Tag Archives: History


This week we are putting together our new exhibition called “(B)lab” and I can safely say we haven’t done anything like this before.  The exhibition has come out of our work with Battersea Arts Centre and the Creative Museums Programme.  … Continue reading

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An insight into how we source our shows – will you be exhibiting with us in 2017?

Visitors to the museum will know we show all kinds of different things and our exhibitions cover a wide range of subjects. We host touring exhibitions which we hire in from different galleries and companies and we often develop our … Continue reading

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Help Make Me Tick!

  Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery has launched a fundraising campaign to get Nuneaton’s Black Forest organ clock working again. Funds donated will restore the clock movement and organ, which plays German folk music. You can find out more and keep … Continue reading

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Lunchtime Talks in 2014

I’ve just finished putting together the programme for the Lunchtime Talks throughout 2014 and hopefully we have something to suit all tastes and can make your lunchtime a little bit different! Just to give you a taster of what’s coming … Continue reading

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‘Agis Quod Agis’

On 20th December 1913 Edward Ferdinand Melly got his wish from the Council granted. If they would buy a plot of land in RiversleyPark, he would pay to have a Museum built. To celebrate this amazing event we are bringing … Continue reading

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Favourite Downton Abbey Costume Revealed!

As the new series of Downton Abbey begins on British television screens, Nuneaton Museum is looking back at the success of the recent costume exhibition ‘Dressing Downton’. Museum staff, volunteers and visitors were all sad to see the exhibition dismantled. … Continue reading

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Discover Dante at Nuneaton Museum

Hi my name is Robert and I am one of the Front of House Team at the Museum. Being an avid Dan Brown reader, I was thrilled to receive his new book Inferno. What I love about his books is … Continue reading

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Top 10 Objects on Display

Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery would like to share the top 10 objects currently on display. Museum volunteer Pete first took a camera around the museum and snapped objects that stood out as interesting and inspiring items to him. The museum team then managed … Continue reading

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Geraint and Enid’s Journey Continues…

Nuneaton Museum Art Gallery have sent away an oil painting from the collection, to be re-glazed. ‘Geraint and Enid’ (1913) by Adrian Jones is earmarked to be displayed later in the year when the museum team will re-hang a wall in … Continue reading

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Print on Demand service for Nuneaton paintings

Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery are pleased to announce that copies of the oil paintings from the collection are now available to purchase online. The Print on Demand website is hosted by the Public Catalogue Foundation and features 52 paintings from the Museum & … Continue reading

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