For more details of each of the Exhibitions, click on the links below.
Love among the Easels - The Herkomer School and Romance
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
Anne 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
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.