Watercolour: Works from the Shipley Collection

19 Jan - 18 May 13

The River Tyne, North Shields, by the artist Thomas Marie Madawaska Hemy 1881 (d)

The River Tyne, North Shields, by the artist Thomas Marie Madawaska Hemy 1881 (d)

A new exhibition showcasing highlights from the Shipley’s 19th and 20th century British watercolour and drawing collection. 

Works include landscapes (featuring many well-known local scenes), portraits and still lifes by local and national artists including William Henry Hunt, Sir Hubert von Herkomer, George Horton and Norman Cornish.

 

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Do you have a sock monster in your house? Wondering what to do with those odd ones? Come along on Wednesday (10am-2pm) and make a Sock Puppet with fabrics, buttons and beads. Cost: £2.50 per child

12:37pm 26 May 2015

Happy Bank Holiday everyone! Remember we don't open on Mondays but we will be open throughout the rest of the week Tues-Fri 10am-4pm & Sat 10am-5pm. Come & see our latest exhibition - its #BloomingMarvellous

10:34am 25 May 2015

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WW1 evening dress

21 May 2015

Five WW1 evening outfits. Recently we had some of our beautiful costume collection photographed professionally as part of the ‘Wor Life’ project.