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"Surrealism Returns" at Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum

Saturday 27th September – Sunday 23rd November 2008  - Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum
Significant Surrealist works of art return to Gloucestershire at Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum to celebrate a momentous chapter in the history of Surrealism. Drawn from collections all over Britain, visitors can enjoy seeing pictures and sculptures by key artists of the movement including Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Roland Penrose, Henry Moore, Paul Nash, Man Ray, Edward Burra and Yves Tanguy.

Aegean Summer - Paintings by Lucy Dickens at Fosse Gallery Fine Art

Sunday 21st September - Saturday 11th October 2008 Fosse Gallery Fine Art, Stow-on-the-Wold
This is the fourth Exhibition of paintings by Lucy Dickens at the Fosse Gallery. Lucy is the great, great granddaughter of the author and chronicler Charles Dickens and she began her career as a full-time artist in 1990 having previously worked as a fashion stylist for Conde Naste and then as a freelance illustrator for publications including The Financial Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Mail, Vogue, Harpers and Queen and Tatler. 

The Courtier & the Queen-Sir Christopher Hatton and Elizabeth I

A new title by Northampton Author -Malcolm Deacon. Book launch at Northampton Museum and Art Gallery, Guildhall Road, Northampton on Sunday 21st September 2008 from 2pm - 4pm.
No-one gave Queen Elizabeth I more faithful and devoted service than Sir Christopher Hatton; yet he has been largely ignored by historians and unfairly dismissed by early biographers. The myth of him as “the dancing chancellor” still persists, the details of his life relatively unknown.

IN and OUT Contemporary British Glass Two-venue exhibition

Saturday 27th September – Saturday 1st November 2008
IN takes place at New Brewery Arts, Brewery Court, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 1JH
OUT takes place in the grounds and riverside gardens of Quenington Old Rectory, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 5BN
IN and OUT is an unrivalled collection of contemporary glass sculpture featuring an eclectic mix of new and established glass artists who make work for the interior and the garden.

Influences & Inspiration - an exhibition of Arts & Crafts from the 1860s to the present day

Wednesday 10th September – Wednesday 24thSeptember 2008  -10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire, GL4 8EX

Simon Chorley Art and Antiques, in conjunction with John Beer of are pleased to present their 2008 Arts and Crafts exhibition, ‘Influences and Inspiration’. This is a combined loan and selling exhibition which will provide a rare opportunity to purchase furniture and decorative objects from the period together with pieces produced today using the same methods and ideals.

Major Exhibition of new work by Andrew McGarva at Whichford Pottery

Saturday 12th July - Sunday 3rd August in The Octagon Gallery at Whichford Pottery.
Andrew's pots are special for their skilled bold throwing and freehand painted decoration. He has adapted the historical techniques of country pottery and English Delftware to produce a fully hand-made range of functional decorative pots for modern use. Each piece is unique and the painting an ever changing art. This will be Andrew's first one-man exhibition in the UK since 1997.

Summer Exhibition at the Where I fell In Love Gallery

Sunday 6th July - Sunday 31st August at the Where I Fell In Love Gallery, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire.
A selection of Paintings, Ceramics and Sculpture from some local and some international artists.

Court Barn Museum Chipping Campden- At the Sign of the Rainbow

Saturday 19th July to Sunday 21st September 2008 - Exhibition
"At the Sign of the Rainbow: the work of Margaret Calkin James"
at Court Barn Museum,Church Street, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire.

Prinknash Abbey Treasures on show at Simon Chorley Art & Antiques

Saturday 9th August-Thursday 14th August 10.00 to 17.00 at Simon Chorley Art & Antiques
A fascinating loan exhibition of ten centuries of monastic treasure gathered over the years by the Benedictine monks at Prinknash Abbey is on show at Simon Chorley, Art & Antiques, Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire, GL4 8EX. The exhibition will include precious jewellery, textiles, chalices, paintings and furniture. The objects date from the 11th Century to the 20th Century.

Cotswold Art & Artists - a Selling Exhibition organised by Simon Chorley

Wednesday 9th July - Sunday 20th July - Prinknash Abbey Park, Cranham, Gloucs. GL4 8EX
Cotswold Art & Artists, an exhibition of some of Gloucestershire's most established artists and craftsmen spanning the last 100 years.

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