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The Museum of Richmond’s 30th Anniversary: A Retrospective

20 October 2018 – 23 February 2019

The Museum of Richmond celebrates its 30th Anniversary in 2018. To mark the occasion this Temporary Exhibition will explore the Museum’s collections, past exhibitions and events through the eyes of 30 influential individuals from the Museum’s 30 years. Visit to find out more and get involved with the various events and activities, which will be taking place throughout the exhibition.

Creative Mindfulness

Drawing workshop for adults Saturday 9th February 2019

10.30am to 12.30pm
£10 per person –  includes all materials and refreshments

CLICK HERE TO BOOK

Be inspired by the Museum’s collections and take some time to be mindful, observe and draw, with no pressure to create a master piece.

Join local artist Louise Anderson for this relaxing, artist-led drawing session. Working with Museum staff, you will be lead on a journey exploring different parts of the collection, allowing you to create some stillness and tranquillity through drawing and being creative, leaving the workshop with your own original pieces to treasure.

January Curator’s Tour

Saturday 5 January, 2pm to 3pm

Discover more about some of the Museum of Richmond’s objects as the Curator shares her favourite stories from the collection.

Curator’s Tours are free. Please meet at the Museum’s front desk.

Founding the Museum of Richmond

Tuesday 27 November Riverside Room, Old Town Hall

Doors open at 7pm, talk starts at 7:30pm
Tickets are £5, or £4 for Friends of the Museum

Available from the Museum, The Open Book on King’s Street, or by clicking here

A town like Richmond without a Museum – Unthinkable! The idea for a museum for Richmond first surfaced in 1843 but it took over 140 years for this to become reality. Come and hear Valerie Boyes, a member of the original Museum steering group and an ex Chair of the Museum Board reveal the fascinating story of how the efforts of John Cloake and a group of local residents made the Museum a reality.

November Curator’s Tour

Saturday 10 November, 2pm to 3pm

Discover more about some of the Museum of Richmond’s objects as the Curator shares her favourite stories from the collection.

Spring Exhibitions: Explosive History!

2 March 2019 – 9 May 2019 

Discover the history of the Hounslow gunpowder mills during the First World War in this pop-up exhibition from the London Wildlife Trust. 

This exhibition was created by the London Wildlife Trust with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Ham Is Where The Heart Is

11 May 2019 – 13 July 2019

Developed from an oral histories project, this pop-up exhibition explores life in Ham and Petersham
over the last 80 years through stories and pictures.

This exhibition was created with support from the Heritage Lottery fund, Ham United Group, the London Richmond Borough of Richmond upon Thames and the Library Services.

VISIT

Price

Free Admission

Opening hours

Tues – Fri 11am to 5pm
Sat, April – September: 11am to 5pm
Sat, October – March: 11am to 4pm

Find us

2nd Floor, Old Town Hall, Whittaker
Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP
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Please note

We often have learning workshops which start before the Museum opens which means we can be busy

HOW TO GET HERE

Second Floor, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP
020 8332 1141
info@museumofrichmond.com

 

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