burton art gallery and museum
gallery highlights




Kingsley Road, Bideford, Devon EX39 2QQ

Telephone: 01237 471455
Email: info@theburton.org

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

May 21 - July 04

Rachael Howard: Red Work

Red Work is a major solo exhibition by acclaimed textile artist Rachael Howard.

Rachael records and celebrates the joys and frustrations of everyday family life in new large scale works inspired by 19th century redwork story quilts - for her the Instagram of their day.

A touring exhibition curated by Jenny Waterson for Waterside Arts Centre with funding from Arts Council England, this is a fun and engaging exhibition for visitors of all ages.


Talk and Tour Saturday 21st May 2pm Free

Join Rachael Howard to learn more about her inspirations for this exhibition.


June 04 - July 11

Group 7: Colour Values

Colour operates in many ways in life and our environment, and within the visual arts can be a vital means of communicating meaning. In this exhibition the seven artists show works that employ colour as a vital creative force but in a variety of personal and individual ways.

Brian Bishop, Martyn Brewster, Bonnie Brown, Fran Donovan, Michael Griffiths, Ursula Leach and Peter Symons, the artists in this exhibition, have shown work collectively and individually throughout Britain and internationally. Their work is featured in many public, corporate and private collections.


Talk and Tour Saturday 4th June 2pm Free

Join the artists from Group 7 and learn more about the relationship of colour that is a focus for these artists.


lottery funded