Saturday, 04 April 2020

Dutch master’s great leap was something he had to work for

Dutch master’s great leap was something he had to work for

Young Rembrandt | Ashmolean Museum, Oxford | Until June 7 REMBRANDT is one of the world’s greatest artists but he was no child prodigy....

 

Life goes on

AN exhibition about living with a brain injury will be launched at the River & Rowing Museum in Henley next month. Life After Brain ...

 

Museum’s celebrating artist’s gentle wildness

Museum’s celebrating artist’s gentle wildness

AN exhibition celebrating the artist Gertrude Hermes’s lifelong fascination with the natural world has opened at Henley’s River & ...

 

Our half-term activities and workshops will unleash your children’s creativity

Our half-term activities and workshops will unleash your children’s creativity

YOU’LL go wild for the half-term activities lined up at the River & Rowing Museum next week. This February half-term, the River & ...

 

New exhibitions are medical and artistic

WALLINGFORD Museum will have two new exhibitions on show when it reopens its doors at the start of next month, writes Matthew Wilson. ...

 

Show celebrates artist’s gentle wildness

Show celebrates artist’s gentle wildness

A STUNNING new art exhibition celebrating Gertrude Hermes’s lifelong fascination with the natural world finds the perfect backdrop at ...

 

Museum’s showing painter’s abstracts

Museum’s showing painter’s abstracts

A NEW display of John Piper’s Thirties abstract works is opening at the River & Rowing Museum tomorrow (Saturday). The artist, who ...

 

Living Advent Calendar off to a record start

Living Advent Calendar off to a record start

A RECORD £1,235 was raised by the first three nights of this year’s Henley Living Advent Calendar. Huge crowds attended peformances in ...

 

Art workshop

CHILDREN can make festive decorations at a workshop hosted by the River & Rowing Museum in Henley on December 7 at 2pm. This session ...

 

Double gold boat goes on show

Olympic champion celebrates museum’s new rowing exhibition

AN exhibition saluting the contribution of women to British rowing has been launched in Henley. Double Olympic champion Helen Glover ...

 

Museum has plenty to do this half-term

Museum has plenty to do this half-term

HENLEY’S River & Rowing Museum has plenty of “spooktakular” fun in store this Halloween half-term. An RRM spokesman said: “The museum ...

 

Artists are helping out at ‘Big Draw’

Artists are helping out at ‘Big Draw’

READING Guild of Artists will be sharing their expertise on Monday with a “Big Draw” event at the town’s museum. The theme of the ...

 

Rowing gala and conference

A GALA evening is to take place at the River & Rowing Museum in Henley before a biennial rowing conference. The reception and dinner ...

 

Musuem closed due to flooding

Musuem closed due to flooding

THE River & Rowing Museum was closed this week after heavy rain caused flooding inside. The downpours early on Tuesday morning meant ...

 

Cars form a timeline

AN historic car event will take place at Nuffield Place on Sunday (September 1) from 10am to 4pm. The event has been organised to ...

 

Museum staff put their teds on show

Museum staff put their teds on show

REMEMBER how you couldn’t bear to be parted from your favourite cuddly toy as a child? That’s the sacrifice that staff at the River & ...

 

Flamingoes and dormice were meat and drink to Pompeians

Flamingoes and dormice were meat and drink to Pompeians

Last Supper in Pompeii | Ashmolean Museum, Oxford | Until January 12 THE paradox of Pompeii is that the destruction of the town caused ...

 

Snowy owl chick is being hand-reared

Snowy owl chick is being hand-reared

KEEPERS at Beale Wildlife Park were faced with a dilemma when the resident snowy owls hatched out two chicks. Owl chicks have big ...

 

Teenagers make boat sculpture from discarded waste

Teenagers make boat sculpture from discarded waste

TEENAGERS unveiled a boat sculpture made from litter at the River & Rowing Museum. They were raising awareness about the problem of ...

 

Bears everywhere

Bears everywhere

THERE are going to be bears everywhere at the River & Rowing Museum this summer. A new exhibition titled “Bears!” opens next Saturday ...

 

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