Museum Exhibitions

What’s On -

Special Exhibition: Cover to Cover

29 April -  28 May 2017. A display of 30 sketchbooks each on a theme that have been exchanged amongst Open Studios artists for a period of 6 months.  The...

Special Exhibition: Thatcham Remembered

Runs until 18 June 2017. The Thatcham Remembered exhibition features photographs from the museum collection, including many images of buildings which have since been demolished.  The images cover several themes from...

Special Exhibition: Home-Start West Berkshire

24 May  - 2 July 2017. An exhibition presented by Home-Start West Berkshire to celebrate 100 years of parenting. Our second floor galleries host a series of special exhibitions, along...

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: Something Old, Something New

Runs until 30 November 2017. Marriage and weddings have been at the heart of society for centuries but practice and tradition have changed. One long standing tradition that remains at...

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: 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...