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BURTON ART GALLERY
& MUSEUM

Kingsley Road, Bideford, Devon EX39 2QQ

Telephone: 01237 471455
Email:burtonartgallery@torridge.gov.uk

Admission is Free
Open Daily 10am - 4pm
Sundays 11am - 4pm


Winter at The Burton

The Building is now CLOSED until Monday 2nd February. (including Bideford Toruist Information, Cafe du Parc and the Gallery and Museum)
From Saturday 17th January 2015 until Sunday 1st February The Burton will be closed. Re-opening at 10.00 a.m on Monday 2nd February 2015.
Over Christmas and New Year we normally close to the public for 2 weeks to do some spring cleaning, stock taking and generally get together as a staff team to think and plan our future. But as you know this year we opened between Christmas and New Year which hasn't given us any time to get some of our jobs done plus we're having our air handling system refurbished. So we will be closed from Saturday 17th January until Sunday 1st February, opening with an exhibition from the Ackland and Edwards collection, 'Between the Lines', at 10am on Monday 2nd February.

5 Winners of the Richard Long Signed book 'Walking the Line' Announced
We're really pleased to announce the winners of the Richard Long signed books:
Quiz winners: Henry Roe, Natalie Fairbrother, Carol Mowe
Inspired Artwork Winners: Year 1 Kingsley School (Ice Circle). Beth Sequoia (Naturally Artful - Hazelnut Whirl)
All winners have been notified by email with details on how to collect their prize. Thank you to all who entered and to the Youth Collective for inspiring the competition.
See the Burton's Facebook page for images.

Vacancies
We currently have a vacancy for a Visitor Service Assistant - including retail. The post averages 20 hours per week £15,207 - £16,231 p.a. pro rata and is a Fixed Term Contract to 31 March 2016. The role is rota based, including weekend and some evening work. CLOSING DATE:  22nd January 2015 at midday.
For more information and an application pack click here

Exhibitions
Ackland and Edwards 'Between the Lines', 2nd February - 9th March 2015
Annual Schools Exhibition 13th February - 16th March 2015
See Forthcoming Exhibitions for more information

Activities For Children And Families
Crafty Kids: Crafty Kids for Under 5’s every Monday 10am - 12noon (except Bank Holidays). Always something fun for kids to do. For under fives and families.
Young Friends: last Saturday every month, except January 2015. 10am - 12 noon. £1 donation. Supported by The Friends of The Burton.

Craft Gallery and Museum
Don't forget to visit our collection of Bideford artefacts in the upstairs museum, view the wonderful RJ Lloyd ceramic collection or browse our craft gallery full of art,  jewellery, ceramics and fine crafts for purchase.  

January - June Exhibition and Events 2015 Programme
Want to know more about what is going on at The Burton? See the Forthcoming Exhibitions and Events sections on this website.  The programme is currently at the printers, so why not click the button on the right to join the mailing list and have one posted out to you.

Check out our Facebook page.  Now on Twitter too..
for photos, news and views about our latest activities.

lottery funded
Torridge District Council