Monday, 25 November 2013

A History of the North East in 100 Objects

On the new website you will find

Object Number 15
Thomas Bewick woodblock, 1800 - Cherryburn, National Trust

Object Number 37 (illustrated above)
Wombat, Vombatus ursinus, 1798 Great North Museum: Hancock, Tyne and Wear

Object Number 11
Northumbrian Small Pipes, about 1805 Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum, Northumberland

The Pipes also feature in a short video available here.

There is also a 100 Places website. Look out for Cherryburn at Number 19

Wombat, Vombatus ursinus, 1798

Great North Museum: Hancock, Tyne and Wear
- See more at: http://www.100objectsne.co.uk/objects/view/37#sthash.EnjmeT6j.dpuf
Thomas Bewick woodblock, 1800
Thomas Bewick woodblock, 1800
Thomas Bewick woodblock, 1800

Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Hilary Paynter Exhibitions


Wood engraver and Bewick Society member, Hilary Paynter has a retrospective exhibition of her engravings opening this weekend at Hereford Museum and Art Gallery.
The exhibition runs from 9th November to 9th January 2014. Details here.

She will also be exhibiting her work in Barnstaple at the new White Moose Gallery (http://www.whitemoose.co.uk) with the potter Kevin Green: The Art of Giving: runs from 29th November to 8th January. Details here.

Finally, if you cannot make it to Hereford or Barnstaple, she is also exhibiting in Exeter at the newly refurbished Royal Albert Memorial Museum.
Four South West Engravers: From 7th December 2013 to 23rd March 2014