Chippenham Museum Opportunities for Local Artists

11th February 2020 / News archive

Following the success of the 2019 programme, Chippenham Museum is hosting our second ARTSPACE season of exhibitions celebrating local creativity, accompanied by a series of talks and special pop-ups displays at the Yelde Hall throughout the season.

Artists Opportunities

ARTSPACE Yelde Hall Pop-Ups

Chippenham Museum is offering the Yelde Hall as a space for pop-up exhibitions as part of our ARTSPACE programme from May to July 2020. The space is available for free to individual artists or groups of artists interested in exhibiting together.

Applications are open until Tuesday 10 March

To apply:

View  ARTSPACE Yelde Hall Pop-Ups Information, which includes dates the space is available

Complete the museum’s Exhibitor Form



Chippenham Museum are inviting local artists, designers and makers, working across any medium to submit pieces on the theme of reflection to coincide with the 75th Anniversary of V E Day. Entries are open for those aged 16+ and will be selected by a panel including a special guest judge.

Applications are open until Friday 10 April

To apply:

View ARTSPACE Open Information, which includes a schedule and terms & conditions

Complete the museum’s Exhibitor Form


ARTSPACE Exhibition Programme


1 – 20 May

Chippenham Museum’s first ever ARTSPACE Open, featuring works by local artists, designers and makers on the theme of reflection, to coincide with the 75th Anniversary of VE Day.


Spotlight On

23 May – 18 June

An exhibition putting a spotlight on recent additions to the museum’s art collection, featuring 100 years of modern and contemporary art in the local area.


Artist in Exile: Peter Potworowski

20 June – 9 July

Following on from last year’s display of the work of his wife Doreen, this exhibition introduces the art of Peter Potworowski, who, after exile from Poland during the Second World War, become an inspirational teacher at the Bath Academy of Art, Corsham


Chippenham & District Artists

11 – 25 July

The annual summer exhibition showcasing the work of Chippenham and District Artists.


Chippenham Museum is open Monday to Saturday from 10am to 4pm. The museum, a Chippenham Town Council facility, is free to enjoy with two floors of galleries to explore.