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Breaking with Tradition: British Ceramics Biennial
Breaking with Tradition: British Ceramics Biennial

January 14 – March 20, 2022

In a new partnership, The Burton at Bideford and the British Ceramics Biennial celebrate the importance of heritage and place in the progression of contemporary ceramics.

Breaking with Tradition: British Ceramics Biennial
Living with art: Picasso to Celmins
COMING SOON
Living with art: Picasso to Celmins

January 21 – April 24, 2022

A British Museum Touring Exhibition
Generously supported by the Dorset Foundation in memory of Harry M Weinrebe

Living with art: Picasso to Celmins
Michelle Shields – Artist Residency
Michelle Shields – Artist Residency

January 14 – March 20, 2022

Central to this exhibition is a contemporary re-imagining of The Burton’s RJ Lloyd ceramic collection.

Michelle Shields – Artist Residency
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For those of you unable to visit The Burton in person, visit our online exhibitions

Currently showing:

  • From Source to Sea – Sheila Hutchinson
  • Popalini and Jezando Wood-Fired In Japan
  • A Folk Art Tradition
  • The North Devon Ceramics Trade and the American Connection
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The Burton at Bideford is a community venue for everyone to love and access freely and has art galleries, a shop, a French bistro café, museum, workshop rooms for hire and is Bideford’s tourist information centre.

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Sunday: 11am-4pm

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Kingsley Road, Bideford, Devon EX39 2QQ

01237 471455

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About Us

The Burton at Bideford is over 65 years old. With its friendly team of staff and volunteers, it has been celebrating, exhibiting and nurturing all kinds of artists since being established on 31 October 1951 by local businessman Thomas Burton, and Hubert Coop, a successful artist.

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News & Stories

1901, 2022

World famous artists from 20th century to feature in new exhibition at the Burton Art Gallery

By |Wednesday, January 19, 2022|Categories: Featured, Press Release|Comments Off on World famous artists from 20th century to feature in new exhibition at the Burton Art Gallery

Works of art by renowned artists from the past century feature in the British Museum touring exhibition Living with art: Picasso to Celmins, now on display in the Burton at Art Gallery.

2210, 2021

The annual Christmas Open: handing-in days for selection announced

By |Friday, October 22, 2021|Categories: Press Release|Comments Off on The annual Christmas Open: handing-in days for selection announced

Open to local artists, both professional and amateur. If you're interested in submitting work, please read the terms and conditions and complete the entry form before bringing your work in to the gallery on Saturday 27th or Sunday 28th November.

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star rating  I stopped for a short explore and was very impressed with the museum and with the current photography exhibition. Decent cafe as well

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1901, 2022

World famous artists from 20th century to feature in new exhibition at the Burton Art Gallery

By |Wednesday, January 19, 2022|Categories: Featured, Press Release|Comments Off on World famous artists from 20th century to feature in new exhibition at the Burton Art Gallery

Works of art by renowned artists from the past century feature in the British Museum touring exhibition Living with art: Picasso to Celmins, now on display in the Burton at Art Gallery.

2210, 2021

The annual Christmas Open: handing-in days for selection announced

By |Friday, October 22, 2021|Categories: Press Release|Comments Off on The annual Christmas Open: handing-in days for selection announced

Open to local artists, both professional and amateur. If you're interested in submitting work, please read the terms and conditions and complete the entry form before bringing your work in to the gallery on Saturday 27th or Sunday 28th November.

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