Guided tour: Highlights of Art
Please note due to industrial action by PCS on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 August there will be no guided tours on those days. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
A highlights tour of some of our art galleries with a Volunteer Guide.
Highlights of Art: Collecting Treasures– a themed guided tour of the art galleries looking at the role of art collectors and their importance to the Museum today. This tour will highlight works from the collections of pioneering art patrons such as Watkin Williams-Wynn, Gwendoline and Margaret Davies, Wilfred De Winton, William Goscombe John and Derek Williams among others.
Highlights of Art: A Journey through Landscape – this themed guided tour will look at the representation of landscape throughout the art collection and will feature Constable’s Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows on tour from Tate Britain. (Constable on display until 7 Sept 2014)
Richard Wilson (1714-1782) and the Transformation of European Landscape Painting (5 July– 28 Oct 2014)
A highlights tour of the exhibition looking at how Wilson showed that landscape paintings could have layers of meanings and convey mood and emotions too.
Tuesdays - Collecting Treasures
Wednesdays - A Journey Through Landscape
Thursdays - Richard Wilson - Transformation of European Landscape Painting
Fridays - Collecting Treasures
Saturdays - A Journey Through Landscape
Sundays - Richard Wilson - Transformation of European Landscape Painting
Group and BSL tours available, call (029) 2057 3325.