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Grosvenor Museum

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27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DD United Kingdom
01244 972197http://grosvenormuseum.westcheshiremuseums.co.uk/

Upcoming Events

July 2015

Minis and More:  Female Fashion from the Swinging Sixties

11 July 2015 - 1 July 2017

This small exhibition shows day and evening dresses, holiday and wedding dresses – the diversity of the 1960s

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January 2017
£10.00

Watercolour Painting

24 January - 20 June

Join professional artist Deidre Boleyn to develop your skills in watercolour

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March 2017
£10.00

Drawing Skills

9 March - 15 June

Improve your drawing skills across a variety of subjects and styles.

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WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE GROSVENOR MUSEUM’S 12th OPEN ART EXHIBITION

9 March - 21 June

The show, which runs until 21 June, provides a diverse and stimulating exhibition for the public, vividly demonstrating the great wealth of artistic talent in the area.

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Minted: Making Money and Meaning

10 March - 30 June

This small exhibition looks at how money was made, how it was used by those who created it.

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Not the Grosvenor Museum Open

12 March - 6 May

Not the Grosvenor Museum Open is an exhibition of the artworks the museum could not fit in.

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£8.00

Life Drawing

15 March - 21 June

Life Drawing is a semi-tutored session with experienced art teacher Bex Raven.

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£10.00

Acrylic Painting

15 March - 21 June

Join professional painter Joanna Wood to learn a variety of skills with acrylic paint.

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April 2017

Alistair Tucker:  The Sublime Landscape

22 April - 16 July

Victorian poet Gerard Manley Hopkins once said “The world is charged with the grandeur of God.” Alistair’s work looks to explore such excellence, grandeur and beauty which so often inspires a response.

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May 2017

Alistair Tucker Exhibition Tour

12 May @ 1.00pm - 2.00pm

Alistair will discuss some to the techniques and processes which he uses in his work and the inspiration that drives his creativity.

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Women of the World Festival:  WOW

20 May - 21 May

The festival will aim to bring women and men together to speak about how they are making the world a fairer place.

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£3.00

The Shock of the New: Modernism in Art

25 May @ 1.30pm - 3.00pm

Adrian Sumner traces the evolution of Modernism in the visual arts.

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Art Puzzle

30 May @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Take a closer look at the detail in one of them and help us to re-create it piece by piece, in the form of a giant puzzle.

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Light and Shade Craft Day

31 May

Come and make a range of crafts and discover how Light and Shade can change the way we see things.

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June 2017

Digital Take-over Day

1 June @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Look out for the museum photo booth in Chester City Centre, where you can be photographed in your finery wearing clothes and accessories from the museum’s handling collection.

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Summer Discovery Day

2 June @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm

In the second of our seasonal-themed afternoons, we’ll be looking at lots of bugs! Discover why insects are so important to habitats, and try your hand at some bug crafts.

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£2.00

Chester Mystery Plays with Nicholas Fry

28 June @ 2.00pm - 3.00pm

Presenting a personal perspective on the Chester Mystery Plays.

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July 2017

Chester Heritage Festival

20 July - 25 July

Pick up a special festival trail from our reception desk and search for secret objects hidden in the very architecture and fabric of the museum building.

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Discover Poulton

22 July @ 1.30pm - 2.30pm

Join Poulton Research Trust’s archaeologist for a fascinating and informative guided tour.

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The Artist in the Streets of Chester

22 July @ 2.00pm - 3.00pm

Join Peter Boughton, the museum’s Keeper of Art, to explore the delights of England’s most picturesque city.

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Roman mosaic

22 July @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm

join us to make your own Roman mosaic.

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September 2017

Heritage Open Days

9 September @ 12.00pm - 12.45pm

Enjoy a free tour or children’s trail around Chester’s beautiful museum.

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Heritage Open Days

9 September @ 2.00pm - 2.45pm

Enjoy a free tour or children’s trail around Chester’s beautiful museum.

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Heritage Open Days

10 September @ 2.00pm - 2.45pm

Enjoy a free tour or children’s trail around Chester’s beautiful museum.

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Modern Watercolours: Exhibition Tour

13 September @ 2.00pm - 3.00pm

Join Peter Boughton, the museum’s Keeper of Art, to explore highlights of our collection of modern watercolours.

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