4 May – 27 July, free entry
Artspace@Chippenaham Museum is a new annual season dedicated to showcasing the best of new and local art. From May to July our temporary exhibition gallery will host a programme of specially curated displays changing every two weeks.
Doreen Heaton Potworowska (1930-2014)
Saturday 1 June to Thursday 13 June
Doreen Heaton Potworowska studied at the Bath Academy of Art, Corsham in the early 1950’s were she was taught by and later married the Polish artist, Peter Potworowski. Her abstract paintings show the influence of this marriage and draw on her experience of life in Poland. This selling show is curated by John Stocks at AM Fine Art.
Perception: Viewing the world differently
Saturday 15 June to Thursday 27 June
For the first time this exhibition brings together the work of artists Rachel Heard, Laura Kirkpatrick, Sam Perry, Celia Smith and Chris Warren. Through multimedia paintings, wooden constructions, wire sculptures and drawings made using a typewriter; this exhibition invites the viewer to think again about the world around them.
Our new display of toys from the past brings a little nostalgia to the museum. Come and see the collection of 19th and 20th century dolls, models and construction toys and join in the fun with our children’s activities.
From Baldrick’s to bells our latest costume display celebrates the local dance sides, both past and present that have performed at the annual Chippenham Folk Festival.