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Choose a painting for a new wall in the gallery

Fancy being a curator for a few minutes? Here’s your chance! Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery are planning to re-hang a wall of the Picture Gallery with a different selection of paintings from the collection. We want you to be … Continue reading

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A Gurkha’s Story

Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery was delighted to welcome ex Gurkha Sergeant Robin Rai on Wednesday 28 November. Robin has donated his Gurkha Number 2 Dress Uniform to the museum collection and has also had his experiences of army life … Continue reading

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A Happy Birthday to George Eliot!

Yesterday George Eliot turned 193! The local writer was born on South Farm on the Arbury Estate, Nuneaton, on the 22nd November 1819. To celebrate the anniversary of the writer’s birth, the museum brought out items from storage to enable visitors to … Continue reading

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Read All About It for Heritage Open Days!

A special Heritage Open Days event will be taking place on Sunday 9 September! From 11am to 1.30pm join two members of the Museum team at the Griff House Hotel in Nuneaton as they reveal the daily diary of Robert … Continue reading

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Collections News: George Eliot’s boots now on display!

Here is your chance to see a fabulous pair of ankle boots that once belonged to the Nuneaton born writer, George Eliot. These boots are made from cream kid leather with silk bows. The boots are a size 5 and … Continue reading

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Bedbox, Blanco & Boots back at the Museum & Art Gallery!

I’m so pleased to have this exhibition back at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery once again. It was first shown in 2010 and created a great deal of interest, both from National Service veterans and family members, some of whom … Continue reading

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Counting Down to Saturday!

Last Sunday and Monday hundreds of craft and needlecraft items were brought to the museum to take part in the Needlecraft and Craft sections of the Festival of Arts.  Following adjudication on Tuesday the last few days have been spent displaying all the items.  … Continue reading

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