Our current exhibitions

The BFG in Pictures

11 February – 23 April 2023
A touring exhibition from Quentin Blake Centre for illustration
The ‘phizz-whizzing’ BFG in Pictures touring exhibition is coming to North Herts Museum with free admission just in time for half-term!
‘The BFG in Pictures’ is the first exhibition of work by Quentin Blake for Roald Dahl’s enduring tale. Blake and Dahl collaborated closely on the final illustrations, and Blake himself selected 40 pieces from his archive for the exhibition, from which reproductions have been made.
Come and enjoy the children’s activities, and have a go at drawing the BFG!

Home and Away: Paintings by Barbara Heaton and Anne Parker

28 March – 30 April 2023

This collection brings together a number of paintings by local artists Barbara Heaton and Anne Parker. Their paintings reflect their love of interesting and beautiful scenes at home in North Herts, and on travels and holidays.

Barbara Heaton

Barbara has been a long-term member of Letchworth Art Society and regularly exhibits within the group. She has had two exhibitions at Letchworth Museum, one of which was shared with the potter, Abdo Nagi.

Anne Parker

Anne is a fourth generation resident of Letchworth Garden City. Her great grandfather owned one of the first houses to be built in the Garden City. She enjoys living near Norton Common which inspires many of her paintings.

Anne has exhibited in London and had solo exhibitions locally, she is also a member and has exhibited with, Letchworth Art Society.

This exhibition is in The Arches, part of The Terrace Gallery.

Museum Talks

For more information and to book tickets click here to go to Art Tickets, have a look at the events on our Facebook page or ask at the Museum reception and we can book it for you.

Are you part of a local group or society?

We offer a number of bookable talks given by our expert museum staff. The talks need to be pre-booked and cost £60. Talks can be held at the Museum or at your own venue; if your venue is outside the district, we have to charge travelling expenses.

They can be for up to 40 people. The talks usually last an hour and can be daytime or evening.

It is also possible to arrange online talks using platforms such as Zoom. Please ask for further details.

For more information or to book a talk please email Rebecca Barkus.

To see a full list of available talks, please click here.