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

Love among the Easels - The Herkomer School and Romance

Love among the Easels-R-WheelwrightCouncil Chamber
2nd July 2022 until January 2023
In his qualifications for entrance to his School of Art, Herkomer stated “married ladies and ladies above the age of 28 are not eligible for admission”. As he saw it, this ruling directed a female student’s concentration exclusively towards her art. However, nature being what it is – an artistic temperament, a glance across a crowded studio, the turn of a paint brush! - romance blossomed. More.

 

 

 

In Celebration of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth II

Coronation Arch Bushey 1953Anne Blessley Gallery
April 2022 – October 2022
The Queen has ruled for longer than any other Monarch in British history. By 23rd April 2022, St. George’s Day, she will have reigned for over 70 years as a constitutional monarch through major political changes. More.

 

Pastimes in Past Times: Bushey Before Television

Cycle speedway photoJubilee Room
The current exhibition is called 'Pastimes in Past Times: Bushey Before Television'. Here is one of the images on show - Cycle speedway was a popular sport in the 1940s and 1950s, but has since declined: here are a couple of local enthusiasts in about 1950, in Langmead Drive, Bushey.

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 Exhibitions

For details about our Future Exhibitions, click here.


Previous Exhibitions

Since the start of 2019 we have retained details about Previous Exhibitions on the website: click here.