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Friends of Swindon Museum and Art Gallery

We are a voluntary organisation which helps to promote and support Swindon Museum & Art Gallery.


  • Supporting the preservation and conservation of the collections.
  • Expanding the collections by funding new acquisitions.
  • Contributing to new exhibitions and refurbishing existing galleries.
  • Volunteering and supporting museum activities.


  • A practical way for you to support our unique Museum and Art Gallery
  • A programme of lectures and trips
  • Three issues of the Friends’ Journal every year
  • Invitations to Private Views and social events
  • Reduced price entry to talks
  • Opportunities to become involved in specific museum projects.

To become a Friend you can join online by clicking the link below, click for a form to print, or visit the gallery and pick up a form. £15 individual membership/ £30 joint membership.

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Acquiring Works for the National Trust

A talk by Emile de Bruijn, Lead Registrar (Collections Development) This talk will focus on how the National Trust identifies…

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Cutting Edge: A Trip to Dulwich Picture Gallery

This is the first major show of work by artists of the Grosvenor School, including a guided tour by curator…

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International Tennis Art – Swindon’s Vicente do Rêgo Monteiro Tennis of 1928 in context

Professor Ann Sumner will highlight the painting Tennis of 1928 by Vicente do Rego Monteiro (1899 — 1970), held in…

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Trip to Fresh Air Sculpture Show

Join us on a trip to the Fresh Air Sculpture Show in Quenington! The Curator of the exhibition will give…

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