Museum Exhibitions

What’s On -

Special Exhibition: Newbury Camera Club

5 July - 31 July 2017. The camera club present a new collection of spectacular prints for their new 2017 exhibition. Our second floor galleries host a series of special...

Special Exhibition: Newbury Art Group

2 - 27 August 2017. Work from the museum collection chosen by the Newbury Art Group.  Members will be sketching in the galleries every Wednesday during the exhibition 11am-3pm. Our...

Special Exhibition: The Lie of the Land

Runs until 27 August 2017. An exhibition of landscape paintings from the museum’s collection that have taken inspiration from West Berkshire’s beautiful and varied countryside, dating from the 19th century...

Special Exhibition: Trophies and Tractors

30 June - 24 September 2017. A look at the history of the Royal County of Berkshire Show, from its humble beginnings in 1909 to today’s highly respected agricultural and...

Special Exhibition: Warm and Wacky

30 August - 1 October 2017. New work from the Kennet Valley Weavers, Spinners & Dyers the group will also be running free workshops at the museum throughout August, see...

Special Exhibition: Paper, People and Print

Opens 1 November 2017.  Paper making has a long history in West Berkshire, starting from small mills making paper to large factories in the 20th century like Reeds, later Fields...

Special Exhibition: Cabinets of Curiosity

Runs until 31 December 2017. Taking inspiration from the long history of ‘Cabinets of Curiosity’, we have gathered together our own collection of strange and wonderful things from the collection....

Special Exhibition: Greenham – Tracks Across the Common

Opens 27 September 2017. Celebrating the history of Greenham Common to coincide with Greenham Common Trust’s 20th anniversary since the former RAF airbase was returned to nature. This exhibition looks...

Special Exhibition: Crime and Punishment

May 2017 - May 2018. A history of crime in West Berkshire with illustrated accounts of crime and punishment from the Martyrs of Newbury to the last use of stocks...

Special Exhibition: Hoards

Opens January 24th 2018. Bringing together for the first time, over 11 hoards from all over West Berkshire.  A chance to see buried treasure from prehistory to the medieval period, ranging...