Anybody who recently enjoyed Gordon Meredith’s new play at East Riding Theatre, ‘Paint the Town Fred’, all about Beverley’s most famous artists, Fred and Mary Elwell, can go and see the unrivalled collection of paintings by both artists on display at Beverley Art Gallery, located in the Treasure House in Champney Road.
There will be a chance to join Treasure House Curator, Sally Hayes, to hear about the paintings of Fred and Mary Elwell which are on display in Beverley Art Gallery, on Wednesday, 8 June, from 1pm – 1.30pm.
This short informal lunchtime tour will provide an enjoyable introduction to the renowned artistic Beverlonian couple and will be the perfect companion event to the performances of Gordon Meredith’s new play, ‘Paint the Town Fred’, at East Riding Theatre in Beverley on 9, 10, and 11 June.
Following a sell-out run in April, the new play, ‘Paint the town Fred’, written by Gordon Meredith, will return to the East Riding Theatre in Beverley from Thursday 9 to Saturday 11 June 2022, alongside a festival of Elwell themed events including a gallery tour, talk by Wendy Loncaster, artist workshops and Q&A with the cast, director and writer.
After a successful and extremely popular run in April, ‘Paint the Town Fred’, a new play about Beverley’s best-known artists, Fred and Mary Elwell, will return to the East Riding Theatre (ERT) in Beverley for an extended run in early June.
The play, written by Gordon Meredith, will be performed again from Thursday 9 to Saturday 11 June, 2022, at ERT, including a socially distanced matinee
Although the popular exhibition, ‘Reflections of Japan in East Yorkshire,’ is closing this Saturday (26 March) at Beverley Art Gallery, it’s not the end of the line for many of its exhibits.
The stunning collection of Japanese toys contributed to the exhibition by local collector Jane Irisa from the East Riding has found a new home. Her entire collection will be going to the Oriental Museum of Durham University.
The cast has been announced for a brand new play about Beverley’s best-known artists, Fred and Mary Elwell, whose lives and work will be celebrated in April at the East Riding Theatre in Beverley and Hull’s Ferens Art Gallery.
The cast for ‘Paint the Town Fred’ will include four local actors, who will form an ensemble to portray a number of characters between them.
To accompany the popular exhibition, ‘Reflections of Japan in East Yorkshire’, which is still on display at Beverley Art Gallery, East Riding Museums have launched a new online learning resource for primary schools, all about Japanese toys, arts and crafts.
The video-based resource explores the fascinating world of Japanese culture and investigates the connection between Beverley Art Gallery and Japan.
Skidby Windmill is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, East Riding children and young people were invited to enter a competition to draw or create an original image of the landscape, buildings and area around the mill.
To add an extra dimension to the popular exhibition at Beverley Art Gallery, ‘Reflections of Japan in East Yorkshire’, curator Helena Cox will be running guided tours and talks about the exhibition on three dates in December.
East Riding Museums have updated their webpage which celebrates ways that visiting their venues can support wellbeing, through the ‘Five Ways to Wellbeing’: connect, be active, take notice, learn, and give.
‘Reflections of Japan in East Yorkshire’, a unique exhibition bringing together a selection of items from private collections across East Yorkshire and artwork by Laura Boswell, opens Saturday 16 October at Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House.
The idea for the exhibition came about over two years ago when the Japanese Embassy introduced the ‘Japan-UK Season of Culture’, a celebration of the many facets of Japanese culture in the UK.
As part of its forthcoming exhibition, ‘Reflections of Japan in East Yorkshire’, Beverley Art Gallery is delighted to showcase the artwork of the renowned printmaker, Laura Boswell.
Laura works exclusively in the medium of woodblock printing and linocuts. She repeatedly travelled to Japan in search of a deeper understanding of the woodblock printing technique, typical of traditional Japanese culture.
It’s very nearly the last chance to see the hugely popular ‘Brick Wonders’ exhibition, curated by artist Warren Elsmore, at Beverley Art Gallery. The last day of the exhibition will be Saturday, 2 October 2021.