As the museum enters an exciting new phase, we are pleased to announce the appointment of a new executive director, Chris Kirby.
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August 5, 2017 To coincide with the Burton art gallery’s Quentin Blake “BFG in Pictures” exhibition this summer, a special outdoor cinema event will show the original animated BFG movie from 1989 in Victoria Park on Saturday, September 2. With gates opening at 6.30pm and the film starting at 7.45pm – to ensure dusk is [...]
July 20, 2017 From July 22 the Burton art gallery and museum in Bideford, will be showcasing an exhibition of prints and aquatints by renowned artist, Sir Antony Gormley. Originally from the Alan Cristea Gallery, London, this stunning “Prints by Antony Gormley” exhibition contains a series of works that consider how our physical freedom and [...]
July 8, 2017 If you’ve heard loud footsteps in North Devon recently, it’s because – from Saturday July 15 – Sir Quentin Blake’s exhibition of 40 of his BFG illustrations has galumphed its way into The Burton at Bideford art gallery and museum. Hand-picked by Blake, from his own private archive, this very special “BFG [...]
June 29, 2017 From July 1 the Burton art gallery and museum in Bideford, North Devon launches its new 6-month exhibition programme. With the BFG on its front cover, the new programme has triple the amount of interactive children’s and adults workshops, activities and events than the first half of this year, all of [...]
June 14, 2017 This July, the Burton at Bideford gallery and museum will host Sir Quentin Blake and Sir Antony Gormley exhibitions at the same time. The juxtaposition of “The BFG in Pictures” by Blake, and “Prints by Antony Gormley” is an unprecedented coup for North Devon; these two esteemed, knighted artists are amongst the [...]
An expert in the work of abstract painter Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, Geoffrey Bertram, will be at the Burton gallery holding a special talk about the artist’s life on Saturday, May 6 at 2pm.
Renowned, abstract printmaker-artist, Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, will this week have 59 of her prints exhibited in the region that was a formative influence on her life and work.
Inspired by the Shebbear College art installation, in the Burton’s new Annual Schools Exhibition, the staff at the Burton gallery are asking visitors to consider donating food for the local Northern Devon Food bank in Bideford.
A new, fun, educational exhibition displaying twenty North Devon schools art work – by children aged from 4 to 18-years-old – opens at The Burton art gallery and museum in Bideford this Saturday, February 4.