costumes and textiles, natural history, archaeology, fine and decorative arts, social history, arms and armour who will be available to answer enquiries.
Peter Reavill - the Finds Liaison Officer for the county - will attend some of the sessions. Find out more information about Finds Liaison and the Portable Antiquities Scheme.
Please phone 01432 383383 for more details.