Work on the exciting transformation of the Treasure House in Champney Road in Beverley is expected to begin in September.
A new customer service centre and the enhanced library will be built as part of the £3.3 million project, and the council’s registration services will be relocated to the building from Walkergate House.
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.
It will be much easier to find out about local history books and articles at Beverley’s Treasure House now as a result of work by the East Riding archives and local studies service. A huge number of books and journal articles can now be searched online.
A series of free lectures by experts will commemorate the hundredth year of Beverley’s museum and art gallery. This year the people of Beverley are celebrating a century since the opening of the gallery and museum in the building given by benefactor John Champney. As well as giving the building – which is now part of the Treasure House, in aptly named Champney Road, Beverley – John Champney also donated…
Lottery Success For Treasure Houses John Champney Celebration The gifts of John Champney to the town of Beverley will be celebrated in 2010 thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. An award of £42,000 to the Treasure House will allow East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s archives and local studies and museum services to hold a programme of events and activities to mark the centenary of the opening of…