Exhibition Archive

2020

An archive of past exhibitions at the West Berkshire Museum.

Hoards

Runs until 26/07/2020

Bringing together, for the first time, more than a dozen hoards from all over West Berkshire.

A Time and A Place

05/02/2020 – 26/04/2020

In this exhibition, Newbury College Art & Design students will showcase their artwork, which was inspired by a visit to West Berkshire Museum.

Focus on Stratfield Mortimer

04/12/2019 - 05/07/2020

This exhibition will explore the parish of Stratfield Mortimer’s history through objects from the museum collection and loaned from the local community.

The Body Unlocked

22/07/2020 - 27/08/2020

A photography exhibition showcasing ground-breaking NHS research taking place across the Thames Valley.

2019

Open Studios Exhibition: Hidden Ties

30/09/2019 - 07/10/2019

Featuring talented local artists whose work includes paintings, sculptures and drawings, covering a wide range of media.

Wild Boar

29/05/2019 – 16/06/2019

A collection of paintings from local artist Mike Brain of Wild Boar Design, brought to life through a unique style inspired by nature and graphic design.

Newbury Camera Club

30/09/2019 - 07/10/2019

An exhibition of some of the finest prints submitted by club members this year.

Knitted Newbury

31/07/2019 - 18/08/2019

A team of 20 enthusiastic knitters spent nine months creating their own unique image of Newbury and the surrounding countryside

The Way We Were in West Berkshire

16/01/2019 - 30/09/2019

A collaborative exhibition with the Newbury and Thatcham Past and Present Facebook group using objects and photographs from the museum collection to collect memories and develop conversations about our heritage.

Beauty of Nature

06/03/2019 – 24/03/2019

An exhibition of the photographic work created by young people as part of the West Berkshire Young Photographer competition organised by the Rotary Club of Newbury.

Drawing to Painting by Nick Schlee

03/04/2019 - 28/04/2019

Drawing to Painting explored how artist Nick Schlee captures ‘the essence of the countryside’ and illustrates how working at speed to forces himself to ‘make bold decisions about line and colour’.

Focus on Lambourn

03/04/2019 - 24/11/2019

Lambourn’s rich history explored through objects in the Museum’s collection. This is the first exhibition in a series focusing on West Berkshire’s towns and villages.

Food Journeys

Food Journeys

12/09/2018 - 03/03/2019

Community exhibition of West Berkshire’s food history

Christopher Hall Retrospective

Christopher Hall Retrospective

14/11/2018 – 24/02/2019

Another chance to examine the life and work of this highly respected local artist

Greenham – Tracks Across the Common

Greenham – Tracks Across the Common

Finishes early Dec 2018

How We Remember

03/10/2018 - 15/12/2019

Commemorating the centenary of the end of World War One, this exhibition focuses on the histories of the people of West Berkshire and will explore how cherished memories cling to ordinary objects, enabling moments to be shared across the generations.

If you go down to the Woods

21/08/2019 - 15/09/2019

An exhibition bringing together work by the members of the Kennet Valley Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers.

2018

Paper, People and Print

Paper, People and Print

01/11/2017 - 20/05/2018

Present Perfect

Present Perfect

11/11/2017 - 22/12/2018

Into the Blue

Into the Blue

31/01/2018 - 25/02/2018

A Different Perspective

A Different Perspective

27/02/2018 - 25/03/2018

The Knitted Fence

The Knitted Fence

28/03/2018 - 29/04/2018

Still Digging Up The Past

Still Digging Up The Past

02/05/2018 - 23/09/2018

Invisible Threads

Invisible Threads

02/05/2018 - 03/06/2018

Cover to Cover

Cover to Cover

12/05/2018 - 04/06/2018

The Greatest Show on Earth

The Greatest Show on Earth

30/05/2018 - 02/09/2018

 

Burghfield Library Pop Up Exhibition

01/06/2018 - 30/07/2018

Christopher Hall Retrospective

Christopher Hall Retrospective

06/06/2018 - 01/07/2018

Newbury Camera Club

Newbury Camera Club

04/07/2018 - 29/07/2018

Yattendon

Yattendon

01/08/2018 - 26/08/2018

From Marazion to Marakesh

From Marazion to Marakesh

05/09/2018 - 30/09/2018

Christopher Hall Retrospective

Christopher Hall Retrospective

13/11/2018 - 03/03/2018

2017

Boxford Masques

Boxford Masques
A look at the history and future of this famous community drama
07/10/2016 - 08/01/2017

Cabinets of Curiosity

Cabinets of Curiosity
A look at how museums collect. What strange and wonderful things are in our collection
05/08/2016 - 10/09/2017

Thatcham Remembered

Thatcham Remembered
A study through old photographs from the museum collection.
Ended 18/06/2017

The Lie of the Land

The Lie of the Land
A collection of paintings of landscapes around West Berkshire
Ended 27/08/2017

Something Old, Something New

Something Old, Something New

16/12/2016 - 30/11/2017

Be Prepared

Be Prepared

01/07/2017 - 05/03/2017

Reflections

Reflections

06/03/2017 - 26/03/2017

Artikinesis Springtime Art Exhibition

Artikinesis Springtime Art Exhibition

29/03/2017 - 23/04/2017

Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment

03/04/2017 - 03/05/2018

Photographs and Jewellery

Photographs and Jewellery

26/04/2017 - 21/05/2017

Cover to Cover

Cover to Cover

26/04/2017 - 21/05/2017

Home-Start West Berkshire

Home-Start West Berkshire

24/05/2017 - 02/07/2017

Trophies & Tractors

Trophies & Tractors

30/06/2017 - 24/09/2018

Newbury Camera Club

Newbury Camera Club

05/07/2017 - 31/07/2017

Newbury Art Group

Newbury Art Group

02/08/2017 - 27/08/2017

Warm and Wacky

Warm and Wacky

30/08/2017 - 01/10/2017

Greenham – Tracks Across the Common

Greenham – Tracks Across the Common

27/09/2017 - 25/09/2018

Willow Carnarvon Art Group

Willow Carnarvon Art Group

04/10/2017 - 29/10/2017