Our current exhibitions
The Exhibition Gallery is currently closed while we set up for the next exhibtion, Art Treasures from North Herts Museum
It will run from 5 October 2019 to 5 January 2020 and includes works from both Hitchin and Letchworth Museums. This is the first time that we have been able to select works from the two collections to show as a single exhibition. It will include familiar and well-loved works as well as some surprises.
Krysia: recent paintings
17 September – 24 November 2019
New works by Krysia Michna-Nowak, a contemporary artist working in North Hertfordshire. Her work is influenced by Greek mythology, mystical tales, Polish culture, history and war. Most of her works are based on a mono-print overlain by Japanese matt acrylic paint to create mixed-media art.
This exhibition is in the Arches Gallery, part of the upstairs Terrace Gallery.
Oh no! Someone has tried to steal a precious object from the museum and we need you to find it. All we know is they didn’t manage to get it out before they were caught; however, their twisted game means you and others are trapped in the museum. Solve the puzzles, find the object and escape before the hour runs out!
We aim not to scare the socks off you, just test your puzzle solving skills to the limit. Great for an evening out with friends or team building with work colleagues. Groups of up to six per session; for larger groups we will divide you across consecutive time slots.
The Escape room lasts about an hour and afterwards you will have use of our conference room for up to an hour, which includes a bottle of Prosecco and nibbles.
Cost per group (up to 6 people) is £120
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For more information email Rebecca on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01462 474562
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 £55. 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.
For more information or to book a talk please email Rebecca Barkus.
To see a full list of available talks, please click here.
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