All talks and trips have been cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
We are hoping this is a postponement of activities and we hope to run the talks and trips we have planned as soon as it is safe to do so.
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Current Talks

Have all been cancelled due to Covid 19, but if you click on ‘Talks’ you can find out more about our talks via Zoom..

Jeremy Holt: The Museum of Computing

Swindon has the first specialist computer museum in the country. The idea for the project started in 1989. After 14…

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Trip to Corinium Museum

Leave the 21st century behind you and discover the treasures of the Cotswolds as you explore its history at this…

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Gavin James: In The Marlborough Night Garden

Gavin has always loved the night sky, but over the past eight years his passion for astrophotography has really grown.…

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Trip to Sandham Memorial Chapel

Nestled in a quiet corner of Hampshire, the Sandham Memorial Chapel hides an unexpected treasure – a remarkable series of…

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Unbuilt Swindon: Jon Ratcliffe

Postponed. Cancelled. Delayed. Local professional photographer Jon Ratcliffe delves into the plans for Swindon that didn’t make it off the drawing…

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Trip to Sculpture in the Landscape 2020

The Friends of the Garden is a voluntary organisation which organises biennial exhibitions of sculpture and bursary programmes for contemporary…

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Free Lunchtime Talk: A Celebration of Colour

Join Engagement Officer and Lecturer, Katie Ackrill for a tour as she highlights the use of colour in artworks featured…

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Free Walk and Talk: Discover Art at STEAM

Join Art on Tour Engagement Officer, Katie Ackrill on this informal walk and talk that will introduce visitors to artworks…

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Free Walk and Talk: Discover Art on Tour at the Civic Offices

Join Art on Tour Engagement Officer, Katie Ackrill on this informal walk and talk as she tells you about artworks from…

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Free Walk and Talk: Discover Art on Tour at the Civic Offices

Join Art on Tour Engagement Officer, Katie Ackrill on this informal walk and talk as she tells you about artworks…

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Free Walk and Talk: Discover Art at STEAM

Join Art on Tour Engagement Officer, Katie Ackrill on this informal walk and talk as she introduces you to artworks…

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Pop and Prosperity: 1960s British Art from the Swindon Collection

PLEASE NOTE THAT SWINDON MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, DUE TO THE COVID-19…

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Upcoming Events

Jeremy Holt: The Museum of Computing

Swindon has the first specialist computer museum in the country. The idea for the project started in 1989. After 14…

read more

Trip to Corinium Museum

Leave the 21st century behind you and discover the treasures of the Cotswolds as you explore its history at this…

read more

Gavin James: In The Marlborough Night Garden

Gavin has always loved the night sky, but over the past eight years his passion for astrophotography has really grown.…

read more

Trip to Sandham Memorial Chapel

Nestled in a quiet corner of Hampshire, the Sandham Memorial Chapel hides an unexpected treasure – a remarkable series of…

read more

Unbuilt Swindon: Jon Ratcliffe

Postponed. Cancelled. Delayed. Local professional photographer Jon Ratcliffe delves into the plans for Swindon that didn’t make it off the drawing…

read more

Trip to Sculpture in the Landscape 2020

The Friends of the Garden is a voluntary organisation which organises biennial exhibitions of sculpture and bursary programmes for contemporary…

read more

Free Lunchtime Talk: A Celebration of Colour

Join Engagement Officer and Lecturer, Katie Ackrill for a tour as she highlights the use of colour in artworks featured…

read more

Free Walk and Talk: Discover Art at STEAM

Join Art on Tour Engagement Officer, Katie Ackrill on this informal walk and talk that will introduce visitors to artworks…

read more

Free Walk and Talk: Discover Art on Tour at the Civic Offices

Join Art on Tour Engagement Officer, Katie Ackrill on this informal walk and talk as she tells you about artworks from…

read more

Free Walk and Talk: Discover Art on Tour at the Civic Offices

Join Art on Tour Engagement Officer, Katie Ackrill on this informal walk and talk as she tells you about artworks…

read more

Free Walk and Talk: Discover Art at STEAM

Join Art on Tour Engagement Officer, Katie Ackrill on this informal walk and talk as she introduces you to artworks…

read more

Art Snaps Podcast

This exciting podcast celebrates Swindon's nationally significant modern art collection, through weekly 10 minute talks (with images) about selected artworks…

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Past Events

Craft Matters

The Phelps Bequest

New Acquisitions

Small Victories

Buttonhooks

Cheese & Wine Evening

Wine Tasting at Magnums

Trip to London

Peter Waldron: Odyssey

The Bomford Gift

Friends AGM 2016

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