Opening Celebration | Life with Art: Benton End and the East Anglian School of Painting and Drawing

Exhibitions: FREE

Opening Celebration | Life with Art: Benton End and the East Anglian School of Painting and Drawing

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Friday 10 December 2021 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Cedric Morris in His Garden, c.1957 (oil on board), Morgan, Glyn (1926-2015) / Ipswich Borough Council Museums and Galleries, Suffolk, UK / © the estate of Glyn Morgan / Bridgeman Images

Courtesy of the Benton End House & Garden Trust

Join us for the opening of Life with Art: Benton End and the East Anglian School of Painting and Drawing, and be the first to see artworks from the iconic artists that were influenced by the Benton End art school.

With over 100 artworks on display by renowned artists including David Carr, Lucian Freud, Maggi Hambling, Frances Hodgkin, Valerie Thornton, and Denis Wirth-Miller, this opening celebration will give visitors the opportunity to see these iconic artworks ahead of the official exhibition start date of December 11th.

This wide-ranging presentation, made in partnership with Colchester Art Society will feature artworks on loan from collections including the Arts Council Collection, Jerwood Collection, Colchester + Ipswich Museum, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, and a number of private collections.

Following the opening celebration event, the exhibition is open every day 10am – 5pm until Monday 18 April 2022 Find out more

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The galleries will be open late, so you’ll have the opportunity see all of our current exhibitions – including Simon Carter and Jevan Watkins Jones: Shore Lines, @background_bob and his amazing friends – guess who’s back! and Michael Landy: Essex Man (after Collet)

 

 

 

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