For more details of each of the Exhibitions, click on the links below.

A Quiet Revolution: Bushey Women Artists

A picture of female students in smocks in the Herkomer studio, taken around 1900.

Council Chamber
26 Jan to 16 June 2019

The Herkomer School of Art was innovative in many ways, not least its acceptance of women students working alongside their fellow male students.

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Drawn from Life

Poster for the Drawn from Life exhibition.

Art Gallery
8 Dec 2018 to 7 Apr 2019

Pictures from life classes at the Herkomer School of Art, as well as studies by other Bushey artists.

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Arts and Crafts Listed Buildings

A local Arts and Crafts house in Bushey.Jubilee Room
26 January to 19 May 2019

Houses by the Architects Charles Voysey and Washington Broome were built in Bushey around 1900. Many were built in the Arts and Crafts styleand are listed.

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Sir Hubert von Herkomer

Self-portrait of Hubert von Herkomer around 1907.

Herkomer Room
Permanent display

The life, work and castle of Sir Hubert von Herkomer RA, also his School of Art, and including some of his most notable paintings.

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Lucy Kemp-Welch

A painting called 'The Aristocrats' by Lucy Kemp-Welch.

Lucy Kemp-Welch Gallery
Permanent display

She was the foremost painter of horses of her time, and well known for her illustrations for Black Beauty by Anna Sewell.

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Local History

Local artifacts on display in the Local History gallery.

Local History Galleries
Permanent display

A comprehensive display of local Bushey pottery and industry artefacts including police, fire brigade and schools.

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Future exhibition

Chandos Encore

Leaded glass by Jean Swanson.Art Gallery
13 April to 2 June 2019
A selling exhibition, in which Chandos Arts and Crafts present a new collection of their members’ work. As well as painters who use a variety of media and work in different styles, this group of friends has craftsmen/women who work with glass, wood, textiles, ceramics and jewellery to create a varied and interesting display. More.